Federal research agencies, such as the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health, tout postdoctoral positions as valuable training for those pursuing for scientific careers.
However, a new study by Boston University and University of Kansas researchers has found that "postdoc" jobs don't yield a positive return in the labor market and that these positions likely cost graduates roughly three years' worth of salary in their first 15 years of their careers.
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