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Career Choices after the degree

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There are many career options for physics and astronomy graduates. That is because the skills taught in a physics and astronomy degree are applied routinely in almost every occupation.

No two physicists or astronomers are the same, and each one chose this career for unique reasons. Here are the personal stories of several physicists, astronomers, and their careers.

Even if your goal is not to become a physicist or an astronomer, it is important for each of us to understand the physics that affects our everyday lives and the society in which we live. For many examples of people who are not physicists or astronomers but are glad they studied physics, read these personal stories.

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York University Career Centre can help students with resume writing, preparing for interviews, and their website connects to multiple job search websites.

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