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Doing an internship (possibly research-oriented) during a postdoc

As post-doc you are typically an employee of some research institution (which is often also the case when having "your own money"). This poses some duties on you. E.g., you typically cannot ...
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Doing an internship (possibly research-oriented) during a postdoc

As long as it it wouldn't interfere with your postdoc duties or deadlines then I can't see any reason why it would be a problem. I undertook additional work, like internships, during two of my ...
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Failing my PhD courseworks and Possibility of Transferring to other Fields/Industry

I have a math Ph.D. degree from a really good American university, and I am doing high-performance computation job, and maybe I can share some of my thoughts about your concern. First and foremost, ...
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Failing my PhD courseworks and Possibility of Transferring to other Fields/Industry

Being hard worker and passionate about math contradicts the fact that you are failing the introductory PhD courses. These are usually pretty elementary. If they are not easy for you, you made a wrong ...
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Failing my PhD courseworks and Possibility of Transferring to other Fields/Industry

Most employers won't ask to see your college transcripts; if you apply to a job that requires a BS in math or econ or similar, you won't need to let them know you've failed your math PhD. You don't ...
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Can companies source paywalled scientific articles from authors?

If the authors are approached by employees and in turn send over free copies of their paper, can the company get in legal trouble if it uses the free copy for commercial purposes? For recent, main ...
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Valuing Proprietary Research for Grad Admissions

Yes, I think lack of visibility hurts a bit - university researchers mostly value the open disclosure model of university research. Yes, I think it would add value to your resume to be able to show ...
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Valuing Proprietary Research for Grad Admissions

If you apply to graduate programs in the US, little in the way of research will be expected of you as few undergraduates have any serious experience. You can mention proprietary research in your CV, ...
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Can companies source paywalled scientific articles from authors?

As a company, you may want to consult a lawyer rather than collect opinions of random people on the internet (and IANAL, btw). Also, I am not sure the language in your question is precise enough. The ...
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Is the ranking of a university/PhD program any more (less) influential for a non-traditional student aiming for Industry Research?

Since there is no answer, I convert my comments. PhDs in math from higher rated places get much higher salaries. The statistics is well known. Of course it assumed the degree is granted by the place. ...
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What is the prestige/status/merit-value of a Graduate degree in Pure Math/Philosophy(of math, or logic) in industry (particularly programming jobs)?

Yes, you absolutely get smart points ... scored in awarding an interview. But that has no value if you can't answer the interview questions.
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What is the prestige/status/merit-value of a Graduate degree in Pure Math/Philosophy(of math, or logic) in industry (particularly programming jobs)?

There are varying sorts of PhD's in math. One stereotype involves huge specialization, to some obscure technical issue of interest to only a few people in the world, ... and broader mathematical ...
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What is the prestige/status/merit-value of a Graduate degree in Pure Math/Philosophy(of math, or logic) in industry (particularly programming jobs)?

Mathematics provides a way of thinking about things that is valuable in a lot of things. However, the "prestige" of a doctorate is mostly valuable with your mom. Likewise, philosophy, gives ...
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