- Christy Song
- Aug 24, 2015
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15 things that may catch you off guard when transitioning from Academia to Non-Academic Careers…
Surprises come in many forms and can be your best and worst friend, but the worst type of surprise is when it catches you off guard and you’re not prepared to handle what it has to offer. Have no fear! To alleviate much of this anxiety, The SearchLite went on a quest to find out what surprised people the most upon entering an industry after an arduous academic experience and boy are you in for a treat. Devon Triplett, Diane Bouis, and Bhramara Tirupati are three successful cases of people who have already made the transition from academia to industry, but it certainly wasn’t a walk in the park. Here are the top lists of what they considered to be the most surprising through first-hand experience.