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Post subject: I need some help please Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2005 2:42 pm

I am currently in a physics Ph.D. graduate program deciding what to do with my life. I have an oppurtunity to do research and get a Ph.D. in RF design in the engineering department. Would a Ph.D. be any more benficial than a Masters for finding jobs in industry? However outsourcing is scaring me very much. I am also rethinking this career path and just becoming a dentist.

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Post subject: Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2005 2:57 pm

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Hello SmileyGuy,

Education is a great asset, but it is even greater when combined with industrial experience. If you have a chance to be involved in a research project within a company, this would help you improve your career.

If you are armed with Ph.D and some industrial experience then the sky is really the limit for you. I am sure there are plenty of opportunities for you to pursue some internship or do your dissertation/research sponsored by a company.

Don't consider to become a dentist, maybe the salary is higher, but taking out teeth all day long, oh well...

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