STEM PhD Pathways

Graduate students and postdocs in STEM fields have a wealth of resources to help you explore careers that could be a great fit for you. Take advantage of the STEM-focused resources listed below to jump start your career development. Please follow up with an appointment with OCS advisors to help hone a professional and career development strategy that maximizes your time at Yale.

Explore STEM PhD Pathways

Are you curious about careers beyond the academy? Do you want to hear hands-on experiences from Yale Alumni and practitioners who have paved successful career paths? OCS spotlights career paths in diverse fields — venture capital, biotech/pharma, science education, technology — through hosting conversations with industry experts, company site visits, and featuring online resources.

Utilize the tools below to explore the broad array of career opportunities available for graduate students and postdocs.

STEM Career Development Modules

Jump start your career development! These six modules offer activities and easy-to-follow tips to get started on networking, crafting a resume, interviewing, and more. You may follow the curriculum independently, or form your own small group of peers to share findings, discuss challenges, and productively reflect on the completed activities.

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Job Search Resources

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Search continually updated U.S. market trends to learn about job types (job functions), growth trends, and desired skills. The results will include general information about each job (functional area), employment trends from the past two years and projections for the next 10 years, employers that have that role, desired education level, skills for the position, and more!


  1. Find Career Data by Selecting Keywords: Enter keywords of various job titles and choose a state or search nationwide to learn more about that job.
  2. Filter by Industry and Occupation: Search by industry and choose among popular occupations/job titles within that industry.

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