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What Can I Do With This Major?

Careers In Physics/Astronomy

Sample Job Titles (some of the following titles may require additional education)

  • Astronomer
  • Physicist
  • Atmospheric and Space Scientist
  • Nuclear Monitoring Technician
  • Petroleum Engineer
  • Secondary Education Teacher, Physics
  • Natural Sciences Manager
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Civil Drafter
  • Construction and Building Inspector

Our Graduates...Where Are They Now?

Alumni who graduated in the past 1 to 5 years have obtained employment as:

  • Reactor Engineer, Entergy
  • Patent Engineer, IBM
  • Astronomer, Sky Bar ‐ Tucson
  • Support Engineer, Walker Digital Table Systems, LLC

Alumni who graduated in the past 6 to 10 years have obtained employment as:

  • Marketing Administrator, Talisen ‐ Construction Corporation
  • Partner and Project Lead, Marras Illumination
  • Researcher, Developmental Biology Laboratory
  • Network Engineer, TransNet Corporation
  • Data Analyst/Clinical Chemistry R&D, IDEXX Laboratories

Alumni who graduated over 10 years ago have obtained employment as:

  • AP Physics B&C teacher, Jericho High School
  • Physics Lecturer, Marist College
  • Associate Professor of Physics, Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • Director Prescription Medicine Product Training and Curriculum Development, Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Dean, Division of Mathematics, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Bunker Hill Community College
  • Product Manager, United States Federal Aviation Administration

...In addition, alumni have completed the following graduate programs:

  • Pace University ‐ Lubin School of Business, M.B.A., CPA
  • Bard College, M.A.T., Mathematics and Education
  • Albany College of Pharmacy of Union University, Pharm.D.
  • Northeastern University, Ph.D., Law, Policy and Society
  • Iowa State University, Ph.D., Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering