What people that now work in Consulting have to say about their experiences.

JobsForAstronomers: What is your current job?
JamesTeach: banker

JobsForAstronomers: What is your level of satisfaction with your current job?
JamesTeach: High

JobsForAstronomers: What qualifications were necessary for obtaining this position?
JamesTeach: My PhD in applied mathematics but also my ability to describe complex concepts in simple terms

JobsForAstronomers: What additional training did you complete in order to be able to perform your duties?
JamesTeach: I learnt on the job.

JobsForAstronomers: What was your last academic position before switching fields of work (i.e. PhD student, first/second post-doc etc)?
JamesTeach: senior lecturer

JobsForAstronomers: Optional: what was your age at the time you changed jobs?
JamesTeach: 35

JobsForAstronomers: What country do you work in?
JamesTeach: Australia