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    saisidhu is offline Registered User
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    Future for Msc Medical MicroBiology graduates in USA / India

    Hi
    Im in my third year of Msc Medical MicroBiology in India and trying hard to decide my future plans in either to do PhD or pick profession keeping my family situations in mind.
    Any suggestions are really helpful to build my career.

    Thanks

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    Manturo is offline Registered User
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    Hi Saisidhu.

    Have you checked the online job boards to see if your degree is in demand and what level (masters, Phd etc.)? Essentially, determine what jobs demand your degree's coursework, such as laboratory technician, etc. Also take into account what you do well and enjoy doing.

    Do you have contacts in the life sciences industry in India? Talking to those contacts really should reveal what they're looking for in candidates. And it's networking , so if you can create a meaningful friendship and not one of convenience, that may give you a leg up on employment opportunities.

    Even cold-calling some companies in that sector can give you some valuable insights if they don't hand up on you.

    Have you considered consulting with a career counselor service? If you're really lost, sometimes it pays to do it.

    A lot of this has to do with what the market demands, including internationally.

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