Lewis Sword, MSci Theoretical Physics Host employer: Oxford Space Systems Role: Project Designer/Tester Can you briefly describe a typical day? Given the nature of my internship the typical day itself varied over my time at Oxford Space Systems (OSS). In the first 3 weeks, my day consisted of designing and analysing my project which meant … More Student Story: My SEPnet placement
Last week we held our ‘Careers in Space’ panel event featuring speakers from the UK Space Agency, RAL Space, Oxford Space Systems and UKSEDS. Over 100 students attended and learnt about the huge variety of careers available in this rapidly growing sector. Read on to find out more… Why is space important? Space underpins our … More Careers in space
Hi, my name is Liam, I’m a fourth year MSci Physics student, I just got back from studying abroad at The University of Miami and I’ve got a place on a graduate scheme with Schroders. I feel like I really made the most out of my time at university. In my first year I joined … More Student story: Grad scheme success
I am training to become a Chartered (UK) and European patent attorney at Kilburn & Strode LLP at our offices near Holborn. I have a background in physics and previously worked in research and peer review publishing before joining the profession. Patent attorneys work with individuals and companies to help them protect their innovations and developments, principally in the form … More Guest blog: Life as a Patent Attorney
Read about Natasha’s experience of a Summer placement at Good Enough Energy on their blog. QMUL School of Physics & Astronomy is a partner of the South East Physics network (SEPnet) which organises a summer placements scheme for 2nd and 3rd year Physics students. Last summer, 10 QMUL Physics students were successful in getting a summer placement as part … More Student stories – Summer placement
This post first appeared on the Develop Your Career blog. Science based industries currently employ about 5.4 million people. By 2030, this is expected to rise to about 7 million. But with a shortage of physics teachers in the UK, who is going to teach school children the skills they need to take on these … More Why become a Physics teacher?
QMUL School of Physics & Astronomy is a partner of the South East Physics network (SEPnet) which organises a summer placements scheme for 2nd and 3rd year Physics students. This year, six QMUL Physics students have been successful in securing a SEPnet placement and are on their placements as we write. Wimpy Yahya, a QMUL BSc Physics student, will … More The first day of your internship