PhD graduate careers stories

Careers case studies can help to illustrate the wide range of career options available to you after graduation.

You may also find that they provide useful advice, and give you insight into day to day life in different job roles.   

  • Research Careers: Explore Your Options Beyond Academia - A collection of profiles of people who have made the transition from academia to industry put together by Oxford University
  • The ABPI have an extensive bank of case studies for roles in the pharmaceutical industry, including a number from PhD holders
  • has a bank of professional case studies from people working in non-academic roles in universities
  • If you would like some help in exploring your post-PGR career options, you can also set up a meeting with the PGR Careers Adviser (

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