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Options 4 Success

MANAGING YOUR CAREER PATH WITH OPTIONS FOR SUCCESS

Versatile PhD is proud to offer the Options for Success Career Exploration program, a six-module course developed specifically for PhDs by Dr. Fatimah Williams at Beyond the Tenure Track.

Options for Success is a career exploration and professional development program that is designed to help graduate students and postdoctoral scholars identify viable career paths, understand the link between their degrees and the professional world, and confidently manage the transition from university to high-quality professional placement.

Assessments

ASSESS STRENGTHS
Assess your personal strengths, interests and values

Career Explorations
Assessments

UNDERSTAND OPTIONS
Familiarize yourself with diverse employment opportunities within and beyond academia

Identify

IDENTIFY INTERESTS
Identify your professional fields of interest and impact

Market

BUILD A NETWORK
Hone your networking skills

Improve

MARKET TALENTS & SKILLS
Cultivate your ability to analyze and market their talents and skills

Build

IMPROVE JOB READINESS
Prepare effective materials for a job search, including the cover letter, resume and professional narrative

Manage

MANAGE THE PLACEMENT PROCESS
Confidently manage the process of professional placement

Interface

INTERFACE WITH CAMPUS RESOURCES
Enhance your readiness to take advantage of on-campus and external professional development and career tools