Alumni Career Paths
Alumni career paths
All POSTECH alumni have made their way into desired fields and are leading our society.
Approximately 63% of bachelor’s graduates advanced to major graduate schools both at home and abroad, including POSTECH. Some have received employment from corporations or research institutes while others have established venture firms, making their own way into every corner of our society to play great roles.
Out of master’s graduates, 46% found employment and 28% were accepted into doctoral programs. Most Ph.D graduates went on to take postdoctoral courses before being hired by universities, corporations and research institutes. In particular, among all POSTECH Ph.D alumni, as many as 380 alumni, which is more than 15% of Ph.D. holders, serve as faculty members at domestic and international universities, proving POSTECH’s high educational competitiveness.
Alumni Status (August 2015)
|Number of graduates||6,562||7,234||3,068|
|The first graduation||February 1991||February 1990||August 1991|
Alumni Career Paths (At the time of graduation; from the university’s establishment to August 2015)
|Entrance to school||63%||28%||Post-doc 34%, University 3%|
|Employment||20%||46%||Industrial, Research Institutes 51%|
* Other cases involve military service, unknown, or undecided at the time of graduation.
Alumni Career Paths for the Latest 5 Years (At the time of graduation, from 2010 to 2015)
|Entrance to school||69%||20%||Post-doc 32%|
|Employment||18%||52%||Industrial, Research Institutes 49%|