Our Alumni

Alumni from The BALSA Group enter diverse careers in a variety of fields. Our alumni have gone on to become research scientists, CEOs, patent specialists, and professional consultants. Read below to explore the stories of some of our recent graduates.

Featured Alumni

Mena Morales

Mena Morales

Everything that I learned in BALSA was transferable to the real world and it helps me every day.

Cynthia Li

Cynthia Li

Joining BALSA really gave me a jump start to my current job. The skills I gained in BALSA helped me acclimate to my position quickly.

Katie Adastra

Katie Adastra

The projects I worked on had teams with many different scientific backgrounds.  The exposure to this diversity strengthened my ability to communicate and work effectively with others and provided a solid experience to share during interviews

Alumni Career Paths

Our broad expertise makes our alumni highly marketable in whichever fields they choose to enter. While the majority of BALSA alumni accept research scientist positions,  a high percentage of our graduates enter careers in business, finance, and consulting.

Academic (36%)
Industry (24%)
Finance/Business (21%)
Consulting (12%)
Other (8%)