Alumni Outcomes

 

Whether they teach at universities, lead in organizations that conserve our water sources and natural habitats, or research new drugs to treat disease, biology alumni apply their GW education to every job sector. Graduates bring their experience to jobs in health care, pharmaceuticals, higher education, research, consulting and much more. 

Karly Cohen standing next to a professor, both wearing graduation caps and gowns

Karly Cohen, BS '17, MS '18, has continued to work on research papers with Associate Professor L. Patricia Hernandez (right) after graduation.

 


Undergraduate Career Paths

Alumni of the undergraduate program go on to attend graduate school and work at institutions including:

 

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Boston University
  • Brown University
  • Children's National Medical Center
  • Columbia University
  • D.C. Mayor's Office
  • Drexel University
  • Huntingdon Learning Center
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Marriott International

 

  • MedStar Health
  • MGH Institute of Health Professions
  • National Park Service Conservation Legacy
  • New York University
  • Rutgers University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Navy
  • Vanda Pharmaceuticals
  • Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
  • Whitman-Walker Health
  • Yale University

 


Graduate Career Paths 

Our master's and doctoral program graduates are equipped for prestigious research and teaching positions with a variety of employers:

 

  • Conservation Land Trust
  • Deloitte
  • Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher
  • Harvard University
  • Illinois Natural History Survey

 

  • The University of Vermont
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Virginia Tech
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

 


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