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Careers and Employability

Careers and Employability

Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations in: academia and teaching; pharma industry; chemical and material industry; science consultancy; banking and finance.

Our department has a dedicated professionally qualified Senior Careers Consultant offering impartial advice and guidance together with workshops and events throughout the year.

Robyn Doherty

Scientific Research and Communication

"You will have lots of support available to you, great facilities around you and the opportunity to make life-long friends."

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Our employability rankings


6th in UK

6th most targeted University by UK's top graduate employers

(The Graduate Market in 2022, High Fliers Research Ltd)


32nd in the World

32nd in the world for our employer reputation

(QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022)

Career Support (MSc)

Your career path is unique to you, so our Student Opportunity: Careers team offer personalised support to help you develop your skills, plan or develop your career path and get experience.

You can access a variety of support services from Student Opportunity at any point during your time at Warwick and after graduation.

Careers in academia

If you’re looking to pursue a career in academia or just to hone your research skills, we can support you to develop your academic practice through our extensive range of workshops, events and one-to-one support.

Our Masters Skills Programme (MSP), Researcher Development Training and Transferable skills programme allow you to learn at your own pace and choose the options that suit you best.

How we support you

  • Real-time and recorded webinars and virtual workshops, including contributions from graduate recruiters
  • Help with job applications and interviews
  • Face-to-face and online courses to help develop your skills, including leadership, enterprise and communication
  • Access to 1,000s of employer vacancies targeted at Warwick students and graduates
  • Careers Fairs, which may be hosted virtually; these will help provide information on topics including CVs and Applications, Interviews, LinkedIn Profiles and Assessment Centres
  • Bespoke support from Senior Careers Consultants linked to specific academic departments

Hear from our Alumni

Temitope Tosin Abiola

Analytical Science and Instrumentation 2018-2019

"I think it is a very, very interesting course that I did and a very, very exciting environment, which gives the students the opportunity to actually try."

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Maria Kariuki

Analytical Science and Instrumentation
2017-2018

"It was amazing. What I really liked about Warwick is that there's so much support given to you, everyone wants you to succeed"

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Miles Capper

Scientific Research and Communication 2017-2018

"I've got very fond memories of being at Warwick. I would 100 per cent you know, if I had to do it again, I'd do it again!"

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Juan Camilo Echeverri

Molecular Analytical Science [MAS] 2016-2017

"It was a very difficult program but at the same time it was very rewarding."

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Paweenuch Teerasumran

Polymer Chemistry 2018-2019

"Warwick is a great university. I enjoyed my time over there. I have met so many inspiring people and good friends."

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Emmanuel Iheke

Analytical Science & Instrumentation 2018-2019

"Arriving at Warwick, I knew I was at the right place and that my desires would be met.”

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Wai Hin Lee

Polymer Chemistry 2017-2018

The knowledge in this course is essential and comprehensive for anyone dedicated to researching polymer science."

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Robyn Doherty

Scientific Research and Communication 2017-2018

"You will have lots of support available to you, great facilities around you and the opportunity to make life-long friends."

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Sofia Goia

Analytical Science and Instrumentation 2017-2018

"It expanded my network and I was given the chance to work with an industry partner."

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Mark Foster

Chemistry with Scientific Writing 2014-2015

"The course was very well structured with plenty of support, the staff and fellow students were friendly, and I enjoyed my time there.”

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Andrew Lunn

Chemistry with Scientific Writing 2014-2015

"If your experience was like mine, you will have a great time and learn a lot.”

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