November 6, 2011
3 Ph.D.'s Who Veered Away From the Professoriate
Despite a culture in academe that steers most Ph.D. students toward careers as professors, these former graduate students found jobs outside of the classroom. They have taken the kind of path that more research universities want to expose doctoral students to, particularly in the present poor job market.
Ph.D. in neuroscience, U. of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2004
Job: Freelance science and medical writer