How to find an adviser to help find a nonacademic job

Postdoctoral students looking for jobs outside academia need advisers already working with those in the corporate world, Arctic founder Gina Stewart writes in this blog post. Stewart suggests asking advisers for a list of past students and where they work now to find a good fit. "Be upfront in your interviews about your desire for a nonacademic job, and only accept a postdoc with an adviser who is willing to support you in your search," Stewart advises.

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