Internships & Careers
The study of physics is an integral part of many other disciplines—astronomy, medical imaging, nanotechnology, earth science, and engineering—and a degree in this field is very versatile. Employment rates among physics majors are among the highest nationwide. Some graduates go on to careers in research or academia; others pursue engineering or medical careers. Recent job placements include:
- Akamai Technologies
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
- Thinking Phone Networks
- United States Air Force
- Boston College
- Brandeis University
- Nanyang Technological University
- University of Massachusetts
You may also choose to continue your studies at Suffolk University Law School by studying patent law—one of the hottest areas of law in the US. You can earn a juris doctor (JD) degree with a concentration in intellectual property and specialization in patent law. You may even be able to have your studies paid for—law firms often pay full tuition for employees who attend law courses at night.
Our Career Development Center can also help you take the next step in your career or education.