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After Houghton

A Houghton degree in physics can open doors to a variety of careers. In a recent survey of graduates,
100 percent of those responding reported being employed in their field or attending graduate school within one year of graduation.

Featured Alumni


Outcomes since 2009

Immediate employment  
within 6 months of graduation

Graduate school within 6 months of graduation 

Mechanical engineer, Xylem, Inc. 2013
Lab technician, Pentair 2011
Process technician, Dupont 2011
Materials engineer, Process Materials, Inc 2010
Nuclear non-proliferation, Los Alamos Natl Lab 2011            
Mechanical engineering, Alfred University 2013
Physics education, St. Bonaventure University 2013
Material engineering, SUNY Albany 2013
Particle physics, University of Minnesota 2013
Planetary science, Johns Hopkins University 2012
Materials science, Masdar Institute 2011
Nuclear Physics, Western Michigan University 2012
Physics education, Ithaca College 2010
Low temperature physics, Univ. of Buffalo 2009
Optics, University of Rochester 2009
Aerospace engineering, Purdue University 2009