Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free to post

What to do after security studies?

Announcements Posted on
At uni? What do you think of the careers support? 12-02-2016
How proud of your uni are you? Take our survey for the chance to win a holiday! 09-02-2016
  1. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Hi all!

    I have a little inquiry concerning my future MA in International Security and Terrorism, for which I got an offer at Notts. Indeed, I hesitate between two field of activity, organisations such as NATO or private sector (insurance business).
    I will only start this degree in september BUT I need to know what to do next, because the course doesn't prepare for a particular career, I will have to concentrate on particular skills that are different upon the chosen field, know what I mean?
    E.g: If I wanna work for NATO, I would need to write a dissertation focused on security policy, but if I wanna work in the insurance business, I would preferably write sth on the cost of terrorism for insurance companies, or sth similar.

    So finally comes my question: how to choose? Because as far as I checked, working in both field seems very competitive, with 1% success for NATO internship and slighly better for insurance business!
    HEEEEEELP!!!!
  2. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    you need to get networking!
  3. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Political/terrorism risk insurance, private security, civil service, risk assessments for oil and gas, infrastructure, et al.. It is very niche, but there are directly relevant jobs out there.
  4. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Hi, thanx for quick answering!

    Actually, I think I shall call some HR of insurance companies + a responsible for my degree, in order to set up my mind and choose a career field!

Reply

Submit reply

Register

Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. By joining you agree to our Ts and Cs, privacy policy and site rules

  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: April 20, 2012
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Today on TSR

Find out who won!

TSR community awards 2015

Poll
Would you be influenced by unis giving flexible offers (so you can miss by a grade)?
Useful resources

Articles:

A-Z of careers Advice on choosing a careerCV writing helpCovering letter helpInterview tips

Featured recruiter profiles:

HM Treasury logo

Policy adviser grad scheme

"Shape the UK’s future and your skills."

CGI logo

CGI is open for applications

"Offering a range of apprentice and sponsored degree positions."

Deutsche Bank logo

Deutsche Bank is recruiting

"Thrive in an international banking environment"

ICAEW logo

Merck

"Merck is a global leader in specialized pharma & chemicals – join us!"

Army logo

The Army is recruiting now

"With hundreds of roles available, there’s more than one way to be the best."

Quick links:

Unanswered career sector and employment threads

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups
Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.