You never know where your PhD might take you. It will prepare you for a career in research, but it can lead to many other places, including work in the private, government and not-for-profit sectors.
Some of our researchers take research positions in Australia or globally. Others join the private sector as specialist tech innovators, consultants, or managers. And others run businesses or work for large consultancies. Explore their stories.
Life after research: Dr Anna Dziedzic
Dr Anna Dziedzic talks about her research on the use of foreign judges, and her life after completing her PhD.
Life after research: Dr Katie Lamb
Katie Lamb talks about life after her PhD. And the perspectives of children and young people who’ve experienced family violence.
Life after research: Dr Pip Karoly
Dr Pip Karoly is working on a seizure forecasting app for epilepsy sufferers – something she'd outlined in her PhD.
Life after research: Dr Umesh Nair
Umesh Nair uses skills he acquired during his PhD to help researchers meet their own infrastructure needs.
Life after research: Dr Susi Seibt
Find out what it’s like to undertake a joint PhD in Germany and Australia. Learn how an international joint PhD can shape your career and your life choices.