The Center for Life Beyond Reed

Research & Innovation

The desire to dig more deeply, understand why, connect dots, understand taxonomy, journey to the core of knowledge, profoundly improve and break ground through automation, animation, systems design, technical innovation, tell stories from data, and detailed study of all types is the broad brush stroke of the Reedies who influence the Scientific Research and Innovation community.

Explore Your Purpose

There are various ways for you to get to know your community of purpose. Learn more about what your next step could be in Research and Innovation!

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Where do Reedies go?

Your education at has prepared you for many opportunities, take a look at what other Reedies within your community of purpose have gone on to do with their degree!

Entry Level Roles

  • Laboratory Assistant, XPLANT Laboratory
  • Research Associate, McCullough Research
  • Process Engineering Technician, Maxim Integrated
  • Machine Learning Engineer, Optfit LLC
  • Impact Analyst, Amplify
  • Senior Software Development Engineer, Cascade Microtech
  • Quality Assurance, Marketo
  • Instructional Designer, Handcrafted Learning
  • Post-Bacc Physics Researcher, National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Extraction Technician, ChemHistory
  • Junior Account Manager, MDHQ
  • Director of Operations & Research, Switchboard
  • Research Assistant and Science Planner, Pennsylvania State University Dept. of Astrophysics under NASA contract
  • Educational Technology Support Specialist, Northwest Academy
  • CSR/Product, ShiftWise
  • Research Coordinator, Amazon
  • Assistant Staff Researcher, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • Community Manager, Basis Technology
  • Junior Research Engineer, Otherlab
  • Graduate Non-Technical Intern: Operations, Intel
  • Research Assistant with Cadmus Group (utilities)
  • MDHQ, software/tech industry, junior account manager, Portland, OR
  • MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Cybersecurity, Assistant Staff Researcher, Boston, MA
  • MD HQ, Medical Software Company, Junior Developer, Portland OR

Grad School Destinations

  • University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK - MA in Math
  • Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland - MSc in Physics
  • University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO - PhD in Physics
  • University of Massachusets Amherst, Amherst, MA - PhD in Physics
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, OR - PhD in Math
  • University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA - Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
  • University of New Mexico, Alburqueque, NM - PhD in Physics
  • Universite Paris 13, Villetaneuse, France - MA in Math
  • University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA - PhD in Chemistry
  • University of Washington Seattle, Seattle, WA - MA in Math
  • University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand - MS in Mathematics
  • University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, UK - PhD in Physics
  • University of Cambridge, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge, UK - MA in Theoretical Physics
  • University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, - PhD in Mathematics

Alumni are or have been

  • CEO and Founder, Apple
  • Founder, Norton Computing
  • Founder, Tektronix
  • Co-founder, Wikipedia
  • CTO, Wayfair
  • Satellite Systems Project Manager, Boeing
  • Senior Chemist, AMPEX Corp.
  • President/CEO, REM Chemicals INC.
  • President, Lunar Software
  • Architect 1, Getty Images
  • Research Coordinator, New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
  • Geologist, ARCO Chemical Company
  • Senior Scientist, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Resources & Information

Joining an assosication, reaching out to Reed alumni, and reviewing databases are great ways to develop a network within your community of purpose. 

Associations & Databases

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