STEM & Research

The STEM & Research Career Community is geared towards providing resources and tools to those interested in working within the IT/Engineering/Research/Tech industries.  Learn about academic requirements, internships, student organizations and other ways to help provide you with a competitive edge upon entering the field.  


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STEM Careers

By Christina Payne

Interested in learning more about careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)? Click for information about opportunities for education.

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs open the door to many different careers, including opportunities in …

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8 Advantages to Working in Healthcare

By Nurse Blake

If you’re looking for an exciting and fast-paced career, the healthcare industry may be right for you. There are many different kinds of jobs in healthcare, each with its own unique set of responsibilities. Learning about the …

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What You Need to Know About Becoming an Education Major

Education majors learn the theory and art of teaching to help make an impact inside and outside the classroom.

By Katie Bascuas

Education majors explore the ways people learn and how best to teach others. If preparing to work in …

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Success Stories

Community Network

  • Financial Representative Fidelity Investments
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Tolga Koya

  • Associate Professor, Computer Science & Engineering Sacred Heart University
  • Associate Professor, Economics Sacred Heart University
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  • Recruiting Project Coordinator, Technology Point72
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  • Team Lead, Executive Search TritonExec
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  • Scientist Pfizer
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Career Outcomes

Over the past three-years, Sacred Heart averages a 99.4% overall placement rate, with a 90% overall response rate. Outcome data for Sacred Heart University is obtained through the Center for Career & Professional Development, in accordance with national standards. We extend our First-Destination survey to students who have received Bachelor’s Degrees in the respective year are surveyed from the time of graduation, to 12-months following graduation. 


  • First Destination
  • Top Employers
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Degree Types
  • Fields of Study

First Destination

SHU Pioneers pursue a variety of careers paths after graduation; most recent respondents indicated they are:

Featured Resources

What Can I Do With This Major?

With 100 major profiles that include information on common career paths, types of employers that hire in the field, and …

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