Find your future with Physics World Careers 2024

Published on: 1 Feb 2024

Get the most out of this year's guide, which has all the help you’ll need to fuel your career in physics

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Making decisions about your career can be an exciting process, but for most people it’s also a tricky one. Physics World Careers 2024 is here to help you navigate the current jobs market – to find the right role that matches your skills and interests, while also letting you discover all the many opportunities available to you.

The good news is that if you are an early-career physicist, or about to graduate with a degree in physics, then your talents and expertise are in high demand. Check out the "Career development" section to help you plan your next steps.

To take stock of what a successful career looks like for you, our “Case study” section showcases some of the myriad of researchers across academia and industry, working in everything from cosmology and quantum computing, to biology and education.

And if it’s careers advice you are after, take a look at the “Ask me anything” section, where top physicists offer their sage advice. As always, we also have a comprehensive “Employer directory”, where you can find out more about companies and institutions currently hiring physics graduates. The overall picture for those graduating with a degree in physics is a positive one, as we attempt to meet the needs of science, commerce and society.

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