What No One Ever Told You

Donella Wilson, PhD
Career Paths
Non profit
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As a well trained scientist, would leaving academia and working for a not-for-profit agency be a "cop-out"? I think not, but these two environments present very different ways of life. During the first year after making the switch from academia, I came to understand the philosophical differences in working for a private agency and working in academia. Basically, in academia, whether you are a faculty member or a graduate student, you ...