In the Workforce
Research and development
Graduates can investigate
new materials, new drugs and fuels and elucidate biochemical pathways for
curing diseases or promoting health.
well prepared academically for the rigors of the health professions.
work as patent specialists, environmental advocates, biotechnology transfer
offices and intellectual property lawyers.
Graduates can help
government and business interface with the public on issues of science.
pursue teaching positions in chemistry on all levels from middle school through
graduate school. There are usually openings in every state for chemistry
Graduates can sell
chemicals and medicines and market equipment for labs, hospital and industry.
hazardous materials science
work in safety management for companies that handle chemicals.
perform quality assurance reviews for manufactured items such as drugs, fuels,
paints, solvents, metallurgy and mining.
work in drug design and testing along with clinical trials and marketing.
Graduates with a
background in molecular biology can work in biotechnology, the most rapidly growing
field in science.
and technical writing
Graduates who can
write clearly are needed to produce manuals, textbooks, newspaper copy and
From research to
safety to policy making, graduates can play a huge role in maintaining the
preservation and art conservation
work to protect precious art and material treasures and historic buildings from
the ravages of time and debris.
Graduate and Law
Our graduates have pursued advanced study in chemistry,
law, medicine and public health at the following institutions:
- Brown University
- Colorado School of Mines
- Florida State University
- Georgetown University
- New York University
- University of California, Los Angeles
- University of Connecticut