Chemistry and Biochemistry

Career Opportunities

Our graduate students go on to successful careers in academia, government laboratories, industrial positions, and more.

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Click here for a list of universities that have hired our students for post-doctoral positions. Click here for a list of some of the national laboratories that have hired our students. Click here for a list of some of the companies that have hired our graduates. Click here for information on other options for graduates.



Todd Russell
Career Advancement Manager,
College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences


Click for more information on:

          1. Meet with Todd Russell. Her contact information is provided above.
          2. Read tips on this page from BYU Career Services.
          3. Talk with Amy Royer. She will refer you to a professor who has offered to review resumes. The professor will help you best express your scientific skill set.

Universities that have hired our students for post-doctoral positions:

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Brigham Young University
  • Celgene
  • EERE Scholar at the National Renewable
  • Emory University
  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University Medical School
  • NRC (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
  • Ohio State University
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Texas A&M
  • University of British Colombia, Vancouver
  • University of California Irvine
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Maryland College Park
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Utah
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • US EPA
  • University of Texas - Southwestern
  • Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
  • Washington State University 

National Laboratories that have hired our students:


Notable Companies that have hired our students:

Other Options:
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Department of Defense
  • Biotechnology
  • Spanish National Cancer Research Centre

Last updated 10 April 2020