Fed up with academic research? Industrial R&D not floating your boat?
There are a wealth of alternative science careers that can use your technical knowledge and scientific expertise. Often these alternative science jobs are looking for experience just like yours – with all the transferable skills you have picked up along the way. I’ve picked out 6 to start you off in this career infographic – there are lots more!
The key thing is to explain to prospective employers that you have the skills they are looking for. Translate “5 academic papers” into “writing for scientific audiences” or “strong written communication skills”.
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For those of you thinking about point 6 – the truth is out there