Internships & Employment

Internships & Employment

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

     • PPG Industries
     • BASF
     • Sherwin Williams
     • Cambridge Isotope Labs
     • Merck
     • Lubrizol
     • Reaxis
     • ASRI, Pittsburgh
     • Analytical Testing Services
     • Bridgestone/Firestone
     • Behr Paint
     • U.S. Department of Agriculture
     • Smithsonian Institute

Medical internships include:

     • International Health Services
     • Medical Examiner’s Office, Pittsburgh
     • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Our majors also participate in academic research programs at institutions such as:

     • Vanderbilt University
     • MIT
     • Kent State University
     • University of Kansas
     • University of Rochester
     • Virginia Tech University
     • Wellesley College
     • Case Western Reserve University
     • Texas A&M University
     • Duke University
     • Scripps Research Institute, Florida
     • Duquesne University
     • Purdue University
     • University of Pittsburgh
     • University of Connecticut

Alumni in the marketplace have found career opportunities in the chemical pharmaceutical, genetic engineering and oil and natural gas industries. Employers include:

     • 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
     • Merck
     • Eli Lilly
     • Abbott Labs
     • Glaxosmithkline

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B.S. in Chemistry

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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.

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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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