industry vs academia

sunny N stewart sunnyesq at ix.netcom.com
Mon Aug 4 00:20:09 EST 1997


In industry you are evntually rewrded for your work.  In academia you
struggle at the whim and whimsy of a director

Sunny Stewart
(In industry 20 yrs)


In <5rqjgl$7nf1 at beaker.nit.gwu.edu> carlisle at gwis2.circ.gwu.edu (Diane
Carlisle) writes: 
>
>I'm coming up on what is (hopefully) my final year of graduate school,
and
>am trying to decide whether I want to look for a post-doc in academia
or
>industry.  Since I'm at a university, I understand, pretty much, the
pros
>and cons of academia, but really don't know much about industry.  
>
>For those of you that have already made this decision, what do you see
as
>the pluses and minuses of the two?
> 
>
>Diane




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