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Natural Sciences Alumni Jobs

We want to give you a sample of the job titles and employers for our undergraduate natural sciences and mathematics alumni. They are divided by department, then by the economic sector for the employer. See how our degree programs prepare undergraduate students for a wide variety of careers, not just those that immediately come to mind when you think of the natural sciences and mathematics.


Healthcare (51% of alumni)
Family Medicine, Neshoba Medical Assoc.
Orthopedic Surgeon, TN Orthopedics
Pharmacist, Fairview Health Services
Gastroenterologist, Atlanta Gastroenterology
Physician, North MS Medical Clinics
OB/GYN, Baptist Memorial Hospital
Oncologist, Jackson Oncology Assoc.
Dentist, Oxford Dental
Urologist, Merit Health
Diagnostic Radiology, Methodist LeBonheur
Family Physician, North MS Medical Center
Pediatric Physician, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Physician, Navel Medical Center
Medical Lab Scientist, North MS Medical Center
Psychiatry, Hattiesburg Clinic
Physician, Mississippi Urology Clinic
Nurse, Baptist Medical Center
Optometrist, Boozer Eyecase Associates
Surgeon, South Mississippi Surgeons
Physician, Jackson Anesthesia Assoc.
Optometrist, Ripley Eye Care
Dentist, Gilmore Family Dentistry
Physician Assistant, DeSoto Family Counseling
Internal Medicine, Baptist Medical Clinic

STEM (7% of alumni)
Laboratory Quality Manager, Sanderson Farms
Senior Scientist, TriPham
Research Associate, Bristol&MyersSquibb
Bioanalytical Research Assoc, Altea Therapeutics
Research Associate, CirQuest Labs
Medical Scientist, Path Group
Process Research Chemist, Buchman
Program Coordinator, Allegis Global Solutions
Manufacturing Associate, Catalent Pharma

Education (24% of alumni)
Program Coord. of Microbiology, UC San Francisco
Coord. of Student Wellness, Austin Peay State U
Assistant Prof. of Cardiac Surgery, U of Washington Medical Center
Orthopaedic Surgeon, Tulane U
Pediatrician, UM Medical Center
Radiologist, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Infectious Disease Specialist, LSU Health
Pediatrician, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
Internist, UM Medical Center
Cancer Research Specialist, U of Chicago
Researcher, U of Colorado
Associate R&D Medicinal Chemistry, UM

Business/Finance (8% of alumni)
Pharmacist, Walmart
Travel RN, Trustaff
Owner, West Bankhead Properties
Sales Manager, RJ Young
Programmer, CDIT software
Pharmacist, Kroger
Pharmacist, CVS
Real Estate Broker, Berkshire Hathaway Realty

Government (3% of alumni)
Diabetes Educator, Georgia Dept of Public Health
Chief Health Strategist, Florida Dept of Health
Research Fellow, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education


Healthcare (51% of alumni)
Oncologist, Alabama Oncology
Product Specialist, AOC Medical
Dentist, Armstrong & Dyre Dentistry
Physician, Kennedy Comm Health Center
Physical Therapist, Baptist Germantown Rehab.
Medical Tech, Baptist Memorial Healthcare
Pediatrician, Batson Hospital for Children
Fertility Specialist, Fertility Assoc. of Memphis
Physician, Gastrointestinal Assoc.
Dentist, Golf Coast Pediatric Dentistry
Allergist/Immunologist, Hattiesburg Clinic
Self-employed family physician
Nurse, Houston Methodist Medical Center
OB/GYN, Jackson Healthcare for Women
Cardiologist, Jackson Heart Clinic
Clinic Coord., Kosko Eye Clinic
Nurse, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Anesthesiologist, LifeLinc Anesthesia
Pathologist, Mayo Clinic
Surgeon, MS Sports Med. & Orthopedic Center
Veterinarian, Scenic Hill Vet Hospital
Medical Tech, St. Jude Hospital
Physician, Neshoba Cty Gen. Hospital
Internist, Ochsner Medical Center
Podiatrist, Ognibene Foot Clinic
Optometrist, MS Band of Choctaw Indians

Education (14% of alumni)
Teacher, Ocean Springs Middle School
Dir of Technology, Grenada Schools
Teacher, Memphis Schools
Principal, Holly Springs School District
Teacher, Southaven HS
Acad. Counselor, MS School for Math & Science
Chief Medical Officer, UM Medical Center
Academic Physician, Baylor College of Medicine
Associate Provost, Belhaven
Research Nurse, Duke Medical Center
Faculty, Hinds Community College
Microbiology Faculty, Indiana School of Medicine
Chair Science Dept, MS Gulf Coast Comm College
Faculty, Mississippi State University
E-learning Coord, Northwest Comm College
Ped. Genetic Counselor, Baylor College of Medicine
Faculty, Univ of Vermont Medical Center
Orthopedic Surgeon, Univ of Alabama–Birmingham
R&D Biologist, UM Natl Center for Physical Acoustics
Physician, UNC-Chapel Hill
Biosafety Officer, Mississippi State Univ
Faculty, Itawamba Comm College
Safety & Training Specialist, Univ of Mississippi

STEM (9% of alumni)
Sr Radiochemist, Grand Gulf Nuclear Station
Envr Specialist, GAI Consultants
Flight Test Pilot/Engineer, Weststar Aerospace
Envr Inspector, Accent Compliance
Wildlife Biologist, Herring Envr Services
Manager of Inside Sales, Qiagen
Envr Associate, Georgia Pacific
Systems Engineer, Amoco
Assoc. Dir. Global Quality, Celgene
Exec Sales Rep, Eli Lilly
Sr Clinical Specialist, Medtronic
Engineer, Aerojet Rocketdyne-Stennis Space Center
Energy Systems Engineer, Lockheed Martin
Research Scientist, Proctor & Gamble
Oncology Product Support, Thermofisher Scientific
Lab Coord., Eurofins Pharma Discovery Services
Operation Supervisor, Exel
Assoc Scientist, Reliagene Technologies
Branch Manager, Dexter Instruments
Dir. Data Management, Vizient
Envr Safety Manager, Baker Envr Services
Co-Founder/CEO, FlavorDoctor Foods
Clinical Research Assoc, IQVIA Human Data Science
Sr. Vice President of Finance, C-Spire
Systems Engineer, IBM
Operations Manager, S&R Construction

Business/Finance (9% of alumni)
Pres/CEO, Citizens Bank & Trust
Corporate VP, Wells Fargo
Vice President, Merrill Lynch
Chairman, New Orleans Financial Group
Commodities Trader, Crawford & Company
Mgmt Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Owner, Bernet Agricultural Services
Crop Advisor, Farmers Supply Co-Op
Dir of Landscape Services, Urban Greenscapes
Program Manager, FedEx
Owner, Burdock Group
Pharmacist, Greenwood Drugs
Pres, Interact Development Solutions
Gen Counsel, C&C Marine & Repair
Realtor, Caldwell Banker
Landman, Purple Land Management
Pres/CEO of SDS International
Co-Owner, The Good South
Financial Analyst, Vector Transportation
Store Manager, Belk
Founder, Ripple
Health Coach, Blue Cross, Blue Shield

Govt/Military/1st Responders (6% of alumni)
Chair of Safety Panel, NASA Johnson Space Center
Biologist, MS Dept of Wildlife & Fisheries
Operations, US Envr Protection Agency
Health Comm. Specialist, Centers for Disease Control
Envr. Scientist, US Dept of Envr Quality
Microbiologist, US Food & Drug Admin
Sr. Envr. Analyst, MS Dept of Envr. Quality
Dir. Cancer Control, MS Dept of Health
Worksite Wellness, MS Dept of Health
Botanist, US Dept of Agriculture
Fisheries Biologist, USDA Sedimentation Lab
Public Health Educator, TN Dept of Health
Exec Medical Director, Cherokee Nation
City Planner, City of Portland
Chief of Naval Operations, US Navy
Nurse, US Air Force
1st Lieutenant, US Marine Corps
Supervisory Biologist, US Army R&D
CEO, AAA Ambulance Service

Legal (3% of alumni)
Partner, Butler Snow
Judge, 14th Chancery Report
Assoc Comm of Legal Affairs, Attorney General
Judge, 10th Circuit Court
Dir of Central Legal Staff, MS Supreme Court
Attorney, Balch & Bingham
US Associate, Linklaters
Attorney, Copeland Cook Taylor & Bush

Community Services/Non-Profits (3% of alumni)
Psychiatrist, National Institutes for Health
Owner, Grace Counseling and Consulting
School Nurse, Richardson School District
Pastor, New Zion Baptist Church
Exec Director, US Chamber of Commerce
Sr Vice President, MS Hospital Association
Dev Director, American Cancer Association
Pres/CEO, Mississippi Health Partners
Rehabilitation Specialist, Sea Turtle Hospital

Hospitality/Personal Care (3% of alumni)
VP/Gen Manager, Isle of Capri Casino-Vicksburg
Owner, Indulge Skin and Body Care
Exec Director, Oaks on Parkwood Assisted Living

Arts/Culture/Media (2% of alumni)
Team Physician, Carolina Panthers
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Land Use & Envr Law
Producer/Director, Passage Film
Editor-in-Chief, Environmental Management
Accounts Manager-Aquatics, United Press Intl.


Healthcare (47% of alumni)
Physician, Oxford Lung Physicians
Nurse Practitioner, SyMed
Chief Info Officer, Cherokee Indian Hospital
Owner/Surgeon, MA Cosmetic Surgery
Physician, Indianola Family Medical Group
Psychiatrist, East MS State Hospital
Dentist, Family Dentistry
Physician, Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Physician, Doctors Without Borders
Physician, Thoracic Cardiac & Vascular Surgery
Physician, Coast Cardiovascular Consultants
Medical Dir, Baptist Memorial Hospital
Surgeon, Mid-South Vascular Clinic PC
Physician, Trace Medical Clinic
Physician, Mississippi Urology Clinic
Physician, Tupelo Medical Group
Physician, Madison-Ridgeland Children’s Clinic
Surgeon, South Mississippi Surgeons
Physician, Jackson Anesthesia Assoc.
Physical Therapist, Wesley Medical Center
Physician, Mid-South OB-GYN
Anesthesiologist, Women’s Hospital
Self-employed Thoracic Surgeon

Education (21% of alumni)
Chair, Dept of Medicine, Emory Univ
Research Assoc, Univ of Michigan
Staff Psychiatrist, Univ of Tennessee
Physician, Univ. of Alabama
Orthopedic Surgeon, Tulane Univ
Faculty, UM Medical Center
Research Asst, Vanderbilt Cancer Ctr
Program Coord. Microbiology, UC-San Fran
Urologist, John Hopkins Hospital
Forensic Toxicologist, Univ of Tennessee
Manager Mass Spectrometrist, Harvard
Technical Staff-Informatics Group, MIT
Teacher, Olive Branch HS, Southaven HS, Hazel Green HS, Madison Ridgeland Academy
Faculty, Johns Hopkins, Univ of Texas, Univ. of Illinois-Chicago, Alcorn State, West Virginia U
Faculty, Northwest MS Comm College, Coahoma Comm College
Toxicologist, UM Medical Center

STEM (13% of alumni)
Senior Fellow, Mathematica
Sr Solutions Architect, Schrödinger
Software Engineer, Microsoft
Exec Therapeutic Specialist, GlaxoSmithKline
Engineer, Boening
President, Hightower Oil Company
IT Consultant, IBM
Corp Medical Dir, Phillips Petroleum
Asst Envr Specialist, GAI Consultants
Senior Research Chemist, DuPont
Manager, Lockheed Martin
Sr Researcher-Polymer Chem, Polyvisions
Production Manager, Proctor & Gamble
Project Leader, Dow Chemical
Chemical Engineer, ExxonMobil
Chemistry Technician, Fluor Corp
President, Ceres-SC
Refining Manager, Amoco Oil Refining
Owner/Pres, Aztec Medical Products
Quality Systems Mgr., Alcoa Fujikura
Dir. of Sales, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Lab Manager, Odom Industries
Research Assoc, Valtris Specialty Chem
Cosmetic Dev Associate, Virtue Labs
Sr. Project Engineer, Medtronic Spine & Biologics
Test Engineer, Sandia National Labs
President, Environmental Licensing

Government (7% of alumni)
Lab Tech Supervisor, Virginia Water Authority
Scientist, Centers for Disease Control & Prev.
Director, Dept of Wildlife and Fisheries
Environmental Engineer, MS Dept of Environmental Quality
Lab Supervisor, Tennessee Valley Authority
Research Scientist, National Institute of Health
Radiochemist, MS Power & Light

Business/Finance (6% of alumni)
VP/Medical Dir, Southern Farm Bureau Life
Patents Dept, Coca-Cola Company
President, Terramark Real Estate
President, Mid-South Insurance Office
Pharmacist/Manager, Economy Drugs
Senior VP, Bank of Ripley
Financial Advisor, NY Life Securities
Vice President, BXS Insurance
Branch Manager, RJ Young
Pharmacist, Booneville Discount Drugs
Management Consultant, McKinsey & Co

Forensic Chemistry

Government/Military (33% of alumni)
Assistant Director, Mississippi Crime Lab
State Training Coord., MS Public Health Lab
Special Agent, TN Bureau of Investigation
Scientist, MS Dept of Public Safety
Forensic Scientist, Harris County Inst. of Forensic Sciences
Forensic Scientist, Alabama Dept of Forensic Sciences
Hydrologic Tech, US Dept of Agriculture
Senior Forensic Chemist, US Dept of Justice
Staff, US Senate
Field Deputy, Ouachita Parish
Coordinator, MS Dept of Finance & Admin
Medical Examiner, MS Crime Laboratory
Forensic Chemist, Arkansas State Crime Lab
Toxicology Tech Supervisor, Houston Forensic Science
Forensic Scientist, Tx Dept of Public Safety
Surface Warfare Officer, US Navy
Firearms Examiner, Jefferson Parish Sheriff
Toxicologist, Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Officer, US Secret Service

Education (16% of alumni)
Science Teacher, Newton County High School
Science Teacher, Jamestown Middle School
Associate Research Scientist, U. of Mississippi
Forensic Toxicologist, U. of Tennessee
Associate Dean, William Carey University
Pharmaceutical Research, U. of Florida
NIH Fellow, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham
Pediatrics, UM Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Arkansas Tech U
Research Associate, U. of Southern Mississippi
Faculty, Northwest MS Community College
Emergency Physician, Augusta U. Medical Center
Chemistry Lab Coord, George Washington U

STEM (15% of alumni)
Principle Engineer, Northrop Grumman Systems
Quality Associate, EcoLab
Global Strategic Customer Program, Agilent Technologies
Anlytical Lab Manager, Sunshine Mills, Inc
Data Scientist, AbbVie
Medical Science Liaison, Braeburn
Chemical Engineer, Desicare Inc
Owner, Foresic Expert Witness, Rile, Hicks
Forensic Chemist, Aegis Sciences Corp
Forensic Scientist, Quest Diagnostics
Research Associate, Molecumetrics
Lab Technician, PharmacyRX Tox
Lab Tech, BASF

Business/Finance (9% of alumni)
Agent, State Farm
Contractor, Aerotek
President, Terramark Real Estate
Pharmacy Tech, Walgreens
Sales, Macy’s

Healthcare (8% of alumni)
Emergency Physician, Premier Health Care
Anesthesiologist, Women’s Hospital
Toxicology Chemist, Coastal Spine and Pain Center
OB/GYN, Women’s Clinic
Pathology Assistant, Whiteriver Medical Center
Certifying Scientist, Advanced Pain and Anesthesia Consultants
IT Specialist, Alsac St Jude
Family Medicine, John Stennis Memorial Hospital

Law (8% of alumni)
Associate Attorney, Law Office of Maisie Barringer
Patent Prosecution Secretary, Beyer Law Group
Attorney, Vollor Law Firm


Education (31% of alumni)
Many math teachers and administers in K-12 such as Kosciusko HS, Vicksburg HS, DeSoto Central, Memphis, North Panola,
Resource Facilitator, Jackson Academy
Director of Admission, Jackson Academy
Assistant Provost, New Jersey City Univ
Faculty, UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke, Florida State, Univ of Oklahoma, Christian Brothers U, Univ of Alabama-Birmingham, Texas Tech, Millsaps, Univ of Memphis, Univ of Georgia, Univ of TN-Knoxville
Medical Faculty, UM Medical Center, Vanderbilt, LSU Health Sciences Center
Pres, MS Delta Comm College
Faculty, Northwest MS Comm College, Hinds Comm College, Meridian Comm College, Northeast MS Comm College
Computer App Coord, NE MS Comm College

Business/Finance (22% alumni)
Cyber Security Analyst, FedEx
Adv. Analytics, FedEx
VP/Actuary, Alfa Life Insurance Corp
Sr Software Engineering, Wells Fargo
Associate VP, Morgan Keegan & Co
Leader-Cyber Risk Services, Deloitte
Intl Tax & Mobility, PricewaterhouseCoopers
CEO, Peoples Bank
Pres, Bickerstaff Actuarial Consultants
VP Natl Bus Dev, Old Republic Natl. Title Insurance
Assoc Actuary, Travelers Co.
Actuary, Cigna
CFO, State Bank and Trust Company
Sr VP-Small Bus Strategies, Bank of America
Pres, Bickerstaff Actuarial Consultants
Consulting Actuary, Williams Actuarial
Consulting Actuary, The Burkhalter Group
Central Div. Manager, JP Morgan Chase
Analytics Coord, Health Services Advisory Group
Owner, Bayou Chevrolet
VP-Govt Affairs, Jeffrey J. Kimbell & Assoc
Project Manager–Forecasting, Walmart
Consultant, Bain & Co.

STEM (17% of alumni)
SR Contract/Sourcing Specialist, AT&T
Owner/President, Duke Energy
Manager-Network Planning, Bellsouth
Senior Analyst, Nissan
Sr. Manager-Solutions Project, Cisco
Computer Programmer, IBM
Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman
Assoc Software Engineer, T-Mobile
Lead Financial Analyst, Verizon
Lead Hardware Engineer, Raytheon
Program Manager, Collins Aerospace
Sr. Programmer-Analyst, Lockheed Martin
Senior Research Fellow, Dupont
Data Science Director, Monsanto
Systems Dev, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Systems Analyst, Anheuser-Busch Company
Specialist-Software Assurance, Boeing Missile
Partner/VP/Gen Counsel, Cree
Advisor, Exxon Mobil
Sr Staff Operations Analyst, Lockheed Martin
Systems Analyst, Texaco
Chair, The NORDAM Group
Bioinformatician, Planck Inst for Biochem
Staff Scientist, Scientific Applications Intl. Corp.
Marketing Director, Northrop Grumman

Govt/Military (10% of alumni)
Analyst, Fed Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Asst Director, NASA Langley Research Center
Mathematician, Dept of Defense
Envr Engineer, MS Dept of Envr Quality
Sr Attorney, MS Emer Management
Dir of Admin, MS Band of Choctaw Indians
Program Manager, Natl Geospatial-Intel Agency
Programmer Analyst, TVA
Mathematician, US Dept of Agriculture
Research Scientist, Veteran’s Admin
Biostatistician, Food & Drug Admin
Analyst, National Security Agency
Chief of Safety, US Air Force
Principle Scientist, US Navy
Engineer, NASA
Research Engineer, US Air Force
Computer Sci, Naval Oceanographic Office
Science & Tech Head, Naval Surface Warfare
Staff Asst, Office of Sen Thad Cochran

Healthcare (6% of alumni)
Reg. Operations Analyst, Owens & Minor
Anesthesiologist, Anesthesia Assocs.
Dentist, Burns and Blackburn
Surgeon, Capital Orthopedic & Sports Med
CFO, Human Longevity
Physician, Jackson Healthcare for Women
Pediatrician, Madison-Ridgeland Children’s Clinic
Human Resources Asst, N. Delta Hospice
Optometrist, Visions Optique & Eyecare

Legal (4% of alumni)
Circuit Court Judge
Asst US Attorney, Dept of Justice
Attorneys at top MS law firms such as Butler Snow, Bradley Arandt Rose & White


Healthcare (35% of alumni)
Physician, Memorial Hospital at Gulfport
Physician, Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr.
Chiropractor, Greenville Chiropractor Clinic
OB-GYN, Delta Medical Group
Dentist, Gulfside Periodontics
Radiation Safety, St Thomas Hospitals
Physician, AL Orthopedic Specialists
Physician, Cardiology Assoc of North MS
Internist, West TN Healthcare
Self-employed Plastic Surgeon
Radiologist, Tuscaloosa Radiology Group
Ped. Ophthalmologist, Sierra Eye Assocs.
Surgeon, South MS Surgeons
Self-Employed, Anesthesiologist
Radiologist, Radiological Group
IT Director, Children’s Health System

STEM (18% of alumni)
Principal Petrophysicist, Schlumberger
Nuclear Power Control Rm Supervisor, Constellation Energy Group
Geophysicist, Primal Innovation
Research Physicist, Radiance Tech
Sr Multi-Disc. Engineering, Raytheon
Sr Consultant, Nordic Consulting
Data Center Architect, NAVIDIA
Senior VP/General Mgr, EMS Wireless
Senior Research Fellow, DuPont
Manu. Engineer, Gulfstream Aerospace
Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman
Senior Sales Trainer, GlaxoSmithKline
Chief Technology Officer, Sirenas
Medical Physicist, 21st Century Oncology
Researcher, Los Alamos National Lab
Bioinformatician, Max Planck Inst for Biochem

Education (16% of alumni)
Physics teacher, North Pontotoc HS
Faculty, Texas A&M, West Florida, Univ. of Maryland, Boston U, UC-San Francisco
Dean/Prof Science & Engineering, Univ of West FL
Physician, UM Medical Center, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Yale School of Medicine, Emory U, Wake Forest, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Project Mgr at Research & Curriculum, MS State
Assoc Dean Fin & Operations-School of Eng, Duke
Researcher, Univ of Mississippi, Virginia Tech
Physics Professor, U. of TN Space Institute
VP for Instruction, Pearl River Comm College

Business/Finance (7% of alumni)
Asst VP-Relationship Manager, US Bank
Network Administrator, M-Trade
Senior Technical Advisor, Fed Ex
Adv Analytics Manager, Fed Ex
Software Engineer, Black Rock
IT Consultant, Orion
Dir of Benefits, Evergreen Consulting

Govt/Military (6% of alumni)
Research Hydrologist, US Dept of Agriculture
Physicist, Tennessee Valley Authority
Flight Surgeon, US Navy
Science/Tech Head, Naval Surface Warfare Center
Aerospace Engineer, NASA
Chief, Combat Crew Comm
Orthopedic Chief Res, Naval Hospital-Guam
Mechanical Engineer, Military Sealift Command