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How to Find Biopharma Companies in the Same Therapeutic Area Cluster

How to Find Biopharma Companies in the Same Therapeutic Area Cluster | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
Here’s a bit of “out of the box” thinking – 1. Identify the therapeutic area you are interested in, and current therapeutics being developed for the therapeutic area. 2.
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Grad School Indebtedness Varies by Race, Study Finds - ScienceCareers.org

Grad School Indebtedness Varies by Race, Study Finds
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Apparently, black and Hispanic students take big loans to finance a Ph.D. more frequently than whites or Asians do.
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Bank of America Gets Virtually Free Money, Why Not Students of America? - Policyshop (blog)

Bank of America Gets Virtually Free Money, Why Not Students of America?
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I am not happy about the interest loan but knew that the alternative was being in a low paying job and struggling for the rest of my life.
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Base offers STEM-based careers - Ventura County Star

Base offers STEM-based careers - Ventura County Star | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
Base offers STEM-based careers Ventura County Star NSWC PHD is an avid supporter of many community-related science and technology events and champions a variety of programs involving local schools, including the Pre-engineering Program for high...
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Quants: The Rocket Scientists Of Wall Street - TheBull.com.au

Quants: The Rocket Scientists Of Wall Street - TheBull.com.au | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
TheBull.com.au Quants: The Rocket Scientists Of Wall Street TheBull.com.au As with most careers, the key to landing the high-paying jobs is a resume filled with experience, including well-known employers, and reliance on both recruiting firms and...
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Careers in the Humanities | Think.Read.Talk.

Ask.com's reference page: “Are there any resources on nonacademic careers for humanities PhDs?” The challenging job market for ...
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Show me the money: How a Ph.D. chemist is helping corporate ...

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So while a Ph.D. is not necessarily required for the job she has now, Zakiah said there are so many skills that one acquires in ...
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"Why Aren't More Women in Science?" - UB News Center

"Why Aren't More Women in Science?" - UB News Center | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
"Why Aren't More Women in Science?"UB News CenterKeynote speaker Wendy M.
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ForumWatch: Do PhDs Need MBAs? - BusinessWeek (blog)

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ForumWatch: Do PhDs Need MBAs?BusinessWeek (blog)Recently, Deena12, a participant in the Business Schools Forum posed the question: Do PhDs need MBAs to enhance their careers? With a PhD in engineering and a $100000 annual salary, Deena12 wanted to...
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Can We Hold This Meeting Outside? - Stanford Review (blog)

Can We Hold This Meeting Outside? - Stanford Review (blog) | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
He mentioned the rethinking of IHUM, the success of SLE, how to attract more students to traditional liberal arts degrees, and how to prepare PhD students for a wider range of careers – for jobs (wait for it) outside of academia. His words, not mine. These are all fine ideas, no solutions were attempted but I assume that it will take more than a two hour meeting to save Aristotle and Dante.
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Alternative Careers for Scientists

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This is the first in our new series of articles on Alternative Careers for Scientists. We'll be looking at jobs that are ...
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Zheng Lab – Bad Project (Lady Gaga parody)

Thanks to Yvonne K. for telling me about this. I love the western blot part: that was my life (aka western blots won’t ...
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10 More Reasons Why Parents Should Not Send Their Kids to College - The Business Insider

10 More Reasons Why Parents Should Not Send Their Kids to College - The Business Insider | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
10 More Reasons Why Parents Should Not Send Their Kids to CollegeThe Business InsiderThey do it because they want to explore ...
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New dean sees a lot of himself in faculty - Western News

New dean sees a lot of himself in faculty - Western News | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
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New dean sees a lot of himself in faculty
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I think most schools appoint academic deans, but a large part of a dean's job is outward facing, dealing with alumni, donors or corporations.
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A PhD in economics is the only one worth getting - Quartz

A PhD in economics is the only one worth getting - Quartz | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
A PhD in economics is the only one worth getting Quartz People often ask me: “Noah, what career path can I take where I'm virtually guaranteed to get a well-paying job in my field of interest, which doesn't force me to work 80 hours a week, and...
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Let The Truth Be Told: Get the Right PhD Advice When You Need It ...

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Let's call this PhD student, “the academic.” Now the academic may not care about alternative PhD careers. The academic has been highly successful and is “on track” in his or her mind, and this may lead to a prestigious ...
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On “Leaving Science” | Alan Dove, Ph.D.

When graduate students and postdocs start to think their future is especially bleak, I start getting more notes from them asking about my choice of an “alternative” career. Many scientists have the naive impression that anyone ...
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Where Do Postgraduates Go? « Manchester Postgraduate Careers Blog

Where Do Postgraduates Go? « Manchester Postgraduate Careers Blog | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
The pessimistic view is that doing a PhD was a waste of time if you could get into those jobs with a Masters or undergraduate ...
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You're hired!: Why soft skills can help land that dream job - The Independent

You're hired!: Why soft skills can help land that dream job - The Independent | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
You're hired!: Why soft skills can help land that dream jobThe Independent"These skills are very important because ...
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Why Biologists' Career Problems Are Unique: Life Outside of ...

Why Biologists' Career Problems Are Unique: Life Outside of ... | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
If the job doesn't require the actual degree, can it be really considered an "alternative career"? Are plumber, bus driver, ...
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BioSpace Career Fair - Alternative Science Careers

This Career Fair is intended for professionals with experience in the bioscience industry. All candidates must have at least a four-year college degree AND two years of industry-related work experience to attend.
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Deciding What to Be with a PhD - The New York Academy of Sciences

Deciding What to Be with a PhD - The New York Academy of Sciences | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
Given the large number of science PhDs who end up working outside academia, the decision to leave the bench must be easy, right? Well, not exactly. Despite the fact that nonacademic positions are no longer the "alternative," opting for one can appear to be a risky endeavor.
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Tough Interview Questions

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According to a LinkedIN user poll, of the 5 common interview questions: “Can you tell me a bit about youself?”, ...
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100 Reasons NOT to Go to Graduate School - "I Have a PhD. Now What?"

100 Reasons NOT to Go to Graduate School - "I Have a PhD. Now What?" | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
Could I have done much of what I had done in my professional career without the PhD? Some, yes. Some – I'd needed to have a PhD ...
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In tough economy, PhD appears to help - Science News

In tough economy, PhD appears to help - Science News | Alternative PhD Careers | Scoop.it
In tough economy, PhD appears to helpScience NewsUS residents holding PhD's in science, health and engineering were ...
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