There are a myriad of potential careers for an individual with a science PhD. The following links will connect you to professional organizations with information about some of them.
Clinical Data Management
Medical Science Liaison
Patent Law or Patent Agent
Science and Public Policy
Technology Transfer and Licensing
Nine percent of PhD scientists are employed by the federal government. This Web site has useful information on positions in the federal government.
Partnership for Public Service
This is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that encourages government employment by providing information about government agencies, internships and job openings. See "Where the Jobs Are" for projections on future employment of scientists.
If you are interested in pursuing a position in Wisconsin, here are three Web sites that contain links to Wisconsin companies.
BioForward is a member-driven association with a mission to provide Wisconsin's bio industry with the support needed to flourish. Their Web site includes a searchable database of Biotech companies in Wisconsin and the surrounding area.
This Web site provides a suite of easy-to-use, searchable databases for jobs, company information, and new developments in the Madison, Wisconsin biotechnology industry, covering 150 local companies and connections to an additional 250 of the largest pharmaceutical companies worldwide.
University Research Park - University of Wisconsin-Madison
This Web site includes a list of all the University Research Park tenants and their profiles. It also provides the option to search the tenants by category.