Science and Research
What to expect from a graduate science job
Science encompasses a huge variety of disciplines and as a leading graduate recruiter we cover many of the graduate science jobs available such as:
* Computer science graduate jobs
* Sports science graduate jobs
* Biology graduate jobs
* Life science graduate jobs
* Forensic science graduate jobs
* Pharmaceutical science graduate jobs
* Graduate research jobs
* Graduate qualitative research jobs
Depending on the type of science degree you have chosen there are a numerous paths into a career in science, whether you have a bachelors, masters or a PHD.
Science graduate schemes
There are a number of science graduate schemes available within both the public and private sector. Many government departments and agencies have science graduate schemes that can vary from healthcare to defence. The vast majority of science graduate schemes are employed by private companies, both large and small and across a number of industries from energy to manufacturing and pharmaceuticals. Most graduate schemes require you to have at least a 2:1 and some require graduates to have a masters or a PhD in a science subject.
Within the STEM industry, there is currently a skill shortage, meaning there are now a larger number of graduate science schemes; and as competition for top science graduates is fierce, starting salaries can be competitive, both in large and small organisations. A career in science can be rewarding and challenging. Many employers are looking for certain skills such as logical thinking, problem-solving and numerical skills amongst others – many of which graduates tend to learn or hone during a science degree. If you are looking for a career in science then sign up for our jobs alerts to stay ahead of the game.
As a nationwide graduate recruiter, we display jobs for science graduates from across the country including cities such as London, Cardiff, Edinburgh and many more. https://www.stemgraduates.co.uk/jobs/technology-consulting-and-project-management/
Graduate project management jobs
The world of project management is varied and fast-paced. The role of a project manager is found across almost all industries and sectors. It is also a job that does not always require a specific type of degree. While graduates of business and project management degrees are an obvious choice, having one of these degrees is not a pre-requisite. Employers of graduate project management jobs are generally looking for a certain skillset that includes:
* Excellent organisation skills
* Interpersonal skills, including the ability to motivate people
* Strong communication and organisation skills
* The ability to make decisions under pressure
* Industry and technical knowledge of the project
Roles within project management can include:
* Assistant project manager
* Business change manager
* Junior/senior project manager
* Project coordinator
* Project officer
Apply for the best Science & Research jobs
There are a number of project management graduate schemes and jobs across the country and in many industries including nuclear, finance, construction, mining and technology to name but a few. To stay ahead of the game sign up to receive our project management job alerts.
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Apply for the best Maths Graduate Jobs
Skills, such as logical thinking, problem-solving and data analysis that are taught as part of a maths degree are in high demand. Mathematics is a varied discipline and can set you on a course for a number of different careers. Here at STEM Graduates, we have the best selection of maths graduate jobs suitable for everyone.
What jobs can you do with a maths degree?
The type of jobs that are directly related to a maths degree includes data analyst, statistician, teacher, actuary, accounting, quantity surveyor, software developer and investment analysis, amongst others. Finance and investment, accountancy and the insurance industry are some of the most popular industries for maths graduates to find jobs in after they have finished their studies.
There are also a number of graduate schemes for maths graduates. Many large multi-national finance and insurance companies operate worldwide graduate schemes, where those who've studied maths might have an edge. Another avenue for maths graduates can be the Civil Service. Fast Steam, this is a graduate scheme run by the civil service and has a number of roles that may appeal to mathematics graduates, such as the Government Statistical Service, Government Economic Service and Finance; not that you are restricted to those roles.
The type of employers that are looking for maths graduates include:
- The NHS
- The civil service
- Educational establishments, such as university, colleges and schools
- IT companies
- Pharmaceutical organisations
- Insurance businesses
- Market research companies
- Banks: including investment banks and consumer-facing banks
- Accountancy and auditing firms
List of careers in mathematics
If you're wondering what you can do with your maths degree, here is a list of closely related careers you could consider:
- Software tester, engineer or developer
- Acoustic consultant
- Big data analyst
- Tax consultant
- Data scientist
- Statistical programmer
- Betting analyst
How to find a maths graduate job
We have many maths graduate jobs on our jobs board that graduates can apply for. View our list of current jobs for maths graduates and graduate schemes that accept those who’ve studied mathematics, statistics and other maths-based degrees. To get the latest maths jobs straight to your inbox, sign up to our newsletter.
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