Careers for Physics Graduates
Careers for Physics Graduates
Careers for Physics Graduates
Careers for Physics Graduates
Careers for Physics Graduates
Careers for Physics Graduates
Photo by: Mat Kauer, IceCube-NSF

 

So you enjoy physics, but don't know where studying physics will lead you? You really enjoy thinking about problems and you ask lots of questions, but you don't know how this can be useful in the Real World?

Physics graduates are highly sought after employees. A physics education emphasizes problem solving and abstract thinking and this training makes physics graduates very desirable employees in a wide variety of areas including education, finance, and journalism. These fundamental skills as well as training in practical subjects such as optics, lasers, computer interfacing, image processing and electronics also make them very desirable employees in high tech companies.

Explore these pages to discover the wide range of challenging careers open to people who study physics. Take a look at some of the exciting opportunities that are open to today's physics students. And then expand your horizons by pursuing a degree in physics!

 

Physicists Among Us

CAP Careers and Employment Opportunities
 
Meet two "hidden physicists". Click on the image to watch the video of their story (opens in new tab).

Career Posters

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Can you "Spot the Physicist" on this first in a series of Careers for Physics Graduates posters? Click on the image to download a copy of the poster (opens in new tab or shows up as downloaded file, depending on browser).

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Photo by: John Felde, IceCube-NSF
 
Do you have an interesting photograph of you in your work environment that you can give us permission to use? Contact the CAP office at careers@cap.ca for submission instructions and a release form.

Physicists at Work
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Do you have an interesting career path that you would like us to consider featuring in 'Physicists at Work'? Download and complete this form and submit it, with a photograph of you at work, to careers@cap.ca.