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

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InstitutionCountrySpecific informationWebsite
University of California, BerkeleyUSOccupational outlook book, salary recommendations
Boston UniversityUSComprehensive, mature approach
Harvard University Medical SchoolUSApproaches from tuition assistance to retirement
Karolinska InstituteSwedenFocus on inside and outside career
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSExploration of chances in industries, especially biotech
Max Delbrück Center for Molecular MedicineGermanyFocus on researchers, also outside academia
Scripps Research InstituteUSCareer planning course for PhDs
Stanford UniversityUSMotivation by career story telling
University of CambridgeUKAppealing video tutorials from industries
University of Copenhagen + Technical University of DenmarkDenmarkCurriculum with speakers from outside academia
University of HeidelbergGermanyStartup management
University of Massachusetts Medical SchoolUSIndividual career development plan
University of OsloNorwayFocus on networking outside academia
University of OxfordUKSkill training courses
Tel Aviv UniversityIsraelCompany presentations
Other academic organizations
California Life Science InstituteUSBiotech primer for delivery of industry knowledge
Einstein Center, Charité Medical UniversityGermanyInnovative initiative run by medical and neuroscience students
Life Science Career development SocietyCanadaStudent initiative to bridge academia and industry
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