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9 Great Resources That Help PhD Students Transition Into the Workforce

Date: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 09:00
Source: 
The Muse
Excerpt: 

Leaving academia meant reinventing my career. The idea was daunting.After some sleepless nights staring into the internet abyss, I finally stumbled upon some encouraging hits. I finally stumbled upon some encouraging resources.

According to a report by The Royal Society, your chance of a becoming a professor is 0.45%. That means fewer than one in 200 PhD graduates become professors. Meanwhile, most PhD graduates will spend up to 10 years in temporary postdoc positions feeling insecure about their future job prospects.

Utilizing online resources is a fast and easy way to cement these plans while having the support of like-minded people. Here are the top reference websites for PhDs interested in transitioning: