In addition to proceeding to graduate school in Physics, Materials Science, Engineering, Medicine, Medical Physics and Law School, BS Physics majors find jobs in a large variety of areas. Please see the Physics Career Wheel below and the AIP information on jobs by physicists. Also visit

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Companies that hire Physics majors 

  • Computer electronics companies (such as IBM, Intel, HP)
  • Engineering companies
  • Optics companies and laser production industries
  • Wall Street
  • Biotechnology companies (such as Pfizer, Merck)
  • Leading hospitals and medical research institutions
  • Automotive Industries (such as Honda, GM)
  • National Laboratories
  • NIST and NIH
  • Click here for a comprehensive list state by state. You will also find other physics related career resources at this site.


Sample list of Companies and Institutions where our CCSU Physics alumni work or have worked

  • US Army Research Lab, MD
  • Jefferson labs, VA
  • US Patent and Trademark office
  • Miles & Stockbridge Law Firm (Patent law)
  • Central Connecticut State University
  • Supramagnetics, CT
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • New Britain High School, CT
  • Farmington High School, CT
  • Chino Valley Medical Center, CA
  • Aetna Insurance Company
  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • State Street Global Advisors
  • University of Maryland