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Opportunities after Graduation

American Institute of Physics career resource page- Who is hiring Physics majors?

 

Physics majors who have recently graduated from PSU with a B.S. in Physics have gone on to a variety of opportunities, including:

 

Jobs at places such as:

AMOS (Air Force Maui Optical Superconducting Center) - Maui

Applied Hydro-Acoustics Research

Applied Research Laboratory (PSU)

BAE Systems

Bates-White

Bechtel (and BWXT Y12 Security)

Bettis Laboratory

Boeing

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Center for Remote Sensing

Central Intelligence Agency

Credit Suisse First Boston (as a systems analyst!)

Digital Semiconductor

Electro-Optics Center

EPIC Systems

GeoEye

IBM (Research and Systems)

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab

Lockheed Martin

Lutron

MIT Lincoln Laboratories

NASA Huntsville

National Air and Space Intelligence Center

National Institute of Science and Technology

National Security Agency

Naval Research Laboratory

Naval Surface Warfare Center

Raytheon

SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation)

Tiger Optics

United States Army: Night Vision and Electronic Sensors

United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission

United Patent and Trademark Office

 

Graduate studies in Physics and other disciplines at universities such as:

Alabama (acoustics)

Boston University

Cambridge University (UK)

Chicago

Colorado State

Columbia

Cornell

Delaware

Dublin (Ireland)

Duke

Eastern Carolina

Florida

Harvard

Illinois

Kentucky

Louisiana State (gravity)

Maryland

Max Planck Institute

McGill

MIT

Minnesota

New Mexico

Northwestern

Ohio State

Princeton

Stanford (Applied Physics)

SUNY Stony Brook

Tennessee

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, Riverside

University of California, San Diego

University of California, Santa Barbara

University of Illinois

University of Michigan

University of Pennsylvania

University of Washington

University of Wisconsin, Madison

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (gravity)

University of Virginia

 

Non-Physics Graduate Programs:

Astronomy/Astrophysics

Biomedical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Geosciences

Industrial Health and Safety

Materials Science

Medical Physics

Medical School (and M.D./Ph.D. programs)

Neuroscience

Nuclear Engineering