Student Outcomes

Based on recent graduate survey results, 77% of respondents were employed in their major and/or continuing advanced studies. Listed below are some of their diverse career paths:


  • Educator III, Sea World, Orlando, FL
  • Pathology Technician, Dahl Chase Diagnostic Services, Bangor
  • Assistant Biologist, Springbarn Smithers Lab, Wareham, MA
  • Lab Technician, United Soils, Inc., Fairburry, IL
  • Forensic Technologist, Medtox Laboratories, St. Paul, MN
  • Science Teacher, Caribou High School, Caribou
  • Research Assistant, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT

Graduate Schools

  • The Royal Veterinary College (UK) ~
  • University of Guelph ~ MSC Zoology
  • University of Maryland-College Park ~ PhD, Animal Science
  • Quinnipiac College ~  Molecular Biology
  • University of Georgia ~ Veterinary Science
  • Mass College of Pharmacy ~ PhD, Pharmacology

Business and Entrepreneurial Studies

  • Energy Marketing Analyst, ES Pipeline Ltd., London, England
  • Lead Web Developer, LoveSac Inc., Stamford, CT
  • Patient Access Supervisor, Down East Community Hospital, Machias
  • Assistant Manager, Winterport Furniture, Frankfort
  • Territory Manager, Cummins Northeast Diesel Engines, Portland, ME
  • Account Manager, Bank of America, Belfast, ME

Graduate Schools

  • Southern New Hampshire University ~ MBA
  • University of Missouri ~ MBA
  • University of Southern Maine ~ MBA
  • Plymouth State University ~ MBA
  • University of Maine ~ MBA
  • Saint Joseph’s College ~  Leadership MBA


  • Visual Arts Teacher, Baileyville School Department, Baileyville
  • Math Teacher, Campobello School Department, Canada
  • Kindergarten Teacher, D.W. Merritt Elementary School, Addison
  • Third Grade Teacher, Kenrose Elementary School, Brentwood, TN
  • Classroom Teacher, Rose M. Gaffney Elementary School, Machias
  • Math/Science Teacher, Limestone High School, Limestone
  • Fifth/Sixth Grade Teacher, Fort O’Brien School, Machiasport

English, Creative Writing, and Book Arts

  • French/English Teacher, Greenville High School, Greenville
  • Journalist, Downeast Coastal Press, Cutler, ME
  • Office Manager, Moosebec Marine, Jonesport

Graduate Schools

  • St. John’s College, New Mexico ~ MALA

Environmental Recreation and Tourism Management

  • Youth Counselor, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Los Angeles, CA
  • Game Warden, State of Maine, Machias
  • Program Coordinator, City of Dallas, Dallas, TX
  • District Executive, Boy Scouts of America, Buffalo, NY
  • Forest & Parks Supervisor, Massachusetts Department of Conservation
  • Captain, Downeast Sailing Adventures, Bar Harbor, ME

Graduate Schools

  • Clarion University ~ Recreation
  • East Tennessee State ~ Exercise Physiology
  • Michigan Technological University ~ Forestry

Environmental Studies

  • Intern, SCA/Natural Research Conservation Service, Concord, NH
  • Self-employed Environmental Consultant/Educator, Whiting
  • Conservation Aide, Department of Marine Resources, Lamoine
  • Environmental Educator, Cswegatchie Educational Center, Croghan, NY
  • Water Quality Technician, State of Maine Dept. of Conservation, Augusta
  • Forest Technician, Dept. of Conservation and Recreation, Amherst, MA

Graduate Schools

  • Vermont Law School ~ Environmental Law
  • Antioch New England ~ Natural Resource Management
  • Georgia Southern University ~ Biology

Interdisciplinary Fine Arts

  • Graphic Designer, World Travel Holdings, Amesbury, MA
  • K-8 Art Teacher, Maine Indian Education, Perry
  • Tribal Historian and Research Associate, Maine State Museum
  • Music Teacher, Brooklin Elementary School, Brooklin
  • Self-employed Photographer, Jonesboro

Graduate Schools

  • University of Southern Maine ~ MFA in Creative Writing
  • University of Alabama ~ MFA in Book Arts
  • University of Iowa ~ MFA in Photography

Marine Biology

  • Aquatics Keeper, Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa, FL
  • Observer, Alaskan Observers
  • Research Assistant, Portland Veterans' Affairs Med Ctr, Portland, OR
  • Marine Biologist, Puerto Rico Schooner, Sarasota, FL
  • Assistant Aquarist, Mystic Aquarium, Mystic, CT
  • Marine Mammal Intern, Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, IL

Graduate Schools

  • University of New Brunswick at St. John
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • Stony Brook ~ Biology
  • Montana State University ~ Fisheries Biology

Psychology and Community Studies

  • Children’s Services Caseworker, Dept of Health and Human Services, Machias
  • Director of Home Support & Shared Living Services, Sunrise Opportunities, Machias
  • Career Resource Specialist, Work Opportunities Unlimited, Bangor
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Discovery House, Calais
  • Clinical Specialist, Washington County Psychotherapy Associates, Calais
  • Developmental Therapist, Washington County Children’s Program, Machias

Graduate Schools

  • Vermont College ~  Psychology and Counseling
  • Capella University ~ Human Services
  • Husson University ~ School Counseling
  • University of St. Thomas ~ Counseling Psychology
  • Brock University ~  Applied Disabilities Studies
  • West Virginia University ~ Psychology
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