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New Report Reveals STEM Doctorates Encounter Similar Job Shortages

Further on the topic of higher education and the job market for doctoral students, Jordan Weissmann has published an article for the Atlantic illustrating (through a series of seven charts) the job prospects for recently graduated Ph.D.’s in the humanities, science, education, and other programs. Based upon the lack of postdoctoral spots, he finds humanities scholars are “both more likely to have a job upon graduating than any of their peers in the sciences and more likely to be searching for employment.”