Astronomy Department First Destinations
2016–2020 Graduates

Astronomy Department First Destinations
2016–2020 Graduates

83%
83% of Astronomy Department majors were employed, accepted to graduate school, or participating in a service/volunteer program within 6 months of graduation
50.00%
Employed
33.33%
Graduate School
16.67%
Seeking

Highlighted Employers

Astronomy Department Majors 2016–2020

Watson Foundation
ERG Environmental Services
Monument Staffing
Shrewsbury School District
Harvard

Top Industries

Astronomy Department Majors Who Secured Employment 2016–2020

37.50%
Higher Education
12.50%
Non-Profit/NGO
12.50%
K-12 Education
12.50%
Scientific and Technical Consulting
12.50%
Administration
12.50%
Journalism Media & Publishing

Top Job Functions

Astronomy Department Majors Who Secured Employment 2016–2020

37.50%
Research
12.50%
Sales
12.50%
Education / Teaching / Training
12.50%
Consulting
12.50%
Administration
12.50%
Data & Analytics

Data Source: Career Education First Destination Survey, in partnership with the Office of Institutional Research (OIR). Questions are to the NACE standard. The survey launches in May each year and closes December 1.

Astronomy Department data collected includes 18 graduates out of 19 degrees conferred between 2016–2020. Majors include Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Questions: Tess Mattern, tmattern@wellesley.edu