The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Non-GC Events

Beyond Academia Conference 2023

Are you curious about what you can do with your PhD beyond the traditional academic track? Are you looking to build your professional network? Join the 11th Annual Beyond Academia Conference to learn about the multitude of engaging and exciting career paths that you can pursue with a PhD.


With 17 career exploration panels, 9 skill-development workshops, and over 100 PhD speakers to network with (including many Berkeley alumni), you’re bound to discover something new  – whether you are set on pursuing a professorship, are convinced the traditional academic career path isn’t the best fit for you, or are still completely undecided.


Registration is now open! This year’s conference will be held virtually on Thursday February 23rd and Friday, 24th, 2023, 10AM – 5PM PST.  You can register for free, as well as view the full schedule of speakers, panels, and workshops here.


If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to reach out at or visit the student organization’s website,