How can philosophy better support graduate students who pursue careers outside of academia? My thoughts at The Philosopher's Cocoon. (Thanks to for inviting me!)
Wise words from here. Academic careers aren't getting any easier to land, and they're not all they're cracked up to be anyway. Time to get realer with our grad students about non-academic options.
3/ I also think it's a moral and prudential imperative for placement directors to actively help and support PhD students who want to do a non-ac job after. It's not only a plan B. See here by
The majority of Philosophy PhDs will not get permanent academic jobs. One thing we can do to support them is to make small institutional changes to encourage and help students to take up non-academic careers. Guest post by
Supporting non-academic careers (guest post by Kevin J.S. Zollman)