Graduate Students

Where Did Your Graduate Students End Up? LinkedIn Knows

Laura Segall for The Chronicle

Sheila Tobias has a grant from the Sloan foundation to use social media to track graduate students' job placements. "Business leaders, governors, and university-system heads want to know if graduates are contributing to job creation and work-force enhancement in their states," she says.
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It started with a question, "Where are all the Ph.D.'s?"

Karen L. Klomparens, dean of the graduate school at Michigan State University, wanted to find out where 3,000 doctoral students who had graduated in the last 20 years were living and working...

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