- Find out about the fifteen main employment sectors for doctoral graduates, including the current state of the industry, future projected trends, the roles that doctoral graduates have taken up in each sector in recent years and useful resources, including key employers within the sector
- Read profiles on sixty of the most common occupations for doctoral graduates, including numbers of doctoral graduates entering these jobs, a brief explanation of what the role entails, entry requirements, typical salaries and useful links
- Explore the career paths and destinations which researchers from individual disciplines and subjects have followed
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Three new research reports and a combined overview on researchers' career planning:
What do researchers want to do? The career intentions of doctoral researchers
A survey of over 4,500 current postgraduate researchers undertaking doctoral degrees investigated the career intentions and aspirations of doctoral researchers, their career decision-making to date and what influenced those decisions.
Straight talking: the role of non-specialist advice and social networking in career conversations for researchers
This study investigated the social aspects of researcher career development including sources of career help, networking behaviours and researchers' career aspirations, attitudes and constraints.
The transition from doctoral study to a research career in higher education
This report investigated the factors influencing doctoral researchers' choice to pursue a research career in higher education (HE), including employment experiences, career aspirations, perception of progression opportunities and other considerations that impact upon their decision-making.