Canaris in  
Software Engineer 2 years ago

PhD or Software Engineer

Hi folks,

I have a tough choice to make. Either pursue a PhD at a top 10 university or start directly as software engineer at a local company (Roughly 110kCHF total compensation). Anyone of you was in the same situation ane can tell me about the experience?

Much appreciated.
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6ym891ukphg5xkqSoftware Engineer 2 years ago
What’s your goal after the PhD?
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CanarisSoftware Engineer 2 years ago
Not sure yet. I think I would work in software engineering but not certain if I want to do it for the rest of my life. In my opinion a PhD gives me more flexibility in that regards.
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