Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

Are you considering a job or internship in the STEM fields? Explore these online resources to get started. Feel free to drop by our office to meet with an advisor to help plan.

Quicklinks: Careers in the STEM Fields | Job and Internship Resources | Alumni To Know | Additional Resources

Careers in the STEM Fields

Explore careers in the arts by exploring the links below. This is not an all inclusive list of careers but will help you begin exploring. Found a career you're interested in? Talk to faculty, stop by our office and begin networking to learn more.

Job and Internship Resources

Alumni To Know

One of the best ways to explore careers and find job opportunities is to network with professionals. Below are alumni who have experience in the field and have volunteered to be a resource to you. Not sure how to begin networking? Stop by our office to get started.

To learn about more alumni in the industry and their career experiences, visit the WLUalum Twitter!

Edward Clarkson '00

Research Scientist, Georgia Tech Research Institute

Edward graduated from Washington and Lee in 2000 after majoring in Computer Science and Math. He worked for IBM for 3 years as a Software Engineer before leaving to complete a Ph.D. in Computer Science at Georgia Tech.  Since finishing, Edward has worked as a Research Scientist for the Georgia Tech Research Institute, one of the largest university-affiliated applied research centers in the country, where he gets to help solve problems from all sorts of different scientific and engineering fields.

Bryant Fulk '08

Geologist and Project Manager, Chevron

Bryant is currently a Geologist and Project Manager at Chevron in the Delaware Basin (Texas/New Mexico). At the end of April Bryan will begin as Vice President- Geology Wells Fargo Oil and Gas A&D advising group. Previously he was a  Geologist at Chesapeake where he was an Area Geologist and Geologist in the Eagle Ford. Bryant graduated from San Diego State University with a Master of Science in Geology in 2010 and from W&L with a Bachelor of Arts in Geology (Environmental Studies concentration) in 2008. Bryant is currently an MBA candidate at Jones School Rice University, class of 2015 and also serves as global Chair of Student Chapters for the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).

Jessica Helm '00

Environmental Health Research, Silent Spring Institute

Jessica graduated from Washington and Lee in 2000 with a degree in Biology. Jessica has worked as a lab technician then graduate student in neuroscience before joining the Silent Spring Institute doing environmental health research. In her volunteer life, Jessica served at multiple leadership levels in the Sierra Club including the Board of Directors doing conservation and committee leadership work. Talk to Jessica about academic, research, graduate, environmental, and non-profit work and experiences!

Additional Resources