Careers ServiceExploring career options

There are so many potential careers out there that it can seem overwhelming. You might not have thought beyond getting your PhD. You may have some vague ideas but need to find out more information. Or you may not have a clue where to begin. Whatever stage you are at, the Careers Service can help. 

Resources for exploring careers

Research outside academia

There's a range of opportunities for research careers outside higher education. Some options open to you will depend on your subject area and existing practical skills. Show your awareness of how your research skills are transferable.

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Other options outside academia

Other options with your subject

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Individual advice

Discuss options in a one-to-one appointment with your Faculty Careers Consultant. Find out who your Faculty Careers Consultant is on our meet the team page.