Colorful dyes in Cornell chemistry lab test tubes.

Alumni careers

Some of the locations where our graduates are working:

  • Research technologist in biophysics, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 
  • Lab technician, Manchester Environmental Laboratory, Yakima, Washington 
  • Research technician, Leprino Foods, Denver, Colorado 
  • Research technologist, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 
  • Quality control scientist, Zoetis, Charles City, Iowa 
  • Biocatalyst technician, Gevo, Centennial, Colorado 
  • Applications specialist, Genecor, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 
  • Medical laboratory scientist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 
  • Forensic scientist and chemist, Nebraska State Patrol Crime Laboratory, Lincoln, Nebraska 
  • Principal chemist, Ecolab, Ames, Iowa 
  • Senior program analyst, United States Strategic Command, Offutt AFB, Nebraska 
  • Assistant professor of chemistry, Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa 

Graduate schools attended

  • Ph.D. in chemistry, Columbia University, New York City 
  • Ph.D. in chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle 
  • Ph.D. in chemistry, University of Oregon, Eugene 
  • Ph.D. in pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 
  • Ph.D. in chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 
  • Ph.D., chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 
  • Ph.D., chemistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 
  • Postdoctoral fellow at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico 
  • Ph.D., chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California