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Tech & Builders

Bits and bytes and nails and hammers: technology. The science of craft influences perspectives and decisions across a remarkable spectrum of our lives, often making life easier, just as often more complex. Opportunities in the space are vast and bounded only by one's skill and imagination. This community embraces all types of engineers (mechanical, architectural, civil) and UI/UX, programmers, web developers, software designers, programmers, tech-driven applications in all fields.

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 Tech and Builders!

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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

  • Software Quality Operations Associate, Adecco
  • Process Engineering Technician, Maxim Integrated
  • Machine Learning Engineer, Optfit LLC
  • AI Junior Machine Learning Developer, i2x Gmbh Software
  • Impact Analyst, Amplify
  • Senior Software Development Engineer, Cascade Microtech
  • Quality Assurance, Marketo
  • Community Support, Notion Labs
  • Instructional Designer, Handcrafted Learning
  • Software Engineer, Flowtune
  • Software Developer, Verb Inc.
  • Technical Recruiter, Apex Systems
  • Tech Content Developer, DataCamp
  • Junior Account Manager, MDHQ
  • Front End Developer, Hack Oregon
  • Associate Product Manager, Google
  • Director of Operations & Research, Switchboard
  • CUS, Reed College
  • Engineer, Portland Bureau Of Transportation
  • Educational Technology Support Specialist, Northwest Academy
  • Junior Developer, MD HQ
  • CSR/Product, ShiftWise
  • Research Coordinator, Amazon
  • Software Engineer, Google
  • Community Manager, Basis Technology
  • Junior Research Engineer, Otherlab
  • Accompany, Software Technology, Data Quality Specialist, Portland, Oregon, US
  • Graduate Non-Technical Intern: Operations, Intel
  • Teaching Assistant, App Academy, San Francisco, CA USA
  • Google, Tech, Software Engineer, New York, New York, USA
  • 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
  • Accompany, Software Technology, Data Quality Specialist, Portland, Oregon, US
  • Google, Software Engineer, Menlo Park, CA

Grad School Destinations

  • University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK - MA in Math
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA - MSc Computer Science
  • Grace Hopper Fullstack Academy, Brooklyn, NY - Software Engineering
  • 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 New Mexico, Alburqueque, NM - PhD in Physics
  • Universite Paris 13, Villetaneuse, France - MA in Math
  • University of Washington Seattle, Seattle, WA - MA in Math
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY - Graduate Program in Computer Sciences
  • University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand - MS in Mathematics
  • University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, UK - PhD in 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
  • Founder, Puppet Labs
  • Founder, Urban Airship
  • Co-founder, Wikipedia
  • CTO, Wayfair
  • Senior Information Architect, Microsoft
  • Co-founders, Switchboard
  • Satellite Systems Project Manager, Boeing
  • President, Lunar Software
  • Architect 1, Getty Images
  • Software Engineer, GitHub Inc.
  • Community Coordinator, Instagram/Facebook
  • Software Engineer, Uber
  • Data Scientist, Amazon
  • Quantitative Analyst, Google

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. 

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