Jiu-Hwa Upshur, Ph.D, History, and the students she funded in 2014 through the Chia Lun Lo Fellowship she established to honor her father
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Do you wonder what Rackham alumni do for a living? The varied career options alumni take offer great examples and words of wisdom for current students.
Hayley Warsinske, PhD, PIBS microbiology and immunology (specifically computational immunology)
Job Title and Organization
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University
First Position After Graduate School
Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University
Career Skills Graduate Students Should Develop
I personally found computational skills including statistics, programming, and data analytics to be desirable in the job market. A good working understanding of mathematics is also advisable.
Advice for Graduate Students
Consider careers outside of academia, they can be as flexible and often more lucrative than academia.