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What Can You Do With A Degree In Physics?

PHYS_lrgYou can do just about anything with a degree in physics!

As part of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Physics is committed to mentoring students as they build the elemental skills that employers want: communications, analysis, problem-solving and resourcefulness.

Peter Adamski

The Physics of Problem-solving

Peter Adamski (Physics, ’12) uses problem-solving skills to develop software programs that work around the world.    
Jodi Manela

Logic and Lobstermania

Jodi Manela (Physics, Mathematics, ’08) writes the code that runs some of the internet’s popular casino games.    

Here’s just a sampling of interesting jobs that our alumni have landed:

– Physicist, nLIGHT Photonics

– Software technician, FlashTime

– Optical engineer, nLIGHT Photonics

– Software engineer, Photo Kinetics

– Manufacturing technician, Intel Corporation

– Rate programmer, Fiserv, Inc.

– Teacher, Springfield School District 19

– Analytical chemist, Peak Sun Silicon

– Senior web engineer, 10Up

 

Read more about the physics major.

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