Career Opportunities

Master of Science in Foresight

Graduates from this program have found employment in the following organizations:

Commercial firms

American Express, Boeing, Booz Allen Hamilton, Coca-Cola, Compuserve, Dow Chemical, General Dynamics, General Electric, Halliburton Energy Services, Houston Lighting & Power, IBM, Kellogg Company, Kimberly Clark, Medtronics, New York Times, Pacific Gas & Electric, Perot Systems, Pitney-Bowes, Prudential Insurance, Solutia, Toshiba, URS Corporation

Consumer Sciences – Executive Retail

Target, Foleys, Stages, Neiman-Marcus, Bloomingdales, Bergdorf Goodman, and Kroger

Government agencies

Canadian Ministry of Education, Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Canadian Radio and Television Commission, Congressional Clearinghouse for the Future, Congressional Research Service, Galena Park ISD, Life Insurance Council of America, NASA Johnson Space Center, NASA MidContinent Technology Transfer Center, National Air Intelligence Center, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Swedish Postal Service, Texas Parks and Wildlife, UH Small Business Development Center, United Space Alliance, UUNet (Virginia)

Non-profit enterprises

Center for Houston's Future (Texas), Center for Jungian Studies (Texas), Harvard Business Review (Massachusetts), Mott Foundation (Michigan), Sam Houston State University, Population Council (Washington DC), Waitt Family Foundation (California), World Economic Forum (Switzerland)

Futures-related research firms

Alidade (Rhode Island), Cheskin Market Research (California), Coates & Jarratt (Washington DC), Fletcher Mountain Group (Vermont), Global Business Network (California), Global Foresight Associates (Massachusetts), Institute for Alternative Futures (Virginia), Stratevarois (Bulgaria), The Futures Lab (Texas)

Representative job titles

Analyst, Consultant, Director of Futures Strategy, Editor, Environmental Engineer, Futurist, Global Trends Manager, Human Resources Planner, Ideation Leader , Issues Manager, Manager, New Business Developer, Performance Consultant, President, Professional Speaker, Project Manager, Researcher, Scanner, Senior Project Executive, Strategic Planner, Teacher, Instructor, Professor, Writer, Retail Manager, General Merchandise Manager, Human Resources

Advanced degrees

Cornell University (Law), Leeds Metropolitan University (Futures Studies), University of Hawaii (Political Science), University of Houston (Education), University of Kansas (Communications), University of Washington (Environmental Sociology)

Enterprises founded

Accelerated Studies Foundation (California), Early Signals (Washington DC), Future Impact Education (Texas), Futures Studies Center (Brazil), Humancode (Texas), Infuse (Texas), Leading Futurists (Washington DC), New Moon Research (Atlanta), Prospectiva (Texas), Social Technologies (Virginia)