Forum:What should I choose between a thesis and a project for masters in bioinformatics?
0
0
Entering edit mode
2.3 years ago

I am right now at that point in my career where I need to choose whether I need to take a thesis or project to end my Master's degree. I want to enter into the Industry side of Bioinformatics and I want to ask the recruiters what mainly they look in the candidates when they hire a bioinformatics student the technical knowledge or the research experience?

bioinformatics thesis project Forum • 771 views
ADD COMMENT
0
Entering edit mode

Make a well-thought-out choice that you can defend better. If you do not have any research experience whatsoever, you're better off working on a project that culminates in a thesis. Either way, you'll create documentation for your project, so you might as well create a thesis worth presenting.

If you're not doing a thesis, be prepared to talk extensively about your research projects and show proof of the skills you think can get you a job in the industry. Getting into the industry is not simple here in the US, as most research organizations are non-profits and the industry is pretty competitive.

ADD REPLY
0
Entering edit mode

Thank you for your valuable suggestion. Will consider the pros and cons and choose one.

ADD REPLY

Login before adding your answer.

Traffic: 2353 users visited in the last hour
Help About
FAQ
Access RSS
API
Stats

Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.

Powered by the version 2.3.6