After Graduation

Graduates from the Department of Chemistry at Grove City College are prepared to excel in top graduate, medical and professional programs as well as gain competitive positions in a wide range of professional sectors. Recent graduates have pursued graduate degrees at Harvard University, University of Virginia, Purdue University, Penn State University, Montana State University, Rutgers University, University of Florida, Texas A&M University, Iowa State University, Tulane University, Loyola University – Chicago, Vanderbilt University, Texas Tech University, University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, Scripps Research Institute – Florida, University of Colorado, Carnegie Mellon University, Stanford University and the University of Rochester

Other alumni have attended medical schools such as the University of Virginia West Virginia University, University of Cincinnati, University of Pittsburgh, University of Kentucky, Temple University, Georgetown University, Penn State University, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Drexel University, Wake Forest University, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Commonwealth College of Medicine, or dental schools including the University of Pittsburgh and Tufts University.

Other grads have received doctorates in Pharmacy from the University of Pittsburgh, Ohio State University, Northeast Ohio College of Medicine, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and Vanderbilt University.

Alumni in the marketplace have found career opportunities in the chemical pharmaceutical, genetic engineering and oil and natural gas industries. Employers include companies such as PPG Industries, Bayer Corporation, BASF, Dow Chemical, Proctor & Gamble, Solvay, 3M, Sherwin Williams, Lonza, Heraeus Precious Metals, Voxtelnano, Stewart Labs, Lancaster Labs, AMRL, Kennametal, Lord Corporation, Cambridge Isotope Labs, Interstate Chemical, Pennzoil, Wil Research and Waters Corporation, and
pharmaceutical companies including Merck, Eli Lilly, Abbott Labs and Glaxosmithkline.

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After their sophomore and junior years, many students participate in summer internships at a broad spectrum of universities and industrial research laboratories.

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Summer Research Projects

Take an in-depth look at recent Grove City College student and faculty scholarly work in the Hopeman School of Science, Engineering and Mathematics.​

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Related Resources

Recommended resources by the Department of Chemistry faculty at Grove City College

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B.S. in Chemistry

​The Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry prepares students for professional programs, graduate study and employment in chemical research or professional sectors.

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B.S. in Biochemistry

​The Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry prepares students for further training in health professions (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, etc.), graduate work in the biomedical sciences or employment in the biotechnology sector.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Chemistry

​The Department of Chemistry at Grove City College offers students the academic freedom to conduct meaningful, relevant research alongside experienced and accomplished faculty.

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