I have a lot of independence, but also help when I need it. I don't know the answers yet, but I've got a promising way to start looking for them."
A scientific education at Rockefeller can be the first step in a stellar career in academic research, or it can serve as the basis for work in other areas. While the majority of Rockefeller's graduates go on to careers in research or teaching, others are drawn to the pharmaceutical and technology industries, businesses or nonprofit organizations.
The university works to expose its students to the career opportunities available to them after graduation and to help them transition to postdoctoral fellowships or other positions.