Careers & Alumni

Chemistry Alumni

Let us know what you’re doing! Please share your news, including information about new jobs, new degrees, graduate school acceptances, travels, or other events using the Alumni Information Update form.

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Events and Speakers

The Chemistry Department hosts a number of events throughout the academic year that may be of interest to Chemistry alumni as well as current students.  Please visit our events webpage for a listing of upcoming speakers and other events.  We look forward to seeing you on campus!

Alumni Newsletter

We like to share Chemistry Department news and news from our alumni in an annual newsletter.  Please keep in touch by email or by clicking on the link above to keep us up to date as you move through your careers and lives.  We'll share your news with fellow alumni through the newsletter.

Recent Newsletters

2022-2023 Chemistry Department Alumni Newsletter

2020-21 & 2021-22 Chemistry Department Alumni Newsletter

2019-20 Chemistry Department Alumni Newsletter

2018-19 Chemistry Department Alumni Newsletter

2017-18 Chemistry Department Alumni Newsletter

2016-17 Chemistry Department Alumni Newsletter

2015-16 Chemistry Department Alumni Newsletter

What are Chemistry Alumni doing now?

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.

Graduate Schools

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

UNC-Chapel Hill
Yale University
University of Minnesota
Johns Hopkins University
Washington University of St. Louis
University of Delaware
Texas A&M University
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

Many of our alumni work in industry or at government labs:

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