Physics & Astronomy

The list that follows are the FIRST JOBS TAKEN and GRADUATE SCHOOLS ATTENDED by Physics & Astronomy majors immediately after their graduation. The data are collected from Career Services' annual survey of students graduating from the College. This list includes graduation years 2011, 2012, and 2013.

For the most recent data on broken down by major, please visit our Career Plan Survery reports and go to the major specific pages: 2014 | 2015 | 2016

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JOBS TAKEN BY PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY MAJORS BY INDUSTRY

Consulting

Organization Title
Cornerstone ResearchAnalyst (2010)

Elementary/Secondary/Higher Education

Organization Title
Harvard UniversityScience (2012)
University of PennsylvaniaN/A (2010)
Research Specialist (2010)
Research Assistant (2011, 2012)
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of MedicineResearch Specialist (2012)
Vanderbilt UniversityMedicine (2012)

Financial Services

Organization Title
Alliance Bernstein
Technology Assocaite (2013)
Bloomberg L.P.Financial Software Developer (2010)
CitigroupQuantitative Analyst (2012)
Insight Venture Partners
Analyst (2013)
Kaust Investment Management CompanyQuantitative Analyst (2012)
Nomura SecuritiesAnalyst (2011)
Olam International Ltd.Trainee Trader (2011)
Wells Fargo Securities
Analyst (2013)
Susquehanna International GroupAssistant Trader (2011)

Government

Organization Title
National Renewable Energy LaboratoryIntern (2011)
U.S. NavyFirst Division Officer (2011)

Manufacturing

Organization Title
RCI CustomCAD Engineer (2011)

Other Services

Organization
Title
Checkpoint Systems     
Financial Analyst (2014)

Technology

Organization Title
AppNexusTechnical Account Manager (2012)
FindTheBest
Product Associate (2013)
MediaMathAnalyst (2011)
Palantir Technologies
NA (2013)
ZillowSoftware Development Engineer (2014)

GRADUATE SCHOOLS ATTENDED BY PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY MAJORS

Field Institution
AstronomyColumbia University (2010)
AstrophysicsJohns Hopkins University (2010)
GeophysicsRice University (2011)
Law
Harvard University (2011)
Logic and Philosophy of ScienceUniversity of California, Irvine (2011)
MathematicsPrinceton University (2011)
MedicineHarvard University (2013)
Johns Hopkins University (2013)
Medical PhysicsUniversity of Pennsylvania (2010, 2013)
PhysicsCase Western University (2011)
Harvard University (2010 (2))
Stanford University (2011)
University of California, Santa Barbara (2011)
ScienceUniversity of California - Santa Barbara (2012)
University of Chicago (2012)
University of Pennsylvania (2012)
Technology and PolicyMassachusetts Institute of Technology (2010)
Theoretical ChemistryOxford University (2010)