Types of careers our students pursue
The strength and depth of Hiram’s physics program has prepared our graduates for a range of successful careers in the professional workforce and in graduate school. In fact, more than half of Hiram physics majors pursue graduate school, and they consistently find themselves well prepared – whether they choose to study engineering, a physics specialty, medical school, law school or another discipline. Hiram physics students have attended graduate-level work at a number of prestigious universities, including Lehigh University, Vanderbilt University, Ohio University, Case Western Reserve University, Purdue University, the University of Rochester and the University of Virginia. A recent graduate also attended University of North Carolina – Charlotte for a master’s degree in motorsports engineering.
Recent alumni also have entered the professional workforce in a variety of jobs including:
- Air traffic controller
- Geological, systems or other forms of engineering
- Medical researcher