Advanced 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…
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.
Science & Math teacher, Nutritionist, Science writer & illustrator, Site Coordinator for ABE (Amgen Biotech Experience) in Italy at MIUR (Ministry of Education, University and Research) and Amgen Foundation
For my students, the possibility to interact with a teacher who can tell them how science works and how it develops is really stimulating and positively challenging.