Academia, Industry, or Government?

cory.bernhards@biocareers.com
Author : Robert Cory Bernhards

The major question almost all graduating PhDs face is whether to pursue a career in academia, industry, or government.  I’ll discuss pros and cons of each along with some common misconceptions.

Many graduate students are under the false impression that most PhDs go into academia.  This is because our mentors are professors, and academia is what they know, so in turn, that’s all you learn from them.