Career prospects

After your studies

After graduation, you can take up positions as researchers at universities, hospitals, and medical and pharmaceutical companies. You can also apply your academic background to societal issues, taking positions as supervisors of clinical trials, consultants, policy officers, communications officers and teachers. 

Possible occupations

  • Researcher in a hospital or a university
  • Researcher in a company
  • Supervisor of clinical trials
  • Health or food consultant or policy officer
  • Communications officer at a hospital or a governmental organisation

Doing a PhD at Radboud University

If you would like to have a career in science, it is possible to apply for a PhD position at Radboud University. Of course, you can also apply at any other university worldwide. Many of our students have already successfully secured a PhD position.

Put your studies to work!

To prepare you for finding a job, Radboud University offers various forms of job market orientation, so that you can prepare for your future during your studies. Career Service Science assists students and young alumni with their journey into the job market. You can contact them for help with job orientation, application tips, and information about internships and vacancies. Furthermore, students organise the BBB Career Event each year, the ideal place for students and employers to meet.

Keep learning after your Master’s

Do you want to keep pace with the rapid progress in our current society after your studies? Then a post-master might be something for you. The Radboud Academy offers many opportunities for lifelong development.