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Physics Ideal job for a physics bachelors

  1. Feb 1, 2017 #1
    Hi all,
    I am a 25 year old with a bachelors in physics, with plans of returning to graduate school to get my astrophysics PhD. I am particularly fascinated by Dark Matter/Energy research. I have been teaching science at an inner city middle school for a couple of months until I quit recently. I didn't enjoy the environment and the long working hours. Besides, it made it impossible for me to study for the Physics GRE.
    I now want to switch to a job that utilizes my strengths and also gives me time to study for the PGRE.
    My strengths:
    1) Enjoy problem solving either independently or with a small group
    2) Love theorizing concepts
    3) Very hardworking
    4) Know Python

    Weaknesses:
    1) Not detail-oriented
    2) Don't have a strong computer science background
    3) Feel drained in extroverted jobs(like teaching)
    I would really appreciate suggestions for ideal jobs/companies! Thank you!
     
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  3. Feb 1, 2017 #2
    These are going to largely be in conflict with one another, time management, nights, and weekends are your friends.
     
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