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Your Career In Science and IT

Compelling for employers

Your science or IT degree will instantly show employers the sort of academic skills you have attained and, compared with most other graduates, help you to attract a better salary too. However, remember the soft skills: every employer is after them these days. If you can get a placement or work experience, go for it. Be prepared to be mobile. Remember that many companies are multinational and may have parent companies or subsidiaries based in other countries. Overseas work experience always looks good on the CV.

Above all, use all the data available internet, university career guidance and friends to thoroughly investigate your potential career choices. After all there may be many other graduates chasing the same jobs as you and landing the wrong one can be worse than having no job at all.