…..‘any degree from the school of PPLS will provide you with a useful foundation for working in the field of policy advice’, states Edinburgh Philosophy graduate Liz, who has developed her career in policy work.
Your research skills, data analysis, critical thinking, effective communication skills – and more – can all be put to good use in this rather low-profile career area. There’s a surprisingly wide range of organisations from government to think tanks to pressure groups, voluntary and charity organisations and consultancies, which employ people in policy and research roles.
Download and read the latest insights on Working in Policy and Research from our speakers at the recent Policy and Research panel event to find out more about this diverse career area from people who know.
And for more on what this area is all about, and hints for getting into policy and research work – check out all are resources on this fascinating career area.