Career Placement Outcomes - Materials Science and Engineering



Doctoral Students Between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
84% 6% 0% 9%

Response rate: 57%

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
61% 6% 30% 3%

Response rate: 63%


Roles and Workspace for 2017 Doctoral and Master's Graduates

  4-year college/master's university For-profit company: Manufacturing Research university Other
Engineering   3 1 3
Postdoc     4  
Research Staff 1      
Other       1

* 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.