Career Information

Scientists and engineers who want to apply their knowledge and broaden their life experience could consider a career in radiological protection. This specialised field of health and safety has applications in medicine, electricity generation, academia, nuclear waste management and decommissioning, the mobile phone business, environmental protection and government regulation. There are job opportunities for both science graduates and numerate school leavers with good inter-personal skills. Career pathways can be working in-house for the nuclear industry or hospitals, working with agencies as a consultant, moving into management or even starting your own business.

To learn about the work of some of The Society for Radiological Protection’s members click on the short film below



Download our leaflet for more information about university courses and other routes into the profession:  Careers in Radiation Protection leaflet.
SRP members in the first ten years of their career are encouraged to join our Rising Generations Group.  See the RGG publicity flyer here.



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