Ali LandmanDeputy Editor at The Lancet Oncology
Where you begin doesn’t have to be where you end up, and there can be lots of stops and changes along the way!
Gosia TurnerSenior Statistical Analyst in the Student Data Management and Analysis team at University of Oxford
I am very passionate about higher education and I love that my work helps to improve student experience.
Gloria FuentesScientific Visual Communicator at The Visual Thinker
If you love science but think that the communication part is still missing, do not hesitate. Prepare yourself in face of whatever you see as your limitations and weaknesses and go for it!
Georgios ZacharisScience Consultant at Astronomical Observatory of Rome, Italy
There is always the anxiety of doing something new and the fact that you sail in unknown waters. But, on the other hand, this is what you always do when you are in basic research, so there is not much difference at the end of the day.
Iván Farías PelcastreAdvanced Manager, Knowledge Management at EY Global Delivery Services (EY GDS)
Do it! PhDs acquire many incredibly valuable skills which are still very rare in society. (…) Do not be deterred! Your skills are rare and valuable, and your insights will be appreciated. The grass is indeed greener on the other side…
Konstantina TavoulariDigital Product Designer at Desquared S.A
Don’t hesitate for this transition, if you really want. You do know about how to work hard and you do have all the necessary skills to do this.
Louise Rebecca ChapmanCEO of Lex Academic at Lex Academic
I am grateful that I get to wake up every day as my own boss, able to help researchers who do want to achieve academic career success go as far as they want to.
Gianluca BortolettoData Analyst at NTT Data
My academic background allows me to understand the main issues related to the job and the research project, and how to offer potential solutions to that.
Rebecca McKelveyEducation Partnership Lead at DeepMind
Understanding what really motivates me and gets me out of bed in the morning tended to steer me in the right direction and enabled me to realise my calling.
Chia-Jung ChangResearch Scientist at Meta
When the job is highly related to my PhD field, I’m able to ramp up faster and apply my domain knowledge to the job. When the job is less related to my PhD, self-learning and soft skills are generally useful.
Anjui WuCEO at Cansor Ltd
I want to see our research outputs eventually translated to help our patients.