An article by Pat Cryer explaining the many transferable skills students gain whilst studying for a PhD (1997), and an article from 2004 explaining why many PhDs desert academia.

Read more on my PhD at

Nicely summarised by the University of Michigan:

Analysis & Problem-Solving
Interpersonal & Leadership Skills
Project Management & Organization
Research & Information Management
Self-Management & Work Habits
Written & Oral Communication

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