Smithies are proof that a liberal arts degree can take you anywhere. From a career in a STEM field to a life immersed in the humanities, see where a Smith degree can take you and find some resources to help you get there.
of alums have engaged in grad or professional studies within 10 years
of alums report that Smith adequately prepared them for grad school
admit rate to law school, 2021–22
admit rate to medical school, 2021–22
Career Planning Support for Students
Forging Career Paths
- Top industries for Smith graduates include education, healthcare, business/management, science/research, law/policy, and social service/nonprofit
- Top employers include Bank of America, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, EF - Education First, Epic, Goldman Sachs, Google, Massachusetts General Hospital, Microsoft
- At 2 years post-graduation, 82% of Smith alums report that their current employment is a part of their intended career path
Smith in My Life
Lori Tharps ’94 was inspired by conversations at her 25th Smith reunion to completely—and boldly—change her life. Discovering that weekend that she wasn’t the only one feeling like she was in limbo, she and her family packed up and moved abroad, fulfilling a lifelong dream.