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Analysing Jobs

Building on previous reflection and research, this activity helps us evaluate potential career options in a structured way.

By now you should have a range of options you are considering.

You may be unsure whether a research fellowship or research associate or teaching role is the next step in your career. You may be trying to decide between the Civil Service Fast Stream, a museum education role, or being a development officer with a nature charity for example. Whatever situation you find yourself in, this activity will help you hone in further on the options most suitable for you at this particular moment in your life.

Using your reflections on week one from “the Paradox of Choice”, use the technique in the file download to explore and evaluate the reality of career options you’ve generated this week, or that you consider in the future.

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