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Chemistry

Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Senior Clinical Research Associate, PPD, Inc. (pharmaceutical contract research – clinical trials)
    (NC, Dartmouth '99)
  • Nuclear Engineer, Air Force Technical Application Center
    (FL, Dartmouth '00)
  • Emergency Medicine Physician, Intermountain Healthcare
    (UT, Dartmouth '00)
  • Risk Assessment Specialist, Haley & Aldrich, Inc. (environmental science)
    (MA, Dartmouth '01)
  • Strategy Analyst-Organics, Waste Management, Inc.
    (TX, Dartmouth '01)
  • Water Resources Engineer, CDM Smith
    (MA, Dartmouth '01)
  • Consultant, Resource Management Services, Inc.
    (PA, Dartmouth '02)
  • Teacher/ Math & Science Department Chair, St. Thomas Aquinas
    (NH, Dartmouth '03)
  • Research Analyst/Staff Writer, BioCentury Publications
    (CA, Dartmouth '03)
  • Director of Special Projects, Davita, Inc. (kidney disease services)
    (CO, Dartmouth '04)
  • Internal Medicine Physician, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    (MD, Dartmouth '04)
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Major Description

The Department, characterized by excellent teaching, close faculty-student relationships, and a lively research environment, presents a wide range of chemistry courses and modern research opportunities in both majors it offers - Chemistry and Biophysical Chemistry. The faculty is committed to the value of hands-on research, and evidence of which is the emphasis of laboratory classwork as well in as the availability of research projects in an individual faculty member's laboratory.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Critical & Analytical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Quantitative Skills
  • Research Skills
  • Technology

Possible Career Paths

  • Analytical
  • Biochemical
  • Organic
  • Geochemistry
  • Inorganic
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Physical
  • Education
  • Business
  • Technical Writing
  • Law
  • Information Specialists/ Technical Libraries
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Last Updated: 3/26/13