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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

Stephanie Munroe
Medical Writer - Informed Consent Specialist

Stephanie Munroe, Ph.D.


“I want to thank the CSA team since I never…

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Vidhi Thakkar
Medical Writer

Vidhi Thakkar, Ph.D.

Smith & Nephew

“I had joined CSA during my PhD and I have…

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Shen Lin PhD
Principal Scientist

Shen Lin, Ph.D.

Spirovant Sciences, Inc.

“I joined the CSA to connect with more like-minded scientists…

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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.

Tapan Kumar Nayak, PhD
Field Application Scientist

Tapan Kumar Nayak, Ph.D.

Nanion Technologies

“I got a position as an application scientist in one…

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Galen Miller, PhD
Senior Scientist

Galen Miller, Ph.D.

Horizon Discovery

“The biggest part was letting go of my publications and…

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Damon Ng, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist, In Vivo

Damon Ng, Ph.D.


“I wondered why my applications were going into a black…

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Supraja Narasimhan, Ph.D.
Clinical Research Scientist

Supraja Narasimhan, Ph.D.

Karyopharm Therapeutics, Inc.

“Thanks to all the Cheekies who have supported the CSA…

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Jared D. Hoffman, Ph.D.
Medical writer

Jared D. Hoffman, Ph.D.


“In the Association, I met and talked with numerous awesome…

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Ranjani Muralidharan, Ph.D.
Laboratory Manager

Ranjani Muralidharan, Ph.D.


“Through Cheeky Scientist, I came to know my worth as…

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Trinh Nguyen, Ph.D.
Medical Science Liaison at

Trinh Nguyen, Ph.D.

Biotheranostics, Inc.

“Here I am with an offer for an MSL position….

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Hank Cheng, PhD

Hank Cheng, Ph.D.

Scientist II

“I was alarmed to realize how many people were stuck…

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Lana Itskovich, PhD
Clinical Research Coordinator

Lana Itskovich, Ph.D.

Pain Management Center

“I had been told my position was out of funding….

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