TETRAD: Career Outcomes

Graduated Academic Industry Gov't Sci-Rel Non-Sci Postdoc Clinical Med Std
1997-2001 58 | 56% 11 | 11% 2| 2% 22 | 21% 4 | 4% 0 | 0% 7 | 7% 0 | 0%
2002-06 43 | 45% 19 |20% 2 | 2% 10 | 10% 3 | 3% 12 | 13% 7 | 7% 0 | 0%
2007-11 14 | 12% 18 | 15% 1 | 1% 17 | 14% 1 | 1% 61 | 51% 1 | 1% 7 | 6%


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: 104 of 111 graduates
2002-06: 96 of 106 graduates
2007-2011: 120 of 134 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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