Jobs Using Astronomy
Jobs where you will need good administrative or technical skills.
You will usually need to go to college to develop these. (Jobs at this level are often given to people with degrees or lengthy work experience).
|Maintenance Technician||Telescope Parts Workshop Technician|
|Visitor Centre Assistant||Display Assistant|
General maintenance, administrative and catering jobs are also available at astronomical establishments. The main locations in the UK are Cambridge, Edinburgh, Leicester, Jodrell Bank (Cheshire) and the Research Councils’ Headquarters at Swindon.
Jobs where you will need a degree and usually postgraduate qualifications.
You will almost always need to go to university. Good ICT skills and knowledge of European Languages can be an advantage.
|Astronomer||Telescope Instrument Developer|
|Telescope Operator||Artificial Intelligence Developer|
|Plate Library Technician||Astronomical Software Developer|
|Meteorologist||Science Education Officer|
|ESA Ground Staff||Graphic Designer|