Nearly 40,000 students graduated from U.S. universities in 2014 with a Science or Engineering PhD.
Half were unemployed when they received their diplomas. Differentiate yourself from the crowd by getting real world industry experience with PreScouter.
Work on real projects with real clients
Strengthen your skill-set and enhance your resume by contributing research, ideas and analysis to actual challenges faced by industry-leading companies
Collaborate and Network with Clients and peers
Expand your network and your knowledge by working on technically diverse teams of bright and innovative scholars
"The Global Scholars Program provided a resourceful & engaging environment that challenged my innovative skills and guided me in exploring novel technologies that help corporate R&D sectors in solving critical challenges.”PhD Candidate - Material Science & Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
"I love getting the opportunity of working for a global science consulting company in my spare time. It is giving me great experience for my future career, but is flexible enough that it does not impact my work towards my PhD."PhD Candidate - Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
"My PreScouter experience has been wonderful: I enjoy working with the scholars, who are motivated and intelligent individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, and the versatility of the projects, which has given me great insights into the technical challenges faced by different industries. I also feel that my contributions as a scholar provide great impact in these projects for our clients, affecting their product development strategy and helping them forecast the competitive landscape in their markets. I look forward to continuing to work with the PreScouter on more projects in the future!"PhD Candidate - Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
"While working in the Global Scholars Program, I had the rewarding experience of applying my technical expertise in the real world by helping R&D companies find solutions for their business needs."PhD Candidate - Pharmacology, Weill Cornell Graduate School
“As a PreScouter Scholar, you have the direct opportunity to learn and contribute to the latest innovations of the leading companies in your field.”PhD Candidate - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science & Technology
"As a PreScouter Scholar, I enjoy writing blog posts about speech technology and introducing this emerging field to a larger community."Ph.D. candidate - Speech and Hearing Group, University of Sheffield
Make an Impact
Identify and promote inventions that could positively impact the quality of life of people around the world
PreScouter has given me the opportunity to apply research and analytical skills toward a broad range of new, exciting technologies. Ayanna Flegler, (Northwestern University)
As a PreScouter research scholar, I extend research services to various medical device firms, biotech or pharmaceutical companies, which in turn helps them advance healthcare. Aditi Joshi, (University of Oregon)
PreScouter gave me the experience and skills I needed to work in industry, while I was still a grad student!
At 3M I am using the same mindset I acquired in the PreScouter Global Scholars program, learning about new technologies and whether or not it would be good to investigate.
PreScouter gives talented scholars the opportunity to impact global innovation in many different ways.
Earn Money on your Schedule
Work on your own time without cutting into academic priorities
BUILD YOUR SKILLS WITH TOP TRAINING COURSES
Develop your skills by completing industry focused training courses and project management certifications
Our Service Delivery Team facilitates communication and organization among Scholar and Client teams, ensuring the success of each project. We are Scientists, Project Managers, Scholar Alumni, and the main points of contact for all PreScouter Global Scholars.
As a full-time Project Manager, Catherine works closely with PreScouter’s clients to ensure all projects are completed to their satisfaction. Catherine lives in Detroit, Michigan, USA
Aki is a PreScouter Global Scholar Alumni, and a Project Manager. She helps ensure an engaging and valuable experience for all Scholars within the PreScouter Network. Aki resides in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
A former Global Scholar and one of PreScouter’s Lead Scientists, João helps clients define projects, and leads Scholar teams towards successful project deliveries. João resides in Urbana-Champaign , Illinois, USA.
A Global Scholar Alumni and a PreScouter Lead Scientist from Serbia, Marija works closely with clients and Scholar teams to provide positive results throughout the course of each project.
As a PreScouter scholar, Lewis has worked on around 13 projects, many of which were as a Team Leader. He recently joined the Project Management team, and also coordinates and develops new trainings for Scholars. Lewis is currently located in the United Kingdom.
Charlie started with PreScouter as a member of the Global Scholars Program, and now works to coordinate both clients’ R&D needs and Scholar teams, ensuring that innovation needs are being addressed toward successful project outcomes. Charlie resides in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
A former PreScouter Global Scholar, Patricia now manages projects for PreScouter full-time. She coordinates Scholar teams, and works closely with clients to ensure that expectations are managed and met on both sides. Patricia calls Madison, Wisconsin, USA her home.
A PreScouter Global Scholar Alumnus, Patrick now works with both clients and Scholar teams, as a Project Manager. He is currently a postdoctoral associate in the field of biologically active indole-based molecules. Patrick resides in St.Paul, Minnesota.
The PreScouter Journal is a collection of scholar contributions that is viewed and read by a wide range of audience. The journal is a great way to build a brand, develop authoring skills and become a thought leader.
If you're interested in becoming a PreScouter Global Scholar, we are eager to add you to the network!
** Please have a copy of your CV and your academic information ready**Apply