Chemical and Biological Engineering

Please visit the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University. 

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent Chemical and Biological Engineering Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Chemical Research Engineer - Exelus, Livingston, NJ
  • Engineer - ExxonMobil Corporation, Beaumont, TX
  • Scientist I - Johnson & Johnson, Skillman, NJ
  • Product Safety Investigator - Novo Nordisk A/S, Princeton, NJ
  • Research Associate - Sangamo BioSciences, Richmond, CA
  • Field Engineer - Schlumberger Oilfield Services, Lago Agrio, Ecuador
  • Research Assistant - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Associate - Boston Consulting Group, Summit, NJ
  • Marketing Data Analyst - Crossix Solutions, Inc., New York, NY
  • Analyst - Morgan Stanley, San Francisco, CA

1-2 Year Post Grad Options

  • Analyst (Princeton in Africa) - International Rescue Committee, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Research Technician - Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO
  • Teacher (Princeton in Asia) - Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore

Graduate and Professional Schools

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering - Stanford University
  • Ph.D., Materials Science & Engineering - University of Michigan
  • Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering - Rutgers University
  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering - University of Notre Dame
  • Ph.D., Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering - North Carolina State University
  • M.S., Biomedical Engineering - Columbia University
  • Ph.D., Biotechnology - University of Cambridge
  • M.S., Neuroscience - University of Lauven
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering - King Saud University
  • M.D.- Northwestern University
  • M.D.- Duke University
  • M.D.- Johns Hopkins University

Internships of Recent Chemical and Biological Engineering Majors

  • Research Intern, Science & Technology - IBM, San Jose, CA
  • Research Intern - Children's Hospital Oakland, Oakland, CA
  • Intern, Aseptic Technology - Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Research Intern, Medical Chemistry/Analytical R&D - Pfizer, Groton, CT
  • Research Associate - InVivo Therapeutics, Cambridge, MA
  • Intern, Supply Chain - Proctor & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH
  • Lab Technician - Schlumberger, Sugar Land, TX
  • College Senior Tech, Mission Systems and Sensors - Lockheed Martin, Moorestown, NJ
  • Manufacturing Technician - Boreal Genomics, Vancouver, Canada
  • Summer Intern, Commercialization - Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, Aurora, IL
  • Manufacturing Technology Intern, Fluoroproducts - E.I. duPont de Nemours & Company, Deepwater, NJ
  • Summer Analyst, Sales & Trading - Citi, New York, NY
  • Summer Analyst - Goldman Sachs, New York, NY
  • Intern, Office of Chief Scientist - Environmental Defense Fund, San Francisco, CA
  • Intern, Office of Commissioner LaFleur - Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC

Resources and Information Online

Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Often professional association websites offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.