Publié le 15 juin 2017

PhDs' early career trajectories strongly differentiated

Julien Calmand, Marie-Hélène Prieur, Odile Wolber

  • Training and Employment n°127
  • juin 2017

PhD, career trajectory, research, R&D, employment, Génération 2010

For those who obtained their PhDs in 2010, research remains the main opening. If they embark on careers in public-sector research, their trajectories during the first five years of their working lives are synonymous with periods of temporary employment of varying lengths. These trajectories contrast sharply with those of PhDs who seek employment in the private sector at a very early stage in their careers.

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