Presentation on theme: "Careers Life after your Physics Degree Katie Dallison Careers Adviser."— Presentation transcript:
Careers Life after your Physics Degree Katie Dallison Careers Adviser
Careers Step 1: Figure out what you want to do
Careers What do other QM Physics Graduates do? Market Research Analyst at JP Gray Laboratory Technician at NHS Royal Free Physics Teacher at Uxbridge High School Civil Servant with the Civil Service Fast Stream Programme IT Support Technician at The University of Reading Communication and Information Adviser at BT Finance Analyst at Odgers Ray & Berndtson Policy Analyst at Hackey Council Floor and Wall Tiler at Samuel King
Careers Research QM Careers Library – What can I do with my Physics Degree - Prospects Planner – Careers Website plus great links – Careers Search Engine
Careers Step 2: Figure out how to get there Further Study? Graduate Recruitment Programme? Pathwaying in? Work Experience? Contacts?
Careers Make the most of this year IT and Engineering Fair - 26th October Octagon Focus on Finance Week – 12th – 15th October The Guardian London Graduate Fair from The Careers Group – 16th October in the Business Design Centre Join IOP (£15 for the year) – Showcase evenings
Careers How can we help? Careers Library Bookable 15 mins quick query appointments 1 hour long discussions Huge events calendar
Careers Step 3 – Apply
Careers 5 Top CV/Application Form stuff ups 5.Spelling/Grammar mistakes 4.Too much text 3.Too little text 2.Irrelevant details 1.Not targeted to the role
Careers Cover Letters 1. Why this job? 2. Can you do this job? 3. Why this company?
Careers How can we help? How to write a CV or How to fill in an application form booklets CV clinics Bookable 15 mins quick queries for final checks of applications/CV/Cover letter Practice Interviews Huge events calendar
Careers Where are we? Queens Building Room WG3 Open: – 5.00 Mon – Thur – 4.00 Friday