Welcome to Mosaic‘s Science Careers guide with specialist contributions from assessment experts Rob Williams Assessment and STEM career experts School Entrance Tests.
There are a variety of options for science careers.
The field of science is truly extremely wide and includes many career fields. Science also provides a vast range of jobs for graduates in various fields.
These include the following fields:
- Astronautical Engineers
- Chemical Engineers
- Specialist Doctors
Medical professions, such as prosthetists, doctors, psychiatrists etc, require an individual to be approved by relevant medical bodies like the Health and Care Professions Council.
Material chemists are professionals who study the chemical composition of different matters. Computer modellings assist these professionals in understanding green energy materials like lithium batteries.
Notably, to pursue a career in science, one must have a graduate degree in fields such as medicine, chemistry, and physiotherapy.
Examples of roles in this field
Below we list some options within this career field.
- Psychologist Jobs
- Data Scientist
- Medical Professional tests
There are of course a great variety of roles within this field. Therefore, make sure you are aware of all the possibilities within your chosen area of interest.
How to find jobs in science
The options for jobs in science are probably the most varied of all. Therefore the directions of study are also extremely wide.
A minimum of a postgraduate degree would be essential for a lot of these jobs in science.
Decide on which area of Science interests you most. Then work from there to see which opportunities there are in that field. For example, if you are interested in chemistry, human sciences might not be what you are looking for. However, lab work or the medical world might be more suitable.
There will of course be a lot of other factors involved in your choice of a career field. Therefore it is always great to talk to people in these different areas. You can then get a feel for what the job/career entails and whether it is in line with your ideas around it.
Keep an eye on
- Our own Job Listings
- Graduate Jobs & Tips
- LinkedIn Jobs
- Various other reputable career websites
Finding the right career field within science could be extremely rewarding.
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