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PhDs are everywhere

PhD students and postdoctoral scholars—more than ever—are pursuing the next great discovery in a variety of industries and professions.

PhDs are everywhere

PhD students and postdoctoral scholars—more than ever—are pursuing the next great discovery in a variety of industries and professions.

GET IN THE KNOW

Take charge of your career.

Our many years supporting advanced-degree students and postdoctoral scholars in their transition to
satisfying careers in industry—along with sustained relationships with them as distinguished professionals
—allows us to give current students, scholars, and young professionals unique access to first-hand knowledge and a
behind-the-scenes look at the talent needs of top employers who appreciate and need talent like you.
This insight gives our clients a clear understanding of their aspirations and motivations, the true hiring process,
and a chance to implement proven strategies and techniques to affirm their career decision, cut through
the application clutter, and standout in every facet of the job-search process.

San DiegoCA

We focus our efforts in the world-class life science and tech cluster of San Diego, by supporting the broad career aspirations of the many talented and passionate PhD student, postdoctoral and professional researchers in the area.  This growing innovation and talent hub is home to some of the world’s top research institutions, who not only provide ideas but also the talent who will play a critical role in fueling the dramatic growth of our regions’ innovation economy. 
These institutes, not to mention the hundreds of employers near by, are within three miles of each other, and include the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Sanford Burnham Presbys Medical Discovery Institute, Scripps Research, J. Craig Venter Institute, as well as UC San Diego.  You can literally ride a electric scooter or bike across the street from these institutes to top employers and labs and start a relationship!
Key companies in the region who appreciate the research ability, experience, and skills of our large research community include: Illumina, ThermoFisher Scientific, Dexcom, Neurocrine Biosciences, Vertex, Pharmaceuticals, ViaSat, NuVasive, BD, ResMed, and Vividion Therapeutics, among hundreds of others.

Our Mission

To support PhD scholars’ career transition and professional mobility by catalyzing and fostering a valued and sustainable
professional ecosystem of students, scholars, alumni, employers, institutions and other key stakeholders locally, and beyond. 

Together we can build a valued
PhD professional community

Imagine a world where your peers felt in the know, confident, and empowered in their career options — just like you.

 

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