The Beyond Academia conference at UC Santa Barbara is an annual event aimed at preparing graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in all stages and disciplines to pursue a wide range of career options after graduate school. The conference offers attendees the opportunity to interact with professionals who have established careers outside the professoriate in industry, government, administration, nonprofits, and more. Come learn about potential careers in a variety of sectors and specialties outside of and alongside academia. Whether you are on the job market or just starting to explore career options, the Beyond Academia conference will help you create an action plan for your future.
Sponsored by the UCSB Graduate Division; Stimulating Entrepreneurial and Economic Development in Santa Barbara (SEED-SB); UCSB Career Services; UCSB Center for Science & Engineering Partnerships; Materials Department; Computer Science Department; Physics Department; Electrical & Computer Engineering Department; Technology Management Program; History Department; Materials Research Laboratory; Interdisciplinary Humanities Center; English Department; Philosophy Department; Communication Department; Linguistics Department; Classics Department; Music Department; Anthropology Department; Sociology Department; Theater & Dance Department; Feminist Studies Department.