Career opportunities for researchers cover a wide range of sectors including HE; manufacturing; finance; business and IT, health and public administration. Recent trends demonstrate that over half of researchers on completion of their doctorate will go on to pursue a career outside academic research or teaching. So what does your future look like?
The Career-wise researcher booklet, published by Vitae has been designed to give you practical tips to help you identify and build the pieces of your own puzzle. It includes the steps you should take to understand yourself and your capabilities; increase your awareness of job opportunities and what employers are seeking; setting yourself career and personal development goals; taking a proactive approach to development opportunities, and ultimately presenting yourself to an employer in the best light to get the job you want. Whether you consider yourself as ambitious with clear career goals or someone who sees what life brings, this booklet is a useful and easy resource to access and something you should make time for.