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.

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
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