Career Placement Outcomes - Chemistry

Doctoral Students Between 2011 and 2018

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
83.2% 1.2% 4.7% 7.6%

Response rate: 96.6%

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Master's Students Between 2011 and 2018

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
50.9% 0% 27.2% 8.5%

Response rate: 86.5%


Roles and Workspace for 2019 Doctoral and Master's Graduates

  2-year college/community college 4-year college/master's university For-profit company: Agriculture For-profit company: Health For-profit company: Information Technology For-profit company: Manufacturing For-profit company: Service Sector Research university Other
Creative work             1    
Engineering         2 1     1
Faculty   1              
Management           1      
Postdoc 1 1           9  
Product Development                 1
Research Staff   1 1 1   1     1
Other           1     4

* The above data are based on data from an employment survey completed within 6 months after graduation. If the percentages do not add up to 100%, the remaining graduates were not seeking employment at the 6-month mark.