Careers for PhD Graduates: Philanthropic and Non-Profit Organizations

Philanthropic and non-profit organizations employ PhD scientists across the spectrum of biomedical science career paths, from exploratory research to investigate novel hypotheses to scientific writing, intellectual property, public relations, grants administration, and more.

Philanthropic and non-profit organizations range from small foundations affiliated with large companies, universities, and/or hospitals to large research institutes such as the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Scripps Research Institute.

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The Philanthropic Principle - Job prospects with non-profit research institutions

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The Scripps Research Institute