Careers information and resources

The IOP is committed to providing members with accurate, up-to-date, careers information and resources.

The resources we offer are tailored to help you make the most of your potential as a physicist, whether you’re still in secondary education, a university student, or you’ve already embarked on your career.

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I am at school / college

By studying physics at school or college you're opening the door to a wide variety of rewarding careers.

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I am a researcher

If you are a PhD student or a post-doctoral researcher then this is the place for you

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I am a careers professional

The range of careers that are open to physics students is vast

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I am at university

Tips and tricks for getting ahead post-graduation

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I am thinking of a career change

Feeling a little stuck? Looking for a fresh start and new challenges?

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I am an employer

Opportunities for employers

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