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Physics World Careers 2023

Physics World Careers 2023

Physics World Careers 2023 helps you explore your career opportunities

A degree in physics opens up so many doors, that it can be hard to know what path to follow when you graduate – or where to even start. Physics World Careers 2023 is here to help, by bringing you case studies of physicists working in business and academia. From what physicists do day-to-day and how they got there, to their tips and advice for a successful career; our guide covers it all. As always, we also have a comprehensive “Employer directory”, where you can find out more about companies and institutions currently hiring physics graduates.

We hope you find Physics World Careers 2023 a useful guide to your many options.

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soft skills feature

16 key skills and attributes for a successful career in physics

Joanna Zajac feature

Industry or academia? How to choose your path

A photo of Mark Richards and Washington Ochieng, together with a large group of Black physicists, in a lecture theatre feature

The joy of connecting quantum black dots

Freya Blekman in front of the CMS detector interview

Freya Blekman: on the particle pathway of big science

Sara Fry, Atlas Copco interview

Sara Fry

Lia Li feature

Unlocking navigation technology

Photo of Joyful Mdhluli feature

Joy and uncertainty in physics

Martin Weides interview

Martin Weides

Abstract illustration of collaboration and innovation feature

Opening up innovation and change

Woman sat at a desk with her head in her heads opinion

How to extinguish academic burnout

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