STEM includes fields such as actuarial science, computer science, genetics, engineering, technology and more. Hamiltonians in this industry work at places such as Google, IBM, Bio-Rad Laboratories, AECOM and more.

Scroll through the blog posts and stories below to learn more about Hamilton student and alumni experiences in this industry, and then use our career resources such as Facts on File and O*Net to learn more. Finally, meet with your career advisor and explore the Career Center curriculum to learn how to network with alumni to discuss your interests and learn more about their work.

April Highlights


Harvard Online Computer Science Class

Check out this free, self-paced computer science class that Harvard is offering! This is a great way to either keep up with your computer science skills or pick up a new and useful skill. It is an eleven week introductory level course that gives a broad understanding of computer science concepts and programming languages. Give it a try!

TED Talks

  • “How Bacteria Talk” - Bonnie Bassler
  • “A Performance of Mathemagic” - Arthur Benjamin
  • “Fractals and the Art of Roughness” - Benoit Mandelbrot
  • “How CRISPR lets us edit our DNA” - Jennifer Doudna
  • “The new bionics that led us to run, climb and dance” - Hugh Herr
  • “How to be your best self in times of crisis” - Susan David
  • “How optical illusions trick your brain” - Nathan S. Jacobs

STEM-Related Movies

  • Dream Big: Engineering Our World (2017)
  • Jane (2017)
  • Hidden Figures (2016)
  • Spare Parts (2015)
  • The Martian (2015)
  • The Man Who Knew Infinity (2015)
  • Interstellar (2014)
  • The Imitation Game (2014)
  • The Theory of Everything (2014)
  • A Beautiful Mind (2001)
  • October Sky (1999)

How to use some free time to better your career path

  • Be on the lookout for emails regarding Career Center events
  • Update your resume 
  • Expand your network by reaching out to alumni or personal connections 
  • Study for the GRE:
    • Books
      • Cracking the GRE - Princeton Review
      • The Official Guide to the GRE Test - ETS
      • Kaplan’s GRE Prep Plus 2020 - Kaplan
      • Barron’s GRE - Barrons
      • 5 lb Book of Practice Problems - Manhattan Prep 
    • Websites
  • Read and keep up with current events

Featured Blog Post

Ted Clements "14Technical Curiosity Launched My Career

Ted Clements '14 graduated with a major in Geosciences and a minor in Government. He is currently the Co-President of Operations at FareHarbor in Denver, Colorado.

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Class of 2018 Outcomes Report
Outcomes by Industry

Class of 2018 Outcomes Report

Each year, the Career Center surveys recent graduates to track their progress during their first year after Hamilton. The resulting report includes data about career fields and employers, where graduates are pursuing advanced degrees and postgraduate fellowships, as well as outcome information for each concentration.

Contact Information

Career Center

Third floor of Bristol Center
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323 
315-859-4346 ccadmin@hamilton.edu
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