The ORIE skill set is in very high demand throughout the modern knowledge economy. Every year, our graduates move on to a wide variety of prestigious, lucrative, and fulfilling careers. While ORIE graduates join companies and organizations across the U.S. and around the world, the booming economies in Austin and in Texas offer exciting opportunities in rapidly growing industries with strong connections to UT Austin. Here is just a small sample of the careers that ORIE graduates have pursued:

Academia and Research

Associate Professor, Integrated Systems Engineering, Ohio State University

Professor, Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management, UCLA

Professor, Finance and Quantitative Methods, University of Kentucky

Associate Professor, Innovation and Operations Management, Babson College

Postdoctoral Researcher, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Postdoctoral Researcher, Sandia National Laboratory

Supply Chain and Logistics

Senior Operations Research Scientist, Wayfair

Supply Chain Optimization Research Engineer, ExxonMobil

Senior Research Scientist, Amazon

Senior Supply Chain Analyst, Dell

Data Analytics and Software Engineering

Data Scientist, SparkCognition

Operations Research Data Scientist, Apple

Software Engineer, Amazon

Senior Manager of Data Science, HomeAway

Data Scientist, BlackLocus (Home Depot Innovation Lab)

Principal Data Scientist, Capital One

Finance, Consulting, and Decision Analysis

Risk Analyst, PayPal

Decision Analyst, Chevron

Equity Quant – Assistant Vice President, Barclays

Senior Consultant, Deloitte

Associate – Model Review Group, JPMorgan Chase

Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Chief Product Officer, Prorize LLC (winners of INFORMS Franz Edelman Award)

CEO, Chewy