Graduate Outcomes

Biological Chemistry

First Destinations

  • 48% Employment
  • 34% Graduate School
  • 5% Post-Graduate Service
  • 9% Fellowships
  • 4% Continuing Education
  • 0% Other

Top Locations

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  • Bethesda, MD
  • Iowa City, IA
  • Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN
  • New York, NY
  • St. Louis, MO


Positions Related to Career Goals

  • 38% Completely
  • 38% Moderately
  • 21% Slightly
  • 3% Not at All

Graduate Schools

Biological Chemistry

Graduate Schools Data

Institution Degree Field of Study Location
Baylor College of Medicine PhD neuroscience Waco, TX
Cedar Crest College MS forensic science Allentown, PA
Dartmouth College PhD biochemistry Hanover, NH
Des Moines University DO medicine Des Moines, IA
Des Moines University DO medicine Des Moines, IA
Drexel University MSFS forensic science Philadelphia, PA
Duke University PhD chemistry Durham, NC
Johns Hopkins University MD medicine Baltimore, MD
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences DO medicine Kansas City, MO
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine MD medicine East Lansing, MI
Northwestern University PhD biological sciences Evanston, IL
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine MD medicine Rochester, MI
Oregon Health and Science University PhD neuroscience Portland, OR
Pacific Northwest University DO medicine Yakima, WA
Princeton University PhD computer science Princeton, NJ
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences MD medicine Bethesda, MD
University of Alabama PhD pathobiology and molecular medicine Birmingham, AL
University of California MS chemistry San Diego, CA
University of Cincinnati MD medicine Cincinnati, OH
University of Iowa DDS dental medicine Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa DPT physical therapy Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa MPH community and behavioral health Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa MPH epidemiology Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa PhD pharmacology Iowa City, IA
University of Ljubljana MD medicine Ljubljana, Slovenia
University of Massachusetts MD/PhD medicine Worcester, MA
University of Minnesota DVM veterinary medicine Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota MHA healthcare administration Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota PhD medicinal chemistry Minneapolis, MN
University of Nebraska MD medicine Omaha, NE
University of Oklahoma MD medicine Oklahoma City, OK
University of South Dakota MD medicine Vermillion, SD
University of Southern California MA occupational therapy Los Angeles, CA
University of Utah MD medicine Salt Lake City, UT
Washington University in St. Louis MD/PhD medicine/neurobiology St. Louis, MO
Washington University in St. Louis PhD cellular and molecular biology St. Louis, MO
Western Michigan University MD medicine Kalamazoo, MI
Yale University PhD biological and biomedical sciences New Haven, CT
Yale University PhD chemistry New Haven, CT
75% of students are accepted to their first or second choice graduate institution and program



  • AERO Special Education Cooperative
  • Bread of Healing Clinic
  • Mobile Medical Care
  • National Service Scheme
  • Providence Hospital Hospice Care
Biological Chemistry

Service Data

Organization Location
AERO Special Education Cooperative Burbank, IL
Bread of Healing Clinic Milwaukee, WI
City Year Boston, MA
Mobile Medical Care Bethesda, MD
National Service Scheme Accra, Ghana
Providence Hospital Hospice Care Anchorage, AK



  • National Institutes of Health
  • New York University in Shanghai
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Biological Chemistry

Fellowships Data

Organization Location
Grinnell College Grinnell, IA
Grinnell College Grinnell, IA
National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD
National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD
National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD
National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD
National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD
National Institutes of Health Frederick, MD
New York University in Shanghai Shanghai, China
U.S. Food and Drug Administration College Park, MD

Experiential Learning

Biological Chemistry

Internships Data

Organization Field Location
Acme Pharmaceuticals research/development/science Dhaka, Bangladesh
Akshara/UWC Mahindra/ACM education Paud, India
American Liver Foundation of Greater Los Angeles healthcare Los Angeles, CA
Blue Canyon Partners consulting Chicago, IL
Bramble Hill Farm agriculture Amherst, MA
Carus Chemical research/development/science La Salle, IL
CDC Undergraduate Public Health Scholars healthcare Ann Arbor, MI
CENUSA research/development/science Ames, IA
CERA research/development/science Grinnell, IA
Child Family Health International healthcare Quito, Ecuador
ChildServe healthcare Johnston, IA
China Center for International Economic Exchanges finance Beijing, China
Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine healthcare Aurora, CO
Connections, Inc. education Hopkins, MN
Cormorant for Kids healthcare Lake Park, MN
Denver Art Museum creative/performing arts Denver, CO
Dr. Laura Ferguson healthcare Grinnell, IA
FDA government/public policy College Park, MD
Feinberg School of Medicine healthcare Chicago, IL
Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education healthcare Tampa, FL
Fresh Starts Farm social services Mora, MN
Grinnell College, Development and Alumni Relations communications Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Prize research/development/science Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Regional Medical Center healthcare Grinnell, IA
Harvard Medical School research/science Cambridge, MA
IMC Financial Markets finance Chicago, IL
Institute for In Vitro Sciences research/development/science Gaithersburg, MD
Integrated DNA Technologies research/development/science Coralville, IA
Kids Against Cancer Everywhere healthcare Lake Park, MN
Kuakini Medical Center healthcare Honolulu, HI
Learningworks: A Breakthrough Program education Minneapolis, MN
Lewis and Clark State Park education Onawa, IA
Lone Hawk Farm agriculture Longmont, CO
LovePop Cards sales/marketing Boston, MA
Maricopa Medical Examiner's Office healthcare Phoenix, AZ
McPhail Equine Performance Center healthcare East Lansing, MI
Michigan Clinical Outcomes Research and Reporting Program healthcare Ann Arbor, MI
Midwest Conference communications Grinnell, IA
Minnesota Zoo research/development/science St. Paul, MN
Monsanto research/development/science St. Louis, MO
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine research/development/science New York, NY
Nanofiber Solutions research/science Columbus, OH
Neighborhood HealthSource healthcare Minneapolis, MN
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research healthcare Accra, Ghana
Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative (NUTORC) healthcare Chicago, IL
Office of Utilities Regulation business administration/management Kingston, Jamaica
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette computing/info systems Pittsburgh, PA
Promega Corporation research/development/science Madison, WI
Respite Connection healthcare Des Moines, IA
Scanwell business administration/management Elk Grove, IL
Solaid International Inc. education Kampot, Cambodia
St. Alphonsus healthcare Boise, ID
St. Francis Medical Center healthcare Honolulu, HI
Stanford Institute for General Management business administration/management Stanford, CA
State Key Laboratory of Natural & Biomimetic Drugs of Peking University research/development/science Beijing, China
Teknova research/development/science San Francisco, CA
The Red Barn healthcare Leeds, AL
The Women's Collective healthcare Washington, DC
United States Department of Agriculture research/development/science Ames, IA
University of Michigan research/science Ann Arbor, MI
University of Pennsylvania Hospital healthcare Philadelphia, PA
USC School of Pharmacy research/development/science Los Angeles, CA
Venice Family Clinic healthcare Santa Monica, CA
Washington University in St. Louis healthcare St. Louis, MO
Washington University in St. Louis research/development/science St. Louis, MO
Biological Chemistry

Research Data

Organization Field Location
Barrow Neurological Institute molecular and neurobiological behavior of nicotinic receptors Phoenix, AZ
Boston Children’s Hospital neurobiology Boston, MA
Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Science salicylic acid role in plant defense responses Ithaca, NY
Cornell University plant pathogen responses to chemical stresses Ithaca, NY
Creighton University Pseudomyxoma peritonei Omaha, NE
Duke University public health San Jose, Costa Rica
Feinberg School of Medicine epidemiology of parainfluenza in hospitalized adults Chicago, IL
Harvard University biochemistry Cambridge, MA
Harvard University diagnostic assays Cambridge, MA
Harvard University School of Medicine gene expression in T cells Cambridge, MA
Kansas State University not specified Manhattan, KS
Mayo Clinic gastroenterology Rochester, MN
Mayo Clinic hematology Rochester, MN
McGovern Medical School stroke Houston, TX
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory role of AKT in early embryonic development Mount Desert Island, ME
National Institutes of Health characterization of HSCs expanding in vivo Bethesda, MD
National Institutes of Health neuroscience Bethesda, MD
National Institutes of Health pregnancy malaria Bethesda, MD
Ohio State University chemistry Columbus, OH
Ohio State University molecular genetics Columbus, OH
Oregon Health & Science University neuroscience Portland, OR
Oregon Health and Science University neuroscience Portland, OR
Organization for Tropical Studies intestinal parasites among indigenous migrant coffee plantation workers Costa Rica
Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research healthcare Davenport, IA
Partners In Health healthcare Boston, MA
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center metabolic genetics College Station, PA
Rigshospitalet Cardiology Department microRNAs as a method of risk stratification Copenhagen, Denmark
Rochester Institute of Technology science education and equity Rochester, NY
The University of Alabama free radical biology, cancer biology, and mitochondrial metabolism Birmingham, AL
University of Arizona yeast genetics Tucson, AZ
University of California biomedicine Los Angeles, CA
University of California computer science La Jolla, CA
University of Chicago cancer biology Chicago, IL
University of Chicago gene targeting cancer therapy Chicago, IL
University of Cincinnati biomedicine Cincinnati, OH
University of Illinois biophysics and physiology Chicago, IL
University of Illinois rehabilitation science Chicago, IL
University of Iowa biomedicine Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa dermatology/neuroscience Iowa City, IA
University of Michigan diabetes Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan medicine Ann Arbor, MI
University of Michigan obesity, diabetes, and bariatric surgery Ann Arbor, MI
University of Minnesota biomedical sciences Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota effects of antioxidant on muscle Minneapolis, MN
University of Missouri biochemistry Columbia, MO
University of Missouri gene expression in D. melanogaster Columbia, MO
University of Missouri neurobiology Columbia , MO
University of Nebraska DNA cloning Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska enzymatic biochemistry Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska Medical Center acute myeloid leukemia Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska Medical Center DDMPR isolation and characterization Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska Medical Center HIV disease pathology of cardiac tissue Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska Medical Center protein expression in thermal bacteria Omaha, NE
University of New Mexico microbial fuel cells Albuquerque, NM
USDA-Agriculture Research Service environmental science Ames, IA
Washington University in St. Louis diabetes and its effects on peripheral arterial disease St. Louis, MO
Wayne State University School of Medicine genomics Detroit, MI
Xiamen University chemistry Xiamen, China
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