Navigating out of academia

Written by Efraín E. Rivera Serrano, PhD

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Many of us have been riding the academic bus since graduate school, but only a few know where it will take us.  “So, what are you going to do now?” I have lost count as to how many times I have been asked this question ever since I publicly announced my decision to leave the academic system. One may immediately think of this inquiry as analogous to the “what do you want to be when you grow up?” question that is customary to every childhood story. However, I think that the former often holds deeper interests beyond plain curiosity.  We...

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