The Institute of Physics (IOP) have have recently added some great new videos to their website. They showcase how physics graduates use and apply the skills gained whilst studying physics to their work.
The skills acquired from studying physics are transferable and highly valued by employers. According to the IOP studying physics helps you to develop:
- Analytical skills
- Problem solving skills
- Numerical skills
- Ability to think objectively
- Investigative skills
- Communication skills
… as well as many more.
For example, in the video at the start of this post, Vinnie Kalcut, who is a senior finance analyst at record company BMG Chrysalis, discusses how she uses her physics skills as part of a company unearthing musical talent!
To find out more about Vinnie, and other physicists putting their skills to use across a variety of sectors visit the IOP website – Your Future with Physics
Teachers: The videos are great to use as session starters in classes to promote future career possibilities, and the transferable skills students gain by studying physics!