PhDs have the skills for business

Nature Career Column piece “A bridge to business” addresses the many ways that doctoral training applies to careers in industry and business. Science PhD students make meaning from data, manage people, complete projects, make use of limited resources, are knowledgeable of the latest technology, and must learn to be resilient – important skills for business. With a bit of programmatic support, doctoral students can learn about various industry careers, acquire a few more business skills and command the higher salaries more often associated with an MBA.

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