Careers

Private Business and Government Laboratories
In the past 20 years, many of our graduates (B.S., M.S., and Ph.D.) have joined the scientific ranks of the many companies and government laboratories. To view or print a list please open a 1 page MS Word DOC (48KB) or Acrobat PDF (20KB).

Employment breakdowns (provided by AIChE) of recent years '00-'01 are available in this website. --Including statistics regarding initial placement and employment of BS, MS, and PhD Chemical Engineers. Click here to visit an html page or open Acrobat PDF(216KB).

Academia
Caltech Chemical Engineering Department graduates have taken faculty positions, becoming Professors at top ChE programs in the country. To view or print a list please openMS Word DOC (52KB) or Acrobat PDF (16KB).

Breakdown of Industrial Employment of PhDs

Where did the Young Professors (last 10 Years) in the top 10 ChE programs* obtain their degrees?

RankUniversityNumber ProducedRatio
1MIT 110.33
2UC Berkeley80.42
3U Minnesota40.11
4Caltech151.5
5Stanford 50.42
6UT Austin30.14
7U Wisconsin30.19
8U Delaware40.17
9Princeton50.26
10U Illinois50.42
11 U Michigan50.19
12UC Santa Barbara00
13Carnegie Mellon U50.28
14Georgia Tech00
15Purdue University10.05
16Northwestern10.06
17Cornell20.11

U.S. News and World Report, 2001
*Does not include Environmental Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry or Materials Science students