Career Opportunities for Graduates:
When developing this new program track, government and space related agencies, and corporations involved with NASA and space science were contacted to get feedback on industry interest in a program such as the new space track.
The space track targets:
Space Studies graduates could pursue careers in a variety of different areas in space related occupations, for example, as space technicians, payload specialists, etc., or
Find positions in the commercial space sector, national laboratories, science/research organizations, law firms, medical centers, education sector, military, and public relations.
Companies who have offered positions to graduates from similar programs are:
PSM Board of Affiliates for Space Studies track:
Eugena Bopp - Wyle Corp, Integrated Science and Engineering
Jim Burch - Space Science and Engineering Div. Southwest Research Inst.
Mark Craig - SAIC, retired
Franklin Chang Diaz - Ad Astra Rocket
Helen Lane - NASA, JSC Space and Life Sciences
Laurence Price - Lockheed Martin
Steve Deiker - Kairo Aerospace
Kamlesh Lulla - NASA, University Collaoration and Partnership Office
Steve Mackwell - Director, Lunar and Planetary Institute
Stewart O’Dell - Halliburton
John Scott - NASA, JSC Energy Conversion Branch
Darcie Durham - Boeing
Joy Kelly - Jacobs Engineering