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Career Prospects

All specialisations of this Master’s programme are an excellent preparation for a career in research, either at a university, at an institute or at a company. However, many of our students end up in other business or government positions as well. Whatever job you aspire, you can certainly make use of the fact that you have learned to:

  • Think in an abstract way
  • Solve complex problems
  • Make accurate approximations
  • Combine theory and experiments

PhD positions

If you would like to have a career in science, it’s possible to apply for a PhD position at Radboud University. Of course, you can also apply at any other university anywhere in the world.

Positions in business or governmental organisations

To get an idea the various career opportunities, a sample of jobs performed by our alumni:

  • Actuarial trainee at Talent & Pro
  • Consultant at Accenture
  • ECO Operations Manager at Ofgem
  • Scientist at SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research
  • Technology strategy Manager at Accenture
  • Consultant Billing at KPN
  • Communications advisor at the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM)
  • Systems analysis engineer at Thales
  • Technical consultant at UL Transaction Security
  • Business analyst at Capgemini

Radboud Career Service

Radboud Career Service Science helps students, PhDs and alumni with advice and counselling, either in an individual interview or in a workshop with fellow students. Career Service Science can introduce you to people at national and international companies and organisations that offer interesting jobs and internships. With our extensive knowledge of the labour market and recruitment experience we are here to advise you on how to find the job you desire.