Table 1 Some institutions with progressive career development programs for doctoral and postgraduate students

From: Translating academic careers into industry healthcare professions

InstitutionCountrySpecific informationWebsite
Universities
University of California, BerkeleyUSOccupational outlook book, salary recommendationshttps://career.berkeley.edu/Sciences/Sciences
Boston UniversityUSComprehensive, mature approachhttp://www.bu.edu/careers/
Harvard University Medical SchoolUSApproaches from tuition assistance to retirementhttps://hr.hms.harvard.edu/working-hms/career-development
Karolinska InstituteSwedenFocus on inside and outside careerhttps://education.ki.se/career-service
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSExploration of chances in industries, especially biotechhttps://capd.mit.edu/
Max Delbrück Center for Molecular MedicineGermanyFocus on researchers, also outside academiahttps://www.mdc-berlin.de/content/aspire
Scripps Research InstituteUSCareer planning course for PhDshttps://education.scripps.edu/graduate/doctoral-program/
Stanford UniversityUSMotivation by career story tellinghttp://med.stanford.edu/bioscicareers.html
University of CambridgeUKAppealing video tutorials from industrieshttps://www.opda.cam.ac.uk/career-development
University of Copenhagen + Technical University of DenmarkDenmarkCurriculum with speakers from outside academiahttps://www.synapse-connect.org/
University of HeidelbergGermanyStartup managementhttps://www.graduateacademy.uni-heidelberg.de/karriere/
University of Massachusetts Medical SchoolUSIndividual career development planhttps://www.umassmed.edu/gsbs/career/
University of OsloNorwayFocus on networking outside academiahttps://www.uio.no/english/studies/career/
University of OxfordUKSkill training courseshttps://www.medsci.ox.ac.uk/study/skillstraining/career-development
Tel Aviv UniversityIsraelCompany presentationshttps://english.tau.ac.il/career_center
Other academic organizations
California Life Science InstituteUSBiotech primer for delivery of industry knowledgehttps://califesciencesinstitute.org/careers/professional-development/
Einstein Center, Charité Medical UniversityGermanyInnovative initiative run by medical and neuroscience studentshttps://www.ecn-berlin.de/career/CDI.html
Life Science Career development SocietyCanadaStudent initiative to bridge academia and industryhttps://lscds.org/
STEMPeers World’s biggest STEM community networkhttp://www.stempeers.org/