Industry or Academia?

Recent Math PhD Zhan Jiang (UM PhD 2021) wrote to share his personal experience with “the Job Market” as well as some practical advice and resources that eventually landed him a job at Google. Like pretty much every technical employee at […]

5 reasons I chose an industry career over an academic one

By Gilad Pagi, UM Math PhD 2018 Google Senior Software Engineer, Los Angelos 1. Geographical Flexibility: industry jobs are everywhere and usually do not require your predecessor to leave/transfer/retire.  2. Self Funded: True research industry positions are not abundant, but once you land one, […]