Chemistry

Please visit the Department of Chemistry for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University.

Post-Graduation Plans of Recent Chemistry Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Research Assistant - Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
  • Associate Researcher - National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
  • Research Associate - Merck & Co., Rahway, NJ
  • Teacher - Teach For America, Chicago, IL
  • Editor - Elsevier, New York, NY
  • Analyst - Citi, New York, NY
  • Analyst - Doximity, San Mateo, CA
  • Development Scientist - EOS Energy Storage, Edison, NJ
  • Software Engineer - Pivotal Labs, San Francisco, CA
  • Analyst - Deloitte Consulting, Washington, DC

1-2 Year Post-Grad Options

  • Tutor Corps Member - Great Oaks Charter School, Newark, NJ
  • English Teacher (Princeton in Asia) - Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, Thailand
  • Teacher (Princeton Project 55) - Community Day Charter Public School, Boston, MA

Graduate and Professional School

  • M.D. - Harvard University, Boston, MA
  • M.D. - Seoul National University, Korea
  • M.Phil., Linguistics - Oxford University, Oxford, UK
  • M.Sc., Engineering - Imperial College London, London, UK
  • M.D./Ph.D., Bioengineering - Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • Ph.D., Chemistry - University of California, Berkeley
  • M.Phil., Physics - University of Cambridge, UK
  • J.D. - University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Ph.D., Molecular Biology - Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Ph.D., Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering - University College Dublin, Ireland
  • M.Sc., Accounting and Finance - London School of Economics, London, UK
  • M.A., International Affairs - Columbia University, New York, NY

Internships of Recent Chemistry Majors

  • Pediatric Oncology Intern - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Research Assistant, Endocrinology/Diabetes - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
  • Summer Analyst - J.P. Morgan, New York, NY
  • Student Researcher - Institute National Sante Recherche Medicale, Kremlin-Bicetre, France
  • Researcher - University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Bioscience & Biotechnologies Intern - University of Milan, Italy
  • Lab Technician, Tissue Engineering/Organ Fabrication - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Researcher - University of South Bohemia, Nove Hrady, Czech Republic

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.