My 11 part-time jobs made me a better PhD student – Nature.com


In 2019, a Nature survey revealed that 19% of PhD students had a part-time job, with the majority using it to help make ends meet.Although I had the privilege of having a funded PhD, I often needed extra money to cover travel expenses while waiting for reimbursement, to pay off the significant overdraft I incurred as an undergraduate and to save emergency money.

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