We take pride in the placement of our graduate students. The Master's program prepares our students for careers in marketing, resource-based industries such as electric utilities and petroleum, government environmental policy positions, and economic consulting. Doctoral program graduates find employment in research positions in industry, academia, and government. Please see below for the current positions of our recent M.S. and Ph.D. graduates.
Note: International students in our MS and PhD programs are able to apply for a STEM Optional Practical Training work permit, which allows them to work in the United States for up to 36 months after graduation. See here for details.
Doctor of Philosophy Recipients:
Ezgi Cengiz (2022), Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University
Jung Hwan Koh (2021), Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Michigan
Manuel Estay Montecinos (2021), Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Cencepción Chile
Jill Fitzsimmons (2019), Assistant Research Professor, Department of Resource Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Abdul Kidwai (2019), Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Wisconsin La Crosse.
Jayash Paudel (2019), Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Boise State University.
Kelly Hellman (2018), Post-Doctoral Fellow, Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, University of Pennsylvannia
In 2019: Assistant Professor, Economics Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Irene Mussio (2018), Post-Doctoral Fellow, McMaster University
Hongli Wei (2018), Quantitative Analyst, Citizens Bank
Lawrence De Geest (2017), Assistant Professor, Suffolk University, Economics Department
Insung Son (2017), Associate Researcher, Korea Energy Economics Institute
Francesca Colantuoni (2014), Senior Analyst, Ernst and Young LLP, Senior International Tax Services Transfer Pricing
Christopher Burns (2014), Research Economist, USDA Economic Research Service (ERS)
Nikolaos Ziriogiannis (2013), Assistant Scientist, Indiana University Bloomington, School of Public and Environmental Affairs
David S. Timmons (2011), Assistant Professor, UMass Boston College of Liberal Arts
Cesar Marcelo Viteri Mejia (2011), Senior Economist, Conservation International Eastern Tropical Pacific Seascape Program, Land and Marine Conservation for the Americas Marine Field Division
Siny Joseph (2009), Associate Professor, Kansas State University Department of Agricultural Economics
Linus Nyiwul (2009), Associate Professor, Gettysburg College Economics Department & Africana Studies
Maria Claudia Lopez Perez (2008), Assistant Professor, Michigan State University Department of Community Sustainability
Master of Science Recipients:
Samuel Hostetter (2020), Associate Market Analyst, ISO New England, Inc.
Josh Reed (2020), PhD Student, Penn State, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
Nicholas Adair (2019), Research Assistant, Boston Health Economics
Andrew Shepherd (2018), Executive Assistant/Developer, Shepco Inc.
Devin Cooper (2017), Economist II, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities
Madeline Cyr (2017), Research Associate, Forrester Security & Risk Team
Jennifer Flood (2017), Environmental Scientist, Tetra Tech
Akhanda Shrestha (2017), Transfer Pricing Staff, Ernst and Young
Wasserman, Matthew (2017), Forecasting and Analytics Analyst, Wayfair
Tyler Besse (2016), Business Systems Analyst, Clinical & Support Options, Inc.
Elizabeth Hunter (2016), Economist III, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities
Eric Koegler (2016), Energy Analyst, ISO New England, Inc.
Kathryn Lynch (2016), Associate Market Analyst, ISO New England, Inc.
Michael Pizzi (2016), Environmental Consultant, Planetary Emissions Management