Imagine PhD

About ImaginePHD

ImaginePHD is a free online career exploration and planning tool designed specifically for Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars in the humanities and social sciences.

On ImaginePhD you’ll be able to: 

  • Assess your career-related skills, interests, and values
  • Explore career paths appropriate to your discipline
  • Create self-defined goals
  • Map out the next steps for your career

Developed by experts from more than 50 universities, ImaginePhD offers a unique platform that teaches PhDs about popular job sectors, search strategies, and how to transfer skills across settings.

Click here for answers to some frequently asked questions about the resource. 

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