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Career Opportunities (Undergraduate)

All of our undergraduate degree programmes are recognised by the Institute of Physics, the professional body for physicists in Ireland and the UK. From international companies to being successful entrepreneurs, our alumni rely on the problem-solving and interdisciplinary research skills that they gain in our undergraduate degree programmes. Graduates from the School of Physics have successfully developed careers in the following areas:
  • Academic Research
  • Industrial Research & Development
  • Medicine/Medical Physics
  • Science Communication & Education
  • Data Analytics/Market Analysis
  • Environmental Protection
  • Space Weather and Climate Science
  • Education
  • Business Development & Administration
  • Actuary
  • Finance and Investment Management
  • Scientific Consultancy

Careers Advisory Service (CAS)

The CAS provides a range of services to Trinity students including drop-in C.V./LinkedIn profile clinics, workshops and interview preparation. The CAS is located directly next to Trinity’s campus.  The School of Physics also has a dedicated Career Adviser who supports our undergraduate students through one-to-one appointments. You can find out more about the CAS and the Physics Career Advisor here.

Physics Graduates Testimonials

If you want to know more about where recent Trinity physics graduates have gone, check out the Trinity Career’s Advisory Service “First Destination Survey”.