Neuroscience: Career Outcomes

Graduated Academic Industry Gov't Sci-Rel Non-Sci Postdoc Clinical Med Std
1997-2001 25 | 66% 3 | 8% 0 | 0% 7 | 18% 1 | 3% 0 | 0% 2 | 5% 0 | 0%
2002-06 9 | 25% 3 | 8% 0 | 0% 5 | 14% 1 | 3% 11 | 31% 2 | 6% 5 | 14%
2007-11 8 |11% 6 | 8% 2 | 3% 12 | 16% 1 | 1% 34 | 46% 0 | 0% 11 | 15%


Numbers reflect status of former students at the time the data were gathered in summer/fall 2012. Current employment may now be different.

Data include information from:
1997-2001: all graduates (38)
2002-06: all graduates (36)
2007-2011: 74 of 79 graduates


Definitions
Academic: academic research and teaching appointments, including tenure-track and non-tenure track
Industry: research in an industrial, for-profit setting
Gov't: research in government agencies (e.g. NIH, NSF, etc.)
Sci-Rel: related to science, but not traditional research, e.g. science policy, scientific patent attorney, science writer
Non-Sci: careers unrelated to science
Postdoc: in a postdoctoral research position at time surveyed
Clinical: employed in a medical career field, i.e. in clinical practice (presumes professional degree was also obtained)
Med Std: a medical student or resident

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