Science, Engineering, Technology, & Public Health

Science, Engineering, Technology, & Public Health

Green Hall 441
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Complex problems. Big questions. Investigation and inquiry. In-depth research. Long-term solutions. Innovation and creativity.

Science, Engineering, Technology, & Public Health (SETPH) covers a broad range of career paths and opportunities, but all of them will in some way interact with the themes of problem solving and scientific inquiry. Those involved in the SETPH community are people who are passionate about using their knowledge, skills, and talents to grapple with these themes and work their way toward real-world solutions.

What are some of the real-world topics in need of exploration and solutions in this area? Climate change. Internet of Things. Mars missions. Self-driving cars. Data security. STEM education. Clean energy. With the rapid development of technology and the exponential growth of innovative industries in need of problem solvers, we will continue to see these topics and more evolve as solutions are found and new questions are asked.

In a traditional sense, SETPH industries offers opportunities that align with the following academic fields: astronomy and astrophysics, biology, botany, chemistry, computer science, environmental studies, engineering, geosciences, math, physics, and physiology. However, since major does not necessarily equal career, anyone with an interest in these academic fields or industry areas can find a segment of their own career journey.

Students and alumnae are encouraged to get started by exploring the resources below and scheduling an appointment in Handshake to meet with an Industry Advisor!



Engineering Resources

Engineering applies knowledge from science and math to real-world challenges in an effort of improve the world we live in. 

Physical Science Resources

Explore the resources below to learn about careers in the physical sciences, a branch of natural science which focuses primarily on the study of non-living systems.

Life Sciences Resources

The below resources can help you begin exploring career paths in te Life Science. Schedule an appointment in Handshake to meet with Frances for further guidance.

Public Health Resources

The below resource can help you begin exploring career paths in te Public Health.

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Public Health

Green Hall 441
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

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Top Job Functions

Class of 2021 Top Job Functions in the Science, Engineering, Technology, & Public Health
Engineering — Web / Software
Business Development
Information Technology
Marketing – General
Customer / Technical Support
Design / Art
Data & Analytics
Product / Project Management
What they studied Where they work What they do
Biochemistry Genentech Process and Development Rotational Researcher
Biological Sciences Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Tick Testing Lab Research Technician
Biological Sciences Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard Research Assistant
Mathematics & Computer Science NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Data Scientist
Psychology Amazon Program Manager
Economics TikTok Project Manager
Computer Science Product Manager
Computer Science & Physics Microsoft Software Engineer
Computer Science Google Software Engineer
Media Arts and Sciences & Music Kayak Software Corporation Product Designer
* Highlighted outcomes from 2021 graduates