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.


Absorption Systems  Dupont Life Sensors
AMGEN Exxon-Mobil Corp L'Oreal
Avon General Electric Company Millenium Pharmaceuticals
Axalta Coating Systems Gilead Sciences Milliken Research
Bristol-Myers Squibb GlaxoSmithKline Novartis

Johnson & Johnson

Dow Chemical Lexicon Pharmaceuticals  



Beijing Normal University       Rutgers University  University of Cambridge  
Berkeley  Scripps Research Institute   University of Chicago
Boston College Temple University University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Emory University Texas A&M University of Iowa
Korea University Wake Forest University University of South Florida
Louisiana State University Washington University (St. Louis)  University of Vermont
Michigan State University UCLA Vanderbilt University
Ohio State University University of Arizona Villanova University
Peking University University College - London Yale University


Chemical & Pharmaceutical Companies in Region:

Air Products     DuPont     Merck & Co, Inc.  
Armstrong Exxon Mobil Lexicon Pharmaceuticals  
AstraZeneca GlaxoSmithKline      Neose Technologies
Arkema Hercules Chemical Co.   PQ Corp                                       
BASF Incyte Genomics Quaker Chemical
Bristol-Myers Squibb              Janssen Biotech, Inc                      Sun Oil

Colgate-Palmolive Co.   

Johnson & Johnson Teva Pharmaceuticals