Welcome to The Grad Gals Podcast where we're creating a space for young women in graduate school to take control of their lives and careers. We're sharing all aspects of graduate student life including tips for your career and your overall health!
Tamara Allard returns to the podcast to share her work as the spokesperson for National Higher Education Day as well as tips for how graduate students can advocate for legislation to make higher education more attainable for all students.
Hope from @thehopefulscientist is here to break down how she personally manages to fit in exercise to her schedule as well as her favorite tips for exercises specially tailored for graduate students who spend most of their time at a desk. Plus, she's sharing all the details of her job at NASA.
This week Arcadia is sharing how she's dealing with mental health struggles. Plus, she's joined by guest star, Klaudja, who tells her unique story as a Ph.D. student supporting her family through their green card process. Then Klaudja breaks down how her volunteer experiences have helped her combat isolation in graduate school.
This week Arcadia is joined by Kimberly from @thepathphd to discuss weddings! Kimberly is sharing how she balances wedding planning while in her Ph.D. program as well as her thoughts on why the decision to change your last name after marriage isn't always an easy one for those of us in academia.
This week Arcadia is joined by fellow Psychologist-in-Training Daija, who is sharing her decision to pursue an army career following the completion of her Psy.D. Arcadia and Daija discuss the difference between PhDs and PsyDs before diving into what opportunities exist for grad school graduates in the armed forces.
So many Ph.D. students feel like their career path is already laid out for them. But what if you don't want to go into academia? Tamara is back this week to discuss her decision to go into policy and her advice for telling your advisor that you don't want to go into academia.
Relationships in graduate school are hard. For our first episode, I'm bringing on my good friend Tamara Allard to talk about how we became friends early in her graduate school career and what she has learned since about building your social circle.