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Careers for PhD Graduates: Philanthropic and Non-Profit Organizations

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Philanthropic and non-profit organizations employ PhD scientists across the spectrum of biomedical science career paths.

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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

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