Physicists have many skills that are transferable to the "real world." Something about translating those skills and also about how there are some new skills you need to pick up…

Skills that physicist have (and how to translate them into the real world)

  • Technical writing:
  • Analytical thinking:
  • Writing skills:
  • etc.

Non-technical skills that you learn during a PhD

  • Organizing workshops
  • Hosting guests
  • Booking travel/accommodation
  • Budgeting
  • etc.

Additional skills that might be useful

  • People skills
  • etc.

What can supervisors do to help prepare their students?