Transition Spotlights

Read about how some of our Associates overcame a variety of common challenges PhDs face in their transitions to land the top industry position of their dreams.

Industry Transition Spotlight: Nicole Bowens, PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

An interview with Nicole Bowens, PhD, Medical Writer, Arbor Scientia What is your favorite part about working in industry? What I most enjoy about industry versus academia is having clear objectives and deadlines. As a medical writer in promotional medical education, I most enjoy being able to use creativity in the design and presentation of data across a variety of projects. What does a typical day at work look like for you? Typically, I start the day by reading the morning’s batch of emails. I may then review my timelines for my projects to determine what I need to accomplish…

Industry Transition Spotlight: Marios Tsatsos, PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

An interview with Marios Tsatsos, PhD 1. What is your name, your full job title, and the name of the company you work for? Marios Tsatsos, Data Scientist working for Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science Group). 2. What is your favorite part about working in industry? The impact-oriented objectives and connectivity that such a position offers 3. What does a typical day at work look like for you? Lots of coding, reading, paper-digging, and learning. Some team meetings (formal and informal) and, sporadically, meetings with clients and cross-team meetings. 4. How is your current industry position different than your academic…

Industry Transition Spotlight: Joydeep Pal, PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

An interview with Joydeep Pal, PhD 1. What is your name, your full job title, and the name of the company you work for? Joydeep Pal, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Foodinjoy Ltd, UK 2. What is your favorite part about working in industry? I am responsible for both the commercial and technical aspects of my company. I am excited to be able to apply my transferable skills from my PhD and Research Scientist days in helping the food and beverage sector toward a sustainable future. 3. What does a typical day at work look like for you? My day…

Industry Transition Spotlight: Shantanu Pal, PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

In this Q&A, Shantanu Pal, Ph.D., discusses his role as an R&D Project Leader at Remidio Innovative Solutions and shares advice for those looking to get hired in industry.

Industry Transition Spotlight: Alessandro Nesti, PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

In this Q&A, Sigita Cincuite, Ph.D., discusses her role as a Product Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific and shares advice for those looking to get hired in industry.

Industry Transition Spotlight: Ju Lin Tan, Ph.D.

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

In this Q&A, Sigita Cincuite, Ph.D., discusses her role as a Product Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific and shares advice for those looking to get hired in industry.

Industry Transition Spotlight: Sigita Cinciute, Ph.D.

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

In this Q&A, Sigita Cincuite, Ph.D., discusses her role as a Product Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific and shares advice for those looking to get hired in industry.

Industry Transition Spotlight: KarryAnne Belanger, PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

In this Q&A Samantha Shelton, Ph.D. discusses her role as a Support Scientist for 10x Genomics and shares advice for those looking to get hired in industry.

Industry Transition Spotlight: Defne Us, PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

In this Q&A Samantha Shelton, Ph.D. discusses her role as a Support Scientist for 10x Genomics and shares advice for those looking to get hired in industry.

Industry Transition Spotlight: Sharath Madasu, PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

In this Q&A Samantha Shelton, Ph.D. discusses her role as a Support Scientist for 10x Genomics and shares advice for those looking to get hired in industry.

Industry Transition Spotlight: Mitali Patil, PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

In this Q&A Samantha Shelton, Ph.D. discusses her role as a Support Scientist for 10x Genomics and shares advice for those looking to get hired in industry.

Industry Transition Spotlight: Samantha Shelton, PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

In this Q&A Samantha Shelton, Ph.D. discusses her role as a Support Scientist for 10x Genomics and shares advice for those looking to get hired in industry.