Careers & Alumni

A Gettysburg College chemistry degree is a strong foundation for success in a wide range of careers. About three-quarters of our chemistry majors go on to graduate or professional school in chemistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, or other fields.

 Our chemistry and BMB majors have gone to the following schools:

  • UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Yale University
  • University of Minnesota
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Washington University of St. Louis
  • University of Delaware
  • Texas A&M University
  • MIT
  • CalTech
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
  • University of Kansas
  • UC Irvine
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Cornell University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Illinois State University
  • Duke University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Boston College
  • Ohio State University
  • Boston University
  • West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pennsylvania State University - Hershey
  • University of Vermont
  • Mt. Sinai Medical School
  • Commonwealth Medical College
  • Georgetown University
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Santa Cruz
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Georgia
  • Bryn Mawr
  • Jefferson Medical School
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Rutgers University
  • West Virginia University
  • Columbia University
  • Drexel University
  • University of Maryland Baltimore
  • University of Washington
  • University of Utah
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of Colorado - Denver
  • Tufts University

Some students have chosen to work in industry or at government labs:

  • Lonza
  • National Cancer institute
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Advanced Gas Technologies
  • Xenobiotic Labs
  • Lancaster Labs
  • Mane USA
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Merck Research Labs
  • Rexahn Pharmaceuticals
  • PPG