Careers

Career guidance for thesis-based graduate students

 Careers:

 An advanced degree is an entry point to broader opportunities and so it’s important to keep options open.

 Career options include (but are not limited to):

 
PhD
MSc
Academia
  • Professor/instructor
  • Postdoctoral fellowship – potentially leading to faculty positions (research and/or teaching)
  • Project management
  • Research associate
  • Professor/instructor
Government
  • Scientific position/researcher
  • Scientific position
  • Disease surveillance
 
Industry
  • Lead researcher
  • Research associate
  • Project management
  • Research associate
  • Project management
Health Care
  • Clinical fellowship: clinical biochemistry, clinical microbiology, clinical cytogenetics
  • Disease surveillance
  • Administrative role
  • Disease surveillance
  • Research associate
  • Administrative role
Health Foundations
  • Administrative role
  • Administrative role
Health Professional Organizations
  • Administrative role
  • Administrative role
Scientific Journals
  • Writer/editor
  • Administration
  • Writer/editor
  • Administration
Writer
  • Freelance writer
  • Freelance writer