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After Reed

OCCUPATIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF ALUMNI *

Business & Industry 28%
Education 25%
Self-Employed 19%
Students 7%
Government Service 5%
Health Care 5%
Law 4%
Miscellaneous 4%
Arts & Communication 2%
Community Service 1%

*Based on the 2014 alumni database
Does not include unknown employers (~1%)

TOP EMPLOYERS OF REED GRADUATES

The top employers of Reed graduates nationally are typically institutions of higher education. The most frequent higher education employers are: Oregon Health & Science University; Reed College; University of Washington; University of California, Berkeley; University of California, San Fransisco; Stanford University; Columbia University; Harvard University; Univeristy of Michigan; University of California, Los Angeles; University of Chicago.

There are over 5,573 employers of currently employed Reed graduates. More than 1,230 Reed graduates are currently self-employed.

The most frequent current employers are:

  • Google
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Portland Public Schools
  • Intel Corporation
  • Amazon
  • U.S. Dept. of State
  • Apple Inc.
  • City of Portland
  • NIKE Inc.

GRADUATE SCHOOLS MOST FREQUENTLY ATTENDED
BY REED ALUMNI *

MBAs JDs PhDs MDs
U. of Chicago Lewis & Clark
Law School
U.C., Berkeley Oregon Health & Sci Univ.
Portland State U. U.C., Berkeley U. of Washington U. of Washington
Harvard U. U. of Oregon U. of Chicago Washington U. (St. Louis)
U. of Washington U. of Washington Stanford U. UC., San Fransisco
Columbia U. New York U. U. of Oregon Stanford U.
U of Pennsylvania. U. of Chicago Harvard U. Harvard U..
Stanford U. Yale U. Cornell U. Case Western Reserve U.
Yale U. Harvard U. Columbia U. Cornell U.
U.C., Berkeley U.C. Hastings Law School U.C., Los Angeles Johns Hopkins U.
U. of Oregon Cornell U. Yale U. U. of Southern California
UC., Los Angeles. Georgetown U. U. of Wisconsin, Madison U. of Minnesota-Minneapolis

*Based on the 2022 alumni database

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS MOST FREQUENTLY AWARDED TO REED ALUMNI*

National Science Foundation Fellowships 191
Fulbright Students 117
Thomas J. Watson Fellows 72
Guggenheim Fellowships 61
Rhodes Scholars (second highest number from a liberal arts college) 32

27 Reed alumni have been elected to the National Academies of Science, Medicine, or Engineering. 29 Reed alumni have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

*Based on the 2022 alumni database