Carnegie Mellon University

Where do our alumni go?

Societal Computing graduates are leading university researchers, innovative entrepreneurs, formulators and influencers of technology policy, and corporate leaders. Students work with their advisors to select courses, research projects, teaching experiences, and thesis topics to chart the career trajectory that is right for them.

The chart below illustrates the breakdown of our graduate placement over the last several years.

The image is a donut chart that represents different sectors and industrial domains. The chart is divided into two main parts. The first part represents sectors, which are further divided into three categories: Academia, Industry, and Applied R&D. The second part of the chart represents industrial domains, which are divided into four categories: Big Data, Cloud Technology, Robotics, and Web Technology.