Where do DKFZ PhD Alumni work?

After a PhD at the DKFZ, our alumni take on different jobs worldwide. Here you can find some examples.

Statistics from alumni who completed their PhD at the DKFZ within the last 5 years (n = 65)
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DKFZ PhD alumni went on the academic road to do a Postdoc at:

  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • European Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Karolinska Institute
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Stanford University
  • University of Zurich
  • University of Dundee
  • University of Gothenburg
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Southern California
  • ...

Statistics from alumni who completed their PhD at the DKFZ within the last 5 years (n = 155).
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DKFZ PhD alumni work in Industry as:

  • Associate at McKinsey
  • Medical Manager at Sanofi
  • Postdoc at Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Regulatory Affairs Professional at Roche Diagnostics
  • Sales Representative for AstraZeneca
  • Scientist at AbbVie, Procter & Gamble, BASF and Novartis
  • Trainee at Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • ...

Furthermore, DKFZ PhD Alumni work in science management, as editors for scientific journals, as software engineers and bioinformaticians etc.

DKFZ Alumni Association

Once you have finished your PhD at the DKFZ, we would be very happy to stay in contact with you! The network of DKFZ PhD Alumni is growing every year and we will do our best to support you in staying in touch with your former colleagues.

All current and former DKFZ PhD students and other DKFZ employees are warmly invited to join the DKFZ Alumni Association and participate in Alumni activities. These range from scientific conferences and events in Heidelberg, to local meetings of alumni around the world.

The aim of the Alumni Association of the DKFZ is to support long-lasting personal and scientific relationships between present and former members of our center and to maintain the exchange of ideas and experiences in this ever growing world-wide community at the national and international level.

International Annual Reception of the DKFZ Alumni Association
© Yan de Andrés

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