PhD Research Job Search

In between Academic and Industry research lies National Laboratories that incorporates aspects of both academia and private industry with a government focus.

Research can be done in a variety of settings: Academia, Industry, Research

R&D?

Non-profits // Rand Corp

National Laboratories: https://energy.gov/national-laboratories

  • What they are
  • What opportunities they offer
  • What they are looking for in candidates
  • List of the labs
  • Government focus

Federally Funded Research and Development Centers: https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/ffrdclist/

Sample Job Titles

  • Post-Doc
    • What is it
    • How do you find opportunities
    • Do you need to have one
    • Launching point (be prepared for one)

Companies that have hired Michigan PhD Candidates

Reference ECRC National Labs Event