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Sixty-one percent of STEM PhDs pursue non-academic careers

Apr 06

A new study published by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) finds that sixty-one percent of STEM PhDs pursue non-academic careers. The findings suggest that non-academic careers are the new normal for PhDs, and throw into question the manner in which graduate students experience professional development. According to the study:

Beyond Academia 2014 in Hindsight: Organizers Reflect Upon BA 2014 and Look to the Future

Mar 05

Thanks to everyone who helped to make the Beyond Academia 2014 conference such a rousing success. From organizers, to speakers and panelists to the hundreds of attendees, everyone played their part in making the conference the premier career education and networking event at UC Berkeley. With the 2014 conference in

Speaker Profile: Peter Binfield, PhD – Co-founder and Publisher of PeerJ

Feb 03

By Georgeann Sack Peter Binfield will be a speaker on the Science Communication panel for Beyond Academia on Thursday, February 20. Peter Binfield ran PLOS ONE during the journal’s rapid growth and is currently Co-founder and Publisher of PeerJ, an Open Access journal that offers scientists a one-time low membership

The Beyond Academia Conference, February 20th&21st, 2014

Jan 21

The team at Beyond Academia would like to take this chance to welcome you back from your winter breaks! It’s been a quiet few weeks for us, but that won’t last; we’re busy preparing for our upcoming events! On January 22 (this coming Wednesday), in conjunction with the Molecular and

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