Gaby L. Longsworth, Ph.D. is featured in an article that outlines alternative career paths for biomedical Ph.D.s. In 2006, due to increasing competition, only 15% of biomedical Ph.D. students had a tenure-track job six years after graduation. Searching for a more secure field, professionals such as Dr. Longsworth have leveraged their scientific training to succeed in the law, consulting, and health care industries. The article discusses this trend in depth, along with the thought processes behind Ph.D. students who leave academia.
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