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Graduate Studies

Thursday

01

May 2014

The Value of a Graduate Degree in Industry

by Alexandre Denault, on Graduate Studies, Degree, Jobs

Why talk about graduate degrees in a technology blog? A few weeks ago, while at a recruting event for graduate students, a student walked up to my kiosk and stated in distain: "You don't do research, why would you hire a graduate student?" This question bothered me on several level. First, the student had decided that my company does not do "research", because we focus on video game development. Yet…