The PhD is an old institution, steeped in tradition and in compliance with a very structured set of rules. But what if, in the context of preparing for your career you could create your own rules?

In this Papa PhD interview, I talk with Pradeep Kumar Sacitharan about his non-traditional academic and professional journey and ask him about his experience helping young graduates launch themselves into industry careers after graduate school.

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Pradeep Kumar Sacitharan an extraordinary life story. He went from teenage gangster, high school drop out to award winning scientist at Harvard in 7 years. He went on to discover drugs and become Vice President of a biotech with a revenue of 1.6 billion. Then he quit his career and founded his own 8-figure company.

Thank you, Pradeep Kumar Sacitharan!

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PhD Dojo – Becoming an Entrepreneur During Your PhD

Ashley Ruba – The State of the Post-PhD Job Market

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