Are you ready for what comes after getting your degree? Or after your second or third postdoc? How does the job market treat PhDs today?

These are questions I had no answers to when I was finishing my PhD.

My guest this week – Ashley Ruba, PhD – has taken up the personal mission to keep asking tough questions to the post-PhD community, after living a transformational transition from her postdoc position to a working as a UX researcher for Meta Reality Labs.

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Dr. Ashley Ruba (PhD in Developmental Psychology) is a UX Researcher at Meta Reality Labs, building the next generation of AR/VR technology. Prior to joining Meta, Dr. Ruba spent over a decade in academic research, studying how young children learn about emotions.

Thank you, Ashley Ruba!

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