This Is Where New Ph.D.s Find Jobs

“Where do new doctoral-degree holders choose to work? A growing number of them are finding work in industry, according to federal data.

Of the 21,450 Ph.D. recipients in 2022 who said they had accepted jobs in the United States, 48.1 percent were headed to jobs in industry — which has absorbed an increasing share of Ph.D.s over time. That’s up from 20.9 percent in 1992, according to the most recent Survey of Earned Doctorates, an annual census of doctorate holders.”

To read more, check out the article in The Chronicle of Higher Education by Audrey Williams June, posted on February 2, 2024.

By Laura Stark
Laura Stark Director of Graduate Career Services, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences