Ep 8: The Graduate Student Mental Health Crisis

As the first installment of our three-part mental health episode series, this introductory episode features our exclusive interview with Dr. Nathan Vanderford, one lead authors on the ground-breaking Nature Biotechnology published in 2018, "Evidence for a mental health crisis in graduate education". Here, we discuss Dr. Vanderford's journey through STEM and his thoughts on the crisis.

The first paper to characterize the graduate student mental health crisis

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Building Your Mentorship Network

Click here for an article from Science that provides tips on how to build a network of mentors.

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What Can You Do with a PhD?

To find out more about what you can do with your PhD and the career options ahead of you, click here.

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Informational Interviews

Thinking about conducting informational interviews with someone who has pursued your career of interest? Start here to learn how to get the most out of the interview. Click here for a list of questions.