Internships & Careers


WSU Chemistry graduates have earned distinction in a diverse range of careers, including industrial research chemists, government agency heads, and college professors.

Many chemistry alumni have gone on to chemistry doctorate programs and professional schools, such as pharmacy and medical colleges.

Internships are an excellent way to prepare for graduate school, professional school, or a career in the chemical industry.

Check out upcoming internship opportunities from various universities and institutions across the country:

The Hormel Institute
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (Summer 2023)
Austin, MN

Ames National Laboratory
Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (Summer 2023)
Iowa State University
Ames, IA

Sherwin Williams
Chemistry Intern (Summer 2023)
Minneapolis, MN


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If you need job search assistance, schedule an appointment with a Career Services advisor and check out these additional job search tools.