Career Opportunities in Industry and Academia

Penn Chemistry provides many resources to assist students in planning their professional careers. For PhD students interested in careers in industry, Penn Chemistry hosts a Corporate Recruiting Program each year. Penn's Career Services also offers workshops and discussion panels to PhD students interested in careers in academia and other fields. Penn Chemistry PhDs have gone on to rewarding work with corporations, government, and academic institutions.

 

Industrial:

Absorption Systems

AMGEN

Avon

Axalta Coating Systems

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Colgate-Palmolive

Dow Chemical

Dupont

Exxon-Mobil Corp

General Electric Company

Gilead Sciences

GlaxoSmithKline

Johnson & Johnson

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

Life Sensors

L'Oreal

Millenium Pharmaceuticals

Milliken Research

Novartis

Pfizer


Academic:

Beijing Normal University

Berkeley

Boston College

Emory University

Korea University

Louisiana State University

Michigan State University

Ohio State University

Peking University

Rutgers University

Scripps Research Institute

Temple University

Texas A&M

Wake Forest University

Washington University (St. Louis)

UCLA

University of Arizona

University College - London

University of Cambridge

University of Chicago

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

University of Iowa

University of South Florida

University of Vermont

Vanderbilt University

Villanova University

Yale University

 

Chemical & Pharmaceutical Companies in Region:

Air Products

Armstrong

AstraZeneca

Arkema

BASF

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Colgate-Palmolive Co.

DuPont

Exxon Mobil

GlaxoSmithKline

Hercules Chemical Co.

Incyte Genomics

Janssen Biotech, Inc

Johnson & Johnson

Merck & Co, Inc.

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals

Neose Technologies

PQ Corp

Quaker Chemical

Sun Oil

Teva Pharmaceuticals

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