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G Chemistry

Careers/Job Resources

The chemistry research experience and training provided by USF's graduate program prepares our graduate students well for a future in the following areas:

  • Professional research positions in the biotech, biomedical, educational, medical, and pharmaceutical fields, as well as other industries with chemical research and development.
  • Further studies in a Ph.D. program or medical school.
  • Teaching positions at the high school and community college levels.

Where Do Students Go After USF?

Ph.D. programs entered by USF chemistry students:

Brown University
Florida State University
Indiana University
Johns Hopkins University
North Carolina State University
Northwestern University
Purdue University
St. Andrews University, Scotland
Texas A&M University
University of Arizona
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
University of California, San Francisco
University of California, Santa Barbara
University of Colorado
University of Maryland
University of Pennsylvania
University of South Carolina
University of Southern California
University of Texas at Dallas

Professional positions recently obtained by USF graduates at:

Amgen
A.P. Pharma
Anresco, Inc.
Axys Pharmaceutical
Bayer
Bio-Rad  Laboratories
C3Nano
CeleraChemical Waste Management
Chevron
Chiron Corporation
Clorox Technical Center
Genencor International
Genentech
Gilead Sciences
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Novartis
Pfizer
Poly Plus
Sandia National Laboratory
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory - Stanford University
Sugen, Inc.
Thermo Finnigan

As the above lists indicate, USF Master's students find ready acceptance both in a variety of chemical industries and in high-quality Ph.D. programs nationwide. 

Students interested in learning more about career paths in chemistry may wish to visit any of the following websites: