Class of 2012 Employment

Many interests, many industries

The 865 graduates in our survey who entered directly into employment after graduating did so in a wide range of fields. Companies and organizations that hired Brown graduates represent a cross-section of for-profit, non-profit, and government employers.

Fields of Employment:

Field/Industry Number of Grads Employed Percent of Those Employed
Education 129 15
Finance & Banking 127 15
Science & Research 93 11
Consulting 77 9
Technology 67 8
Sports & Entertainment 48 6
Communications & Media 45 5
Healthcare & Public Health 42 5
Arts & Arts Administration 33 4
Law & Legal Services 32 4
Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations 31 4
Construction, Manufacturing & Retail 29 3
Community Activism & Organizing 27 3
Engineering 25 3
Other 20 2
Environment & Sustainability 16 2
Government 14 2
Public Policy & Public Affairs 10 1
GRAND TOTAL 865

Employment by Sector:

Sector Number of Grads Employed Percent of Those Employed
For-profit            524 60
Non-profit 260 31
Government/Public 74 8
Sector Not Reported 7 1
GRAND TOTAL 865

Companies and Organizations That Hired Five or More Brown Graduates:

Employer Number of Brown Grads Hired
Teach for America 32
Brown University 15
Google, Inc. 13
Morgan Stanley 12
Epic Systems 11
National Institutes of Health 11
AmeriCorps 10
Microsoft Corporation 10
Bain & Company 9
Citigroup 9
Massachusetts General Hospital 8
Goldman Sachs 7
Match Education 7
Boston Consulting Group 6
EF Education First 5
Federal Reserve Bank 5
Harvard University 5
McKinsey & Company 5
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 5
TripAdvisor 5
GRAND TOTAL 196