Career Paths of KU Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduates
We are proud of the accomplishments of our chemistry and biochemistry graduates. About 75% of our graduates decide to pursue employment in industrial fields while others pursue advanced studies in a variety of graduate schools. Below is a sample of where our students have started their careers in industry, or have pursued graduate school.
Connective Tissue Gene Testing
Piramal Healthcare, U.S.A.
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
A&M Stabtest in Mainz, Germany
AkzoNobel Powder Coatings
East Penn Manufacturing
Suburban Water Testing
Bristol Meyers Squibb
Johnson & Johnson
Occidental Chemical Corporation
Applied Separations Inc.
Graduate School in Chemistry and Biochemistry
The Johns Hopkins University
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
University of Texas - Austin
University of Rochester
The Ohio State University
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Colorado - Boulder
University of California - Riverside
University of Michigan
State University of New York at Buffalo
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Washington State University
Employment and Graduate School Resources
KU Career Development Center
ACS Directory of Graduate Research
Peterson's Guide to Graduate Programs
Association of American Medical Colleges
Associacion of American Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
ScienceCareers from the Journal Science
Note for graduate schools: most doctoral (Ph.D.) programs in the chemical and biological sciences pay full tuition plus stipends for living expenses.
Note for medical/health professional schools: the KU Preprofessional Health Careers Committee provides information and support for preparing for and applying to programs.
Contact Dr. Matthew Stone or Dr. Dan Aruscavage