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I have a 1st class degree in physics and an MSc in nuclear engineering. Both have been pretty useless. Part of that is my fault because I have social anxiety and get nervous in interviews. Also there are too few jobs in nuclear and too much competition.

Anyway I am thinking of doing another masters in GIS and hydrography since it will be much easier to get a job.

I'm debating if I should remove my other MSc from my cv or just go with the flow and tell interviewers it didn't work out.
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No. You’ll need to explain the missing year somehow. Having the ambition to do another masters makes you look good because it evidences your desire to work hard and work towards your goals. Good luck 😉
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(Original post by beefboss)
Thoughts on this?

I have a 1st class degree in physics and an MSc in nuclear engineering. Both have been pretty useless. Part of that is my fault because I have social anxiety and get nervous in interviews. Also there are too few jobs in nuclear and too much competition.

Anyway I am thinking of doing another masters in GIS and hydrography since it will be much easier to get a job.

I'm debating if I should remove my other MSc from my cv or just go with the flow and tell interviewers it didn't work out.
If you believe your main problem is getting nervous at interviews, then it's very unlikely that a second master's degree would help with that. If you remove your previous MSc from your CV (I don't know why that would be a good idea), then you'd need to explain what you were doing in that year if asked - lying is not worth it.
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(Original post by beefboss)
Thoughts on this?

I have a 1st class degree in physics and an MSc in nuclear engineering. Both have been pretty useless. Part of that is my fault because I have social anxiety and get nervous in interviews. Also there are too few jobs in nuclear and too much competition.

Anyway I am thinking of doing another masters in GIS and hydrography since it will be much easier to get a job.

I'm debating if I should remove my other MSc from my cv or just go with the flow and tell interviewers it didn't work out.
Your logic is nonsense and very expensive! There's nothing wrong per se with the degrees you've got so far, you as an individual just aren't performing well at interviews (from what you've told us). You can't just go on collecting degrees hoping your interview performance will improve. Nowhere is 'easy' to get a job if you tank interviews. You need to sort out your confidence and interview performance.

Pay about 10% of what a degree would cost, and get some interview/confidence training.
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