Ph.D. outcomes by the numbers:
Career prospects in the life sciences

Ph.D. outcomes by the numbers:
Career prospects in the life sciences

 

The first step after graduate school

The National Science Foundation administers the Survey of Earned Doctorates to degree recipients before they leave their universities. One line of inquiry in the survey is about post-graduation plans for employment. Among about 12,500 graduates in the life sciences in 2017, most had not made a definite commitment by the time they took the survey. Others had accepted job or postdoc offers. Here’s where.

Graduation cap chart

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