All Right, One More Post About Graduation…

Looking to pursue an M.D. at Johns Hopkins or a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics at Princeton ?  Care to intern with the U.S. Department of State or perhaps work at the U.S. embassy in Beijing?  Maybe instead you’d prefer to be employed as a Video Game Developer and Artist for Benxing Entertainment?  All these plans sounded good to some of our recent graduates.  Perhaps similar plans are in your future if you graduate from UMBC! 

I promised recently that we would update our readers on the plans of our recent grads.  Part of UMBC’s website is actually devoted to doing just that.  Check out the UMBC Class of 2009 “What are you doing after graduation?” site.  You can read about the students pursuing the graduate programs and careers noted above, plus read about the exciting plans of many others.  The truly impressive thing is that this site only offers a snapshot of the myriad jobs and graduate programs our 1,050 undergraduates are planning to tackle after receiving their Bachelor’s degrees a couple weeks ago.  This knowledge should come as no surprise to those familiar with UMBC.  After all, undergraduates who spend their years at UMBC traveling to Rome to study ancient architecture or simultaneously playing Division I tennis and conducting research in Information Systems certainly do not plan to end their ambitious educations with the receipt of their diplomas.  For them, UMBC was only the beginning…

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