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Engineering Career options for BSc in Physics Engineering or Applied Physics?

  1. Aug 9, 2012 #1
    What sort of job prospects would I have with a BSc in Physics Engineering or Applied Physics? Are the odds good, or is this field an exceptionally competitive one?

    Can anyone here tell me what I should expect while studying for this degree and what I should prepare?

    Any help at all would be greatly appreciated :D
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  3. Aug 17, 2012 #2


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    You'll be at a disadvantage compared to the engineers just because of the resume-culling requirements for "engineering" degrees for engineering jobs... but you're probably not qualified for them anyways. Generally speaking you need to tailor your resumes, cover letters, and interviews in a way such that your physics degree isn't seen as a useless 4 years learning about nothing applicable to the real world. It's often an uphill battle.
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