Bioengineering: Career Outcomes

Graduated Academic Industry Gov't Sci-Rel Non-Sci Postdoc Clinical Med Std
1997-2001 15 | 44% 9 | 26% 1 | 3% 9 | 26% 0 | 0% 0 | 0% 0 | 0% 0 | 0%
2002-06 25 | 46% 14 | 26% 0 | 0% 12 | 22% 1 | 2% 1 | 2% 1 | 2% 0 | 0%
2007-11 24 | 20% 47 | 40% 2 | 2% 13 | 11% 0 | 0% 26 | 22% 0 | 0% 6 | 5%*

*Includes one law student.

Numbers reflect status of former students at the time the data were gathered in summer/fall 2012. Current employment may now be different.

Data include information from:
1997-2001: 34 of 37 graduates
2002-06: 54 of 62 graduates
2007-2011: 118 of 141 graduates


Definitions
Academic: academic research and teaching appointments, including tenure-track and non-tenure track
Industry: research in an industrial, for-profit setting
Gov't: research in government agencies (e.g. NIH, NSF, etc.)
Sci-Rel: related to science, but not traditional research, e.g. science policy, scientific patent attorney, science writer
Non-Sci: careers unrelated to science
Postdoc: in a postdoctoral research position at time surveyed
Clinical: employed in a medical career field, i.e. in clinical practice (presumes professional degree was also obtained)
Med Std: a medical student or resident

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