Welcome to the Life Sciences Community! Members of this community are part of a rapidly growing industry where inquisitive minds come together to innovate and contribute to the study of living things. The life sciences industry is a collection of thriving companies and organizations centered around pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, biomedical technologies, food processing, healthcare, pharma, research, manufacturing, and work focused on all living things. Students who are diving into life sciences have interests in subjects including biology, medicine, chemistry, agriculture, physics, and engineering.
Students majoring in Applied Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, and Biological Engineering possess characteristics of curiosity, analytical thinking, persistence, creativity, organization, adaptability, logic, communication, and are highly detailed oriented. Students in these majors may find diverse careers in the life sciences industry where they can apply their education and skills from the rigorous Wentworth curriculum into the workplace.
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Explore occupations by career categories and pathways and use real time labor market data to power your decision making.
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The number of jobs in the career for the past two years, the current year, and projections for the next 10 years. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs. Sources include Emsi industry data, staffing patterns, and OES data.
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The educational attainment percentage breakdown for a career (e.g. the percentage of people in the career who hold Bachelor’s Degrees vs. Associate Degrees). Educational attainment levels are provided by O*NET.
Earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.
A list of hard skills associated with a given career ordered by the number of unique job postings which ask for those skills.
The skills for the career. The "importance" is how relevant the ability is to the occupation: scale of 1-5. The "level" is the proficiency required by the occupation: scale of 0-100. Results are sorted by importance first, then level.
A list of job titles for all unique postings in a given career, sorted by frequency.
The First Destination Survey is administered bi-annually to all bachelor’s and master’s degree students who participated in the December, April, or August commencement exercises. The data below is collected up to six months following graduation by Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development. This information is collected in accordance with the national standards established by NACE.
View our comprehensive Class of 2022 report here which includes longitudinal comparisons through 2018.
If you are a member of the Class of 2023 please complete the Career Outcomes survey here.
The College of Engineering and Computer Science offers degree programs in engineering, and engineering technology, which are rooted in Wentworth's rich tradition of project-based, experiential learning. The College strives to prepare its graduates for productive and challenging careers in private practice, industry, and government, and its programs provide a solid foundation for life-long professional development.
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First Destination is a nationally recognized term that is used to describe the first experiences of college graduates. At Wentworth, we survey students at cap and gown pick-up and follow up within six months following graduation. Undergraduate students pursue a variety of opportunities post-graduation, including full-time employment, graduate school, and entrepreneurial endeavors.
The employers featured below are reported by recent graduates of Wentworth Institute of Technology through our surveys and data on Linked-In. The employers listed below repeatedly hired from the most recent graduating class.
Upon graduation, Wentworth students continue on to employment or graduate studies related to their field. In addition to this, many students receive offers of post-graduation employment from their co-op employers among offers from other organizations.
Wentworth graduates obtain well-paying jobs in a wide range of fields. These salaries are self-reported and do not include bonuses nor other possible monetary benefits including tuition reimbursement, health insurance, among others.
While many graduates remain in Massachusetts and New England for their first job after graduation, Wentworth students accept positions all over the nation and around the world.
The schools listed below are reported by recent graduates of Wentworth Institute of Technology through our surveys and data on Linked-In. The schools listed below repeatedly admitted alumni from the most recent graduating class.
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Wentworth alumni report continuing their education in the following field of study.
Wentworth students who report pursuing continued education after graduation seek a variety of graduate level degrees.
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