HIRED-PhD: A database for the career-conscious grad student

Highly Informative Repository of Employment Data for PhDs, or HIRED-PhD, is a database created with the goal of helping current (or soon-to-be) graduate students make choices about selecting an institution or research group that will further their career goals. The database uses information scraped from group websites to obtain placement data of former students. Institutional or departmental survey data on alumni employment are plagued by low response rates and a lack of fine-grained data on research group and time to graduation. HIRED-PhD is an attempt to fill in these gaps, and allow multiple users to contribute information as it becomes...