Physics Department First Destinations
2016–2020 Graduates

Physics Department First Destinations
2016–2020 Graduates

96%
96% of Physics Department majors were employed, accepted to graduate school, or participating in a service/volunteer program within 6 months of graduation
45.45%
Employed
49.09%
Graduate School
3.64%
Seeking
1.82%
Service Program

Highlighted Employers

Physics Department Majors 2016–2020

Google
MIT
AmeriCorps
National Renewable Energy Lab
Morgan Stanley
Abnormal Security

Highlighted Continuing Education

Physics Department Majors 2016–2020

Harvard
Boston University
MIT
Stanford
University of Chicago
UC Berkeley

Top Industries

Physics Department Majors Who Secured Employment 2016–2020

20.83%
Higher Education
20.83%
Internet & Software
16.67%
K-12 Education
8.33%
Utilities and Renewable Energy

Top Job Functions

Physics Department Majors Who Secured Employment 2016–2020

24.00%
Engineering — Web/Software
24.00%
Lab Work/Science
16.00%
Education / Teaching / Training
12.00%
Research
12.00%
Finance

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.

Physics Department data collected includes 55 graduates out of 58 degrees conferred between 2016–2020.

Questions: Tess Mattern, tmattern@wellesley.edu