This week Dr Sam joins David over the the PapaPhD podcast talking all about working smart in academia. From navigating a part-time PhD to crafting a personal brand strategy Sam shares her own experiences and some tips along the way.
Welcome to the Papa PhD Podcast, bringing you the career journeys and insights of MSc and PhD graduates around the world on job searching, skills development, networking, entrepreneurship, mental health, and more.
What you'll learn about on this episode:
The challenges and benefits of having a job during your PhD
The importance of choosing a supervisor with whom you can have a relationship based on trust
How physical activity can help your mental health through tough times
Crying is normal and natural, and might help, too
Personal branding isn’t only for people in the private sector – it’s also important within academia
Your milestones and challenges are part and parcel of your biography
The importance of working smart and of being strategic about when to be a perfectionist
Why you should accept your pace and not compare with people around you
We hope you enjoy the show! Let us know on Twitter what you think @drsamlynch