Biology Success Stories

All recent Department of Science, Technology and Mathematics alumni are employed (42 percent) or in graduate school (58 percent) within one year of graduation.

Alumni Employment and Advanced Education

Below is a small sampling of the department’s graduates.

  • Lorne Farovitch, ’14, Research Assistant, Center for Biodefense Immune Modeling, University of Rochester 
  • Jarvis Grindstaff, ’14, Economic Development Specialist, Small Business Administration 
  • Brienna Herold, ’14, Post-baccalaureate Fellow, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health 
  • Dana Harman, ’13, Information Technology Specialist, U.S. Department of the Treasury 
  • Sonali Patel, ’11, Pharmacist, Walgreen’s (Pharm.D., South University School of Pharmacy)
  • Jon Mowl, ’10, Senior Budget Analyst, Fort Belvoir, U.S. Department of Defense  
  • Dr. Melissa Herzig, Associate Director, Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience, Gallaudet University (M.A., Ed.D., University of California, San Diego)
  • Dr. Patrick Conway, ’07, Software Engineer, Microsoft Corporation (Ph.D., University of Washington)
  • Robert Tackie, ’02, Merrill Lynch 
  • Dr. Derek Braun, ’95, Director, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Gallaudet University (M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland)

Several Gallaudet graduates have earned post-baccalaureate fellowships to gain additional laboratory and research training.


Recent Internships—A Few Examples

  • A.W. Research Laboratories /Central Lakes College–Brainerd, Minn.
  • Anacostia River Project/Gallaudet University–Washington, D.C.
  • Duke University–Durham, NC
  • Harvard University–Cambridge, Mass.
  • Howard University–Washington, D.C.
  • James Madison University–Harrisonburg, Va.
  • Lexington Animal Hospital–Clark, NJ
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration—Washington, D.C.
  • National Institutes of Health–Bethesda, Md.
  • National Zoo–Washington, D.C.
  • Partnership in Reduced Dimensional Materials–Washington, D.C.
  • St. Mary’s University–Halifax,  Nova Scotia, Canada
  • University of California, San Diego Medical Center, Moores Cancer Center
  • University of Hong Kong–Pokfulam, Hong Kong
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency—Washington, D.C.
  • Washington Animal Rescue League–Washington, D.C.

Many students gain excellent research experience through Gallaudet’s summer internship program.

Check out the 2016 summer opportunities.