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Careers and Enterprise

Resources for researchers

Our main information resources for researchers are on QMPlus but if you want some quick wins, click through below.

Academic Careers

A range of resources to help you develop your career within academia


Careers Beyond Academia

Find resources to help you move into careers beyond academia.


Applying for a PhD


What do researchers do? Reports by Vitae

Vitae have produced a series of research reports and helpful resources (including career profiles and videos) on the theme of 'What do researchers do?'. These include information on the career destinations of PhD graduates and research staff across all disciplines.

The reports provide useful information on the numbers of researchers moving into various career sectors, their job titles and profiles of what they do in their roles. Although some of the reports were produced a few years ago, the messages from the data are still useful and relevant.

The reports include:

Note: Queen Mary pays to subscribe to Vitae, so you can create an account with your QMUL email address and browse all the content for free.

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