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Academia, Government, or Industry? Which One is Right for You?

  • Date: 12-10-2015 --
  • 12/11/15, AAPS
  • body: Although competition for life sciences jobs has become fierce, most Ph.D. life scientists will ultimately find jobs in academia, government, or the pharmaceutical or biotechnologies industries. While these jobs share many things in common, there are differences in compensation and benefits, job security, workplace culture, and career advancement. <Br><Br> Frequently, life scientists choose career paths without knowing much about them. Therefore, it may be informative to better understand the similarities and differences between academic, government, and industry jobs before taking the career plunge. <Br><Br> Read more on the <a href="">Career Success webpage</a> of the AAPS Career Center.
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