Career Placement - Genetics and Genomics



Ph.D. students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
93% 3% 0% 3%

Subset of career titles with those employed: Genome Scientist, Geneticist, Postdoc Research Associate, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Patent Fellow, Graduate Assistant Teaching, Assistant Professor, Biology, Research Scientist, Post Doc

Response rate: 97%

National Employment Statistics The National Science Board (NSB) infographic tool showing long-term career trajectories showing the diverse possibilities for this discipline.


Master's students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
64% 0% 18% 9%

Subset of career titles with those employed: Associate Computational Biologist, Qa And Haccp Coordinator

Response rate: 79%


* The above data is 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.