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Rachael Wonnacott

University of York

MPhys Physics with Astrophysics
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The Company;

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The Big Picture

Rachael undertook an internship at the neutron-beam facility Institut Laue–Langevin in summer 2014. She wrote computer code to improve simulations of molecular dynamics.

“Don’t be scared off by a placement that’s in a topic that you’re not necessary familiar with or that isn’t exactly what you want to do…”

In Rachael’s Own Words…

… And the Next Step

Rachael completed her MPhys degree in June 2016. She now works as a software developer at investment-management company Fidelity International.

“The super-computing aspect has meant I can say I’m actually quite good with computers… I’ve built a repertoire of skills mostly around computation…”