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18-06-2024

Leaving academia for a non-academic career

In this episode, hosts Suzanne van Wouw and Jayron Habibe embark on a captivating journey with special guest Ashley Ruba. Ashley's remarkable transition from academia to a fulfilling role as a human factors engineer in the medical device industry serves as an inspiring testament to the endless possibilities for PhD holders outside the ivory tower.
Together, they peel back the layers of challenges, misconceptions, and the stigma surrounding non-academic careers, offering invaluable insights for fellow PhD professionals contemplating similar leaps. From networking tips to day-to-day responsibilities, Ashley shares her wisdom, making this episode a must-listen for those seeking intellectual fulfillment beyond academia's confines.
Don't miss out on this eye-opening discussion! Tune in to The Struggling Scientists Podcast and discover the wealth of opportunities awaiting you beyond the traditional academic path.
Link to the podcast on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/60CtdpDDuT4Oa3Gjw76dex
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