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5 Great Podcasts for Grad Students

podcasts for grad students

Grad school is no walk in the park. You have a lot on your plate, and that often means finding the time and space to chip away at your research, classwork and, time to relax. Podcasts are easy to find and listen to, and are one of the best ways to help you accomplish all of the above.

There are literally thousands of podcasts worth listening to and are typically free. Below, we’ve compiled some of our favorites for when you need help getting through your dissertation or you simply want something to listen to during extended periods of work.

Top 5 Podcasts for Graduate Students

Bold Adulting

Bold Adulting, which carries the tagline “courage in the face of self-doubt,” is a podcast hosted by confidence coach Masha Evpak and provides strategies for when you don’t know what you’re doing. It has lifehack tips for millennials and talks about body image, graduate school, career path changes, and many more.

Bold Adulting is available on their official website, iTunes, Player FM, and Stitcher Radio.

Most recent episodes include:

The Story Collider

The Story Collider is a nonprofit group that produces live shows across the U.S., U.K., Canada, and New Zealand. Their shows feature true and personal stories about science, which are also shared through their weekly podcast.

The Story Collider is available on their official website, iTunes, SoundCloud, Player FM, and Stitcher Radio.

Here are a few of their latest podcast episodes:

Child Psychology Podcast

The Child Psychology Podcast is hosted by Dr. Draycen DeCator, a post-doctoral fellow with a degree in clinical child psychology, in which he discusses child psychology topics for parents and teachers, and anyone willing to listen.

The Child Psychology Podcast is available on Dr. DeCator’s website, Player FM, Stitcher Radio, iTunes, Mixcloud, and PodBean.

Latest episodes include: