I recently had a blog post featured on my university blog for Higher Degree Research students. The post, Identifying the skills from your PhD that are relevant for your future career (whatever that may be), discusses recent research on transferable skills for science PhDs.
“Every PhD student is probably sick of hearing about, ‘transferable skills,’ those ill-defined skills that you have developed while conducting your research that you are meant to emphasise when applying for jobs. Even for someone like me, who spent almost 10 years working full-time before starting a PhD, it is difficult to clearly define and articulate the specific skills I have developed during my time as a PhD student that will transfer to a job after I finish my PhD…”
The full post can be found here