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Our PhDs Always Get Hired

We have helped 10,000+ PhDs transition into their first or next industry career. Our members develop their careers and technical skills for life.


Success Stories

Maxwell Caughron
Program Manager

Maxwell Caughron, Ph.D.


“I knew I wanted to leave the academic track I…

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Jackie Johnson
Managing Director

Jackie Johnson, Ph.D.

JLJ Consultancy

“Cheeky Scientist helped me target my job search and land…

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Senior Purification Scientist

Abhay Thakur, Ph.D.

Pall Corporation

“Cheeky Scientist helped me perfect my LinkedIn profile, strengthen my…

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Alexis Paez, Ph.D., Field Director at Nexus

Did you know that 60% of all PhDs end up unemployed?

Reports by the UK Royal Society of Chemistry, the National Science Foundation and Atlantic have found that most PhD end up unemployed at some point in their careers because they are not trained in industry career development.

Did you know that 350,000+ PhDs are granted every year?

372,000 PhDs were granted last year but less than 1,000 full-time tenure professorships opened up based on a review of all accessible data. Meanwhile, low-paying, overworked postdoc and adjunct professorships are at a 40 year high.

Naomi Knoble, Ph.D.
Research Scientist

Naomi Knoble, Ph.D.


“I found myself in a period of career ambivalence before…

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Field Sales Specialist

Yahfi Talukdar, Ph.D.

Biosense Webster

“I was struggling to find success in my industry job…

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Medical Science Liaison

Yuri Klyachkin, Ph.D.


“Thanks to Cheeky Scientist, I went from being unemployed to…

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Scientific Support Specialist

Perrine Friedel, Ph.D.

Polyplus-Transfection S.A.

“I recommend Cheeky Scientist to all PhDs because Cheeky Scientist’s…

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Research Scientist

Giuseppe Allegretta, Ph.D.


“My resumes and job applications were constantly being rejected before…

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Scientific Editor

Francisco Mora, Ph.D.

Cactus Communications

“I was afraid that my PhD background was too niche…

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Strategy & Communications Director

Yousuf Ali, Ph.D.


“I applied to every industry position with the exact same…

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Scientific Consultant

Ravikiran Ravulapalli, Ph.D.

Sanofi Pasteur

“I thought I couldn’t land a great industry position with…

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Senior Manager

Jeannette Stankowski, Ph.D.


“I never got past initial phone interviews in my job…

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