And going one step further some people who do recognize the names Harvard and Yale are just not impressed with the big name colleges for [reasons]. But PhDs specifically train you think theoretically and consider every possible aspect; you have to train yourself out of that in order to be successful.
You then get fast-tracked through, as you get the better experience and opportunity to showcase your skills. Mazzy December 27, at 7: To then move from that to something else was a struggle. If you play your cards right you can advance through the ranks more quickly with your high-level degree, maybe only spending a year or two as a little person before TPTB see that you have proven yourself capable of growing beyond that initial experience.
M-C December 29, at Yep, so by the time you in your third year of college what you have learned is old and useless, according to that author. It gets easier as I gain more experience, and I had practical internships 2014 mfa creative writing acceptances outstanding graduate school that helped. Not only do most US managers not know a thing about the relative values of UK degrees, but education per se is much more valued in Europe.
On the flip side, some employees quit after years to return to academia. AMT December 27, at I know there are others and may be able to come up with one more if I think about it for a while, but we tend to be more into whether someone has gone to one of the more prestigious schools in our state.
Everybody in the legal field here know that Harvard Law School is prestigious; but our legal system is wildly different that the U. Adam December 27, at 8: The majority of people would have absolutely no clue about my school.
He was a roadblock.
I read a depressing article that essesntially said that those graduating now are getting ahead of those who graduated in regardless of the fact that people like myself have more work experience.
Anna January 11, at 2: Thanks to nationalism on both sides of the Atlantic immigration policies in recent years make it nearly impossible for US citizens to get a junior level job in the UK and vice versa.
It could be OP that some people do recognize your school but they are choosing not to be impressed for whatever reason. Honeybee December 27, at In addition to advancing more quickly, the degree may also allow you to advance farther down the line.
We regularly saw new doctors from the top of the Ivy League get tenure track positions with less experience and less publications than older postdocs from European universities.
They have to spend that time at entry level sometime. PhD students should ALWAYS make as many non-academic connections as possible and get some non-academic work experience as soon as possible. He never does that. Cambridge is one of the best universities in the world.
Likewise, they may be having a hard time making it clear to hiring managers over here the prestige of the program and the type of work and standards it required. KarenD December 27, at Brisvegan December 27, at 9: December 27, at 3: Not Rebee December 27, at I work at an editorial office with a young woman with a masters in publishing studies and she walks around the office like she owns the place.
Although certain Sir Humphreys will never think it has that Oxbridge cachet… Katie December 27, at 4: Marillenbaum December 27, at I know there are also likely to be other differences but the economic downturn was a major factor for me being unable to find work for a very long time — as there were so many people out of work who were far better qualified.
If I were the OP and had the requisite degree of footlooseness and fancy-freedom, I would look into employment possibilities in the UK through whatever network formal or less so there might be. Even if they were likely to be influenced by education, it would have to be something they altready recognise as having value.
Is the OP making every effort to leverage those?
Also foreign work experience matters little to many employers unless your field values it specificallyand foreign qualifications just make it messy in a lot of cases.A reader writes: I went to a very rigorous master's program in the UK.
The acceptance rate is up there with the Ivy League's, the name is fairly well known.
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