In a recent Science Careers forum thread, contributor ARN, who has a PhD and five years of postdoc experience, is soliciting advice on interviewing at biotech firm — ARN is particularly asking about being interviewed by employees there with undergraduate degrees and several years in industry experience. "Is it common in industry setting to consider [someone with] an undergrad [degree] with 5 years experience as equal to [someone with a] PhD?" ARN asks.

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