Beyond the PhD

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According to a report by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) called “Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities,” the percentage of new PhD recipients in the United States who reported having definite commitments for a faculty position at a U.S. institution immediately after graduation was around 38% in the most recent data available, which covers the year 2019. So where are the rest of the PhDs working?

This website is a free resource for undergraduate students, graduate students and postdocs that want to learn about careers in academia and beyond. We are a student-led group that aims to provide support for students that do not have access to programs on alternative careers in science.

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We were formed in 2018 by a University of Connecticut Biomedical Sciences PhD candidate and a postdoctoral fellow to provide resources for students on non-academic, industry, and academic positions within Biomedical Science. Transitions to virtual programming enabled us to create an online presence for all students interested in learning more about their career options.

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