How to Tell Your Advisor You're Leaving Academia

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 13:55 -- dougk
Leaving the lab

While most jobs for PhDs these days are outside of academia, some PIs and graduate advisors are still having problems accepting that their PhD students and postdocs may be leaving for nonacademic jobs. At the recent Beyond Academia 2016 conference, Els van der Helm moderated a panel of faculty who discussed how and when to discuss career options with your advisor.