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Episode 3 of Escape the Ivory Tower: the ever-changing job market

An interview with Carolyn Watters, vice president, academic, at Dalhousie University.


Welcome to Escape the Ivory Tower – the podcast about leaving academia.

Every month you can listen in as former academic Julie Clarenbach interviews academics who have left the tenure-track to pursue a non-academic career.

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Episode 3 – Carolyn Watters

In this episode Julie interviews Carolyn Watters, vice president academic at Dalhousie University. They talk about the ever changing job market for new Phds and how universities can take on a more central role to help grad students prepare for non-academic careers and what the major differences are between working in an academic versus a non-academic setting. (Running time: 11:47 mins).


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  1. Kate Graves / May 6, 2014 at 10:27

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