How to Start Your Academic Side Business

FEATURING: Jennifer Polk



3:00-4:00 p.m.

If you think you don’t have transferable skills, think again. What are your strengths? What do you enjoy doing? How does your academic background complement your strengths and interests?

Academics are well-suited to entrepreneurship and freelancing, once they figure out where to start. Join this webinar followed by an hour of Q&A to figure out how to turn your strengths into a proper side hustle.

 Learn key steps and strategies to identify your offerings, choose a niche, market your produces and services, and make your first sale. 
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Jen HeadshotJennifer Polk, Ph.D. helps Ph.D.s launch meaningful careers, during and after graduate school. Jen also speaks and writes on issues related to graduate education and career outcomes for doctoral-degree holders. Find her online at, and at her award-winning University Affairs blog. Jen earned her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.

Janet Salmons

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