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Discover the many, exciting careers that lie ahead for you, with the 2019 Physics World Careers guide
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The 2020 edition of Physics World Careers is packed full of advice for early career scientists. Including a range of valuable advice, informative case studies and recruiter profiles, it demonstrates the variety of jobs that use a physics degree.
Spotlight on careers in medical physics
Jude Dineley finds out more about using MRI techniques to solve specific clinical problems
Jude Dineley learns about a role in testing the safety of medical devices
Career development: stand out from the crowd
Dalmeet Singh Chawla delves into the pros and cons of self-citations, as well as the possible benefits of the s-index
Andrew Hirst details what employers want to know from your CV and gives his top tips on how to tailor your CV to a specific role
Despite talk of skills shortages, most graduates in scientific disciplines take jobs outside science. Patrick White and Emma Smith reflect on why this is and what it means for the ...
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Ask me anything: careers advice from top physicists
Sarah Cruddas is a space journalist, TV host, author and director at Space for Humanity
Condensed-matter physicist, blogger and author gives his advice to physics graduates
The theoretical astrophysicist, professor and director of the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities at Yale University gives her advice to physics graduates
Human exploration programme manager at the UK Space Agency gives her advice to physics graduates
The chief executive and founder of Zurich Instruments gives his advice to physics graduates
The head of system physics within global linac engineering at Elekta gives her advice to physics graduates
Training for your future
A Master's degree in physics can open many doors, but is it the right step for your career? Alaina G Levine explores the options
Graduate students who are keen to pursue a career in the nanotechnology industry can now study for an MSc that offers a direct connection to the commercial sector
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Video showcase: physics graduates share their stories
Latest careers articles
Linax Technologies founder Marco Carlone on creating an online learning tool that trains and teaches medical physicists
Early-career industry physicist Aidan White on working as a project engineer at TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory
University College London’s MSc in space science and engineering offers graduate physicists a unique opportunity
The head of science for the time and frequency department at the UK's National Physical Laboratory gives her advice to physics graduates
10 top physicists from across academia and industry give career tips and advice for the future
The head of career programmes at the American Physical Society gives her advice to physics graduates
Ark Teacher Training wants to attract more physics graduates to support its mission of delivering better educational outcomes for children in disadvantaged communities
Julie Bellingham is an award-winning garden designer based in Oxfordshire, UK
Quantum-ion entrepreneur Chris Monroe on his research, career and starting his own quantum computing firm
Discover the many, exciting careers that lie ahead for you, with the 2020 Physics World Careers guide
Joe McEntee visits Leeds to talk to Megan Povey about a career devoted to the science of food
City University of Hong Kong has ambitious plans to deliver global recognition and impact from its fast-growing physics research programme
Postgraduate researchers are encouraged to embrace responsibility and push the boundaries at the University of Exeter's Centre for Doctoral Training in Metamaterials
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Structural Biology: Institut Laue-Langevin
Research Scientist (PhD) (d/f/m) for Nuclear Physics Experiments Posting-ID: 1230-20.37: GSI Helmholzzentrum fuer Schwerionenforschung GmbH
Postdoctoral researcher for development of MHz X-ray microscopy (f/m/d): European XFEL GmbH
- Microscopy | Virtual event EMAG2020: Microscopy Enabled by Direct Electron Detection 6—8 July 2020
- Biophysics | Virtual event 28th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE 2020) 6—9 July 2020
- Mathematics and computation | Virtual event 17th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2020) 7—9 July 2020