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What do Cambridge graduates do?

The top three sectors that Education Cambridge graduates joined were Teaching (circa 27% of those who responded), followed by Arts and Recreation (7%) and then Public Sector (3%). Of course many Education graduates continue on to further study (circa 40% of the most recent survey) and this may be something that you want to consider.

Will employers want my degree?

The majority of employers that recruit Cambridge graduates do not require a certain degree. They are usually more interested in what you can do rather than what you have studied. Want to know what role would suit you? Try looking for ideas for help with identifying your personal strengths and preferences. Then search Handshake for internships, jobs or graduate schemes you are interested in. Note the selection criteria that usually focus on "competencies” rather than having studied a certain subject and see which ones are a good fit.

Using my degree

Education graduates who want to use their degree often think about working in teaching, public sector or charities. Be aware that all of these sectors have a wide variety of roles. For example HR, Marketing, IT, Finance and Logistics. So if you are interested in a certain sector think about what you are good at and which roles might be a good fit for you. Network with alumni who studied Education. You can see what they do, their career to date and contact them for further information. Use LinkedIn in a similar way. See this blog on Careers in education: alternatives to teaching for more ideas.