Junior Researchers have promising employment perspectives and find employment in many different sectors: in academia, in public and private sector and in industry. The skills and expertise that follow with a research career are in high demand.
For many researchers it is difficult to envision the possible career paths and options available. To make this slightly easier, you can find a description of the key pathways that are the typical for young researchers. This will provide you with an overview of possibilities and ideas about how to plan your own career. The four tracks are meant as guidelines that can inspire you to reflect on which path that matches your skills, interests and values the most.
Explore the four main career paths for junior reseachers.