in STEM, used to refer to the field of work that applies science knowledge to corporate/nonprofit product and idea generation. Students will often refer to “industry” careers, meaning anything from jobs in the pharmaceutical industry to food chemistry to tech and beyond.

Graduate programs may be able to provide a list of “industry partners” who work with faculty and/or who recruit students for jobs after graduation. Emory regularly hosts recruiters and scholars from industry partners includes AbbVie, Corteva, Janssen, Merck, Pfizer, and many more!