Where do our physics majors go?

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Dogic Lab, Summer 2016: Angela Berry (Hampton U.); Helen Yang ’17; Margaret Morris ’17

Here is a list of where some of our undergraduates have gone upon graduation in the last few years. As you can see, they are engaged in a wide range of activities, including attending graduate school in a variety of fields, working as research assistants in academia, teaching, and working in the private sector.

Class of 2016

10 physics majors

  • Graduate Student, Ohio State University, PhD program in physics
  • Research Technician, High-Energy Physics, Brandeis
  • Electronics Technician at the Large Hadron Collider, Brandeis and CERN
  • Graduate Student, University of California, Santa Barbara, PhD program in physics
  • Graduate Student, Columbia University, MS program in electrical engineering
  • Staff, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, MA

Class of 2015

20 physics majors

  • Graduate Student, University of Chicago, PhD program in physics
  • Graduate Student, Brown University, MS program in biomedical engineering
  • Trainee Teacher, ISF Academy
  • Coop Internship, Bio-Rad Digital Biology Center, Cambridge, MA
  • Teacher in Residence, Achievement First University Prep High
  • Physics Teacher, Teach for America, New York City
  • Cyber Associate, Stroz Friedberg
  • Graduate Student, Georgetown University, JD Degree
  • Data Analyst, The Boston Consulting Group, Boston, MA
  • Teaching Fellow, ISF Academy, Hong Kong
  • Graduate Student, MIT, PhD program in applied mathematics
  • Independent music producer and arranger, Boston, MA
  • National Radio Astronomy Observatory, VA
  • Data Scientist, Sense Labs, Cambridge, MA
  • Graduate Student, Columbia Univeristy, MS program in electrical engineering
  • Graduate Student, Kyoto University, MS program in ecology
  • Graduate Student, Brown Univeristy, PhD program in physics

Class of 2014

14 physics majors

  • Graduate Student, Yale University, PhD program in mechanical engineering
  • Research Assistant, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Software Engineer, Amazon.com
  • Graduate Student, McGill University, MS program in bionanomachines
  • Graduate Student, UC Santa Barbara, PhD program in physics
  • Graduate Student, Harvard University, PhD program in physics (NSF Graduate Fellowship award winner)
  • Technician, Library and Technology Services, Brandeis University
  • Graduate Student, Dartmouth College, PhD program in Astronomy
  • Research Instrument Analyst, Space Telescope Science Institute

Class of 2013

11 physics majors

  • Graduate Student, George Washington University, Master of Education program in secondary education
  • Graduate Student, University of New Mexico, PhD program, possibly in geophysics
  • Graduate Student, Brown University, PhD program in physics
  • Associate Computational Biologist, Broad Institute, Cambridge, Mass
  • Graduate Student, Tulane University, PhD program in physics
  • Graduate Student, California Institute of Technology, PhD program in chemical physics
  • Computer Programmer, TBA
  • Graduate Student, MIT, MS program in computation for design and optimization

Class of 2012

12 physics majors

  • Graduate Student, Cornell University, PhD program in Mathematics
  • Graduate Student, Rutgers School of Law-Newark
  • Research Assistant, University of Maryland, School of Medicine (electrophysiology)
  • Consultant, NERA Economic Consulting, NY
  • Graduate Student, University of Maryland, PhD program in Electrical Engineering
  • Graduate Student, Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance (MAief)
  • Graduate Student, Stanford University, PhD program in Physics
  • Graduate Student, University of Chicago, PhD program in Physics
  • Graduate Student, University of Washington, PhD program in Astronomy
  • Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins, PhD program in Mechanical Engineering

Class of 2011

12 physics majors

  • Quantitative Developer, Picofemto, NY
  • Graduate Student, University of California, Santa Barbara (NSF Graduate Fellowship Recipient)
  • Research Intern, Karolinska Institute
  • Graduate Student, Brown University, PhD program in biophysics
  • Web Developer, Genuine, Boston, MA
  • Electrical Engineer, Ford Motor Company
  • Software Engineer, Compete, Inc., MA
  • Analyst,  Deutsche Bank
  • Graduate Student, Stanford University, PhD program in biophysics
  • Software Engineer, FactSet, CA
  • Graduate Student, University of Washington, PhD program in astronomy
  • Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins University, PhD program in mechanical engineering

Class of 2010

7 physics majors

  • Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania (NSF Graduate Fellowship Recipient), PhD program in physics
  • Graduate Student, University of Texas, Austin, PhD program in physics
  • Graduate Student, Harvard University, PhD program in physics
  • Graduate Student, Brown University, PhD program in physics
  • Assistant Staff, Lincoln Labs, MIT
  • OpenSky.com, NYC

Class of 2009

6 physics majors

  • Graduate Student, Biophysics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Graduate Student, Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • Graduate Student, Biotechnology, UC, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Graduate student, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Professional in nanotechnology, QD Vision, Watertown, MA
  • Research Assistant, Greengard Lab, Rockefellar Univ., NYC, NY

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Class of 2008

14 physics majors

  • Graduate Student, Ecology, University of California, Berkeley
  • Graduate student, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne
  • Security Engineering Officer, Bureau of Diplomatic Security with the State Department
  • Graduate student, Physics, University of New Hampshire, NH
  • Graduate student, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Columbia University, NY,
  • Graduate student, Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne
  • Graduate Student,  Technology and Social Behavior, Northwestern University, Chicago
  • Graduate student, Physics and Astronomy, Tufts University, Medford, MA
  • Project Manager, inSegment, Boston, MA

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