After your PhD

When they graduate, science PhD students from the University of Sheffield have the skills for lots of different jobs. Many remain involved in research, starting academic careers and universities and research institutes around the world. Others work for major companies and apply their expertise to help solve challenges in industrial research, business development and project management.

Claire Humphreys"My PhD has been a brilliant asset to my career so far. It helped me stand out from other candidates when applying for my first role after academia. I think it was a fantastic stepping-stone to a career in science, especially developing crucial skills such as project planning, report writing and scientific analysis." Read more

Dr Claire Humphreys, Animal and Plant Sciences

Stuart Hunt"I look back on my time as a PhD student in MBB with great fondness and on reflection realise that it was my best learning experience throughout my years in education. I was attracted to MBB due to the department's excellent research rating and found that it offered so much more than just a centre of research excellence." Read more

Dr Stuart Hunt, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology