Potential Careers

The types of firms looking to hire graduates with a NETS-like background is as broad as it is deep.

Students who graduate from Networked & Social Systems at Penn will have marketable skills desired by titans in a myriad of sectors. Their understanding of networks can be applied to the Internet, the power grid and other social networks. Moreover, their ability to understand and predict behavior will make them a valuable prospect for data analytic or quantitative finance and algorithmic trading companies.

Ultimately, NETS students will work for today’s most dynamic and groundbreaking Internet companies or start their own business, have careers in technology-driven consulting or revolutionize streaming media. If they want to continue their education, post bachelor degree, they’ll go on to do graduate work or research to advance fields of economics, engineering, social media or finance.