Since 1983, CMBD has prepared hundreds of Northwestern students for academic and professional success. Greater than 97% of CMBD trainees complete their PhD degree, fulfilling all requirements for graduation.
Of the former trainees who have graduated in the past 20 years:
13% hold tenure-line faculty positions
10% hold non-tenure faculty positions
33% hold managerial and leadership positions in industry
11% hold STEM-related positions in government, publishing, and the law
9% are completing medical residency
24% are completing postdoctoral training
CMBD IS PROUD OF ITS TRAINEES AND THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS
INCLUSION & EQUITY
Greater than 26% of
CMBD trainees in the last ten years identify as an under-represented
member in STEM or as a disabled person.
In the last ten years, CMBD trainees have published an average of 1.7 papers as first-authors and 3.2 papers as co-authors.
In the last ten years, CMBD trainees on average have completed their PhD in less time than the average DGP and IBiS students.