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Next-Gen PhD: Where PhDs Land and How to Get There
The keynote address will provide an up-to-date assessment of the current career landscape facing doctoral recipients and postdoctoral trainees. Author Melanie Sinche will share new research data and profiles of recent doctoral recipients across a wide range of disciplines to demonstrate the breadth of occupations that PhDs currently hold, along with proven strategies for landing occupations of choice for advanced-degree candidates.
Melanie Sinche is the Director of Education at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, CT. She is also the author of Next Gen PhD: A Guide to Career Paths in Science, published by Harvard University Press in 2016. She has served as a Research Associate in the Harvard Labor and Worklife Program, conducting survey research on careers for science PhDs. She served as the Founding Director of the FAS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs at Harvard University, held the same position at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and worked with the National Institutes of Health to build the first career center for NIH intramural trainees. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan and North Carolina State University. She is a National Certified Counselor and is available to speak on careers for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars nationwide.