Working in Science

There are many amazing opportunities available in the science sector, including careers in research, new technologies, developing or refining manufacturing processes, or innovating medical solutions. If you work in the science sector, you will likely be involved in research, development, and analysis in a range of organisations from global companies to research divisions, government institution, hospitals or technology firms. Many science graduate schemes will allow you to try out different disciplines to find the right fit for you. Working in science can be hugely rewarding career, you may work towards preventing or curing diseases, discover new technology, or develop strategies to control climate change.

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Science encompasses all areas of the scientific world, whether this is biology, chemistry or physics. From lab work to research jobs, there are plenty of exciting opportunities in this sector.

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Science job roles

Graduate Engineers
United Kingdom

Graduate Engineers

Now is an exciting time to join The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) as we look forward to shaping the future by pushing the boundaries on technology advancements and new concepts.

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Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) : Project Manager
United Kingdom

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) : Project Manager

Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest research organisations and part of UKRI (United Kingdom Research & Innovation). Through combining world-class facilities with some of the world’s most talented staff, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science and engineering.

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What type of roles are there in the Science sector?

The science sector is a broad, diverse and increasingly innovative industry to work in. From research and development to monitoring industrial processes, and helping to control climate change, there are so many exciting roles available to graduates. Working in science can lead you to make exciting discoveries and help solve huge global problems. You could become an animal technician, a research scientist, patent attorney, good technologist, technical brewer, crime scene investigator, astronomer, microbiologist or laboratory technician. There are so many different options to explore in the world of science.

Make a difference

A career in the science sector could see you contributing to innovative developments in medicine, technology, and climate control.

An ever-evolving sector

Science is one of the most innovative sectors to work in, with new research constantly changing and adapting the world we live in.

Wide range of opportunities

The science sector covers a broad range of exciting industries and roles.

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