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Alumni Success

A crucial question in choosing a major is "Can I find a job when I graduate?" The UW-Stevens Point Department of Chemistry plays a central role in helping its graduates find satisfying and appropriate employment upon completion of the chemistry or biochemistry major. This is done by personal referral and exposure of students to current openings. The department also provides individual assistance, as requested, in preparing resumes and applications and on how to handle a job interview. Personal letters of recommendation are also available from faculty familiar with the student's performance record. These letters might be written by the students instructor in a particular course, academic advisor, and research advisor.

UW-Stevens Point graduates in chemistry and biochemistry are very competitive in today's job market. About 35% of UW-Stevens Point chemistry and biochemistry graduates go on to graduate or professional schools. Schools across the country have a high regard for the chemistry program at UWSP and vie competitively for our graduates. Successful job placement is usually attained within six months of graduation.

UWSP Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduates at Work

Director of Technical Services
Siemens Water Technologies, Wausau, WI

Process Engineer
Intel, Hillsboro, OR

Analytical Chemist
Coating Place Inc, Verona, WI; Ortho Molecular Products, Stevens Point, WI

High School Chemistry Teacher
Marathon H.S., Marathon, WI East H.S., West Bend, WI Reedsville H.S., Reedsville, WI

Product Development Chemist
Gusmer Enterprises, Waupaca, WI

Process Engineer
Pacur Industries, Oshkosh, WI

Manager of Process Improvement
Aldrich Chemical Company, Milwaukee, WI

Pharmacy Student
UW-Madison, School of Pharmacy

Chemistry Professor
University of Wyoming, UW-La Crosse, UW-Green Bay, UW-Stevens Point

Chemistry Graduate Student
Univ. of Minnesota , UW-Madison, University of Utah, Purdue University, Washington State University University of Indiana, Marquette University, University of Iowa, University of Southern Mississippi, University of Arizona

Research & Development Chemist
Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals

Director of Instrument
Facility Northwestern University

Medical Student
Medical College of Wisconsin Des Moines College of Osteopathy

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