“Start your career planning early! Finding your true passion takes time, and adequately preparing to be competitive in your selected career path takes further time still.” Current Ph.D. candidate Rory Bradley profiles Duke alumna Monica Gerlach, Ph.D.
Members of Duke's Biology Department designed a "Biology Boot Camp" to help Ph.D. students in the Biological Sciences identify their career goals and gain tangible skills to achieve them. Here they reflect on how it went.
Non-academic jobs account for about 61 percent of STEM Ph.D. career outcomes, yet the lack of departmental and advisor support, along with the need to carve your own path, continues to make pursuing these careers a challenge.