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Career Outcomes

Students at commencement

To help all applicants and others interested in the Immunology program, we have summarized information of the careers that are being pursued by Immunology PhD graduates. The information below includes all PhD program graduates who matriculated from 1985 to the present and is updated a minimum of twice each year.

Information about individual alumni can be found on our alumni page.

 Career Choices of Immunology PhD Graduates*
   Number %
Academic faculty 27 24.8
Academic staff scientists  9 8.3
Industrial research  38 34.9
Science-related non-research  10 9.2
Pursuing postdoctoral training  13  11.9
Non-science-related  4 3.7
Not in the labor force  5 4.6
Information unavailable  3 2.8
Totals  109 100

*Academic faculty includes individuals who hold faculty positions at institutions of higher education in the US and abroad. Science-related non-research includes patent law, technology transfer, business development, scientific writing, science policy and other similar careers.