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