Graduate Outcomes

Biological Chemistry

First Destinations

  • 44% Employment
  • 37% Graduate School
  • 6% Post-Graduate Service
  • 11% Fellowships
  • 2% Continuing Education
  • 0% Other

Top Locations

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  • Bethesda, MD
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Iowa City, IA
  • Minneapolis & St. Paul, MN
  • St. Louis, MO


Positions Related to Career Goals

  • 47% Completely
  • 18% Moderately
  • 29% Slightly
  • 6% Not at All

Graduate Schools

Biological Chemistry

Graduate Schools Data

Institution Degree Field of Study Location
Baylor College of Medicine PhD neuroscience Waco, TX
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
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine MD medicine Rochester, MI
Oregon Health and Science University PhD neuroscience Portland, OR
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 MPH community and behavioral health Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa PhD pharmacology Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa MPH epidemiology Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa DDS dental medicine Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa DPT physical therapy Iowa City, IA
University of Ljubljana MD medicine Ljubljana, Slovenia
University of Massachusetts MD/PhD medicine Worcester, MA
University of Minnesota MHA healthcare administration Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota DVM veterinary medicine Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota PhD medicinal chemistry Minneapolis, MN
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 PhD cellular and molecular biology St. Louis, MO
Washington University in St. Louis MD/PhD medicine/neurobiology St. Louis, MO
Western Michigan University MD medicine Kalamazoo, MI
Yale University PhD biological and biomedical sciences New Haven, CT
88% 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
  • 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
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
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
Connections, Inc. education Hopkins, MN
Cormorant for Kids healthcare Lake Park, MN
Denver Art Museum creative/performing arts Denver, CO
Feinberg School of Medicine healthcare Chicago, IL
Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education healthcare Tampa, FL
Grinnell College, Development and Alumni Relations communications Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Prize research/development/science Grinnell, IA
Grinnell Regional Medical Center healthcare Grinnell, IA
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
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
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
Neighborhood HealthSource healthcare Minneapolis, MN
Office of Utilities Regulation business administration/management Kingston, Jamaica
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
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
USC School of Pharmacy research/development/science Los Angeles, CA
Venice Family Clinic healthcare Santa Monica, CA
Washington University in St. Louis research/development/science St. Louis, MO
Biological Chemistry

Research Data

Organization Field Location
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 diagnostic assays Cambridge, MA
Harvard University biochemistry Cambridge, MA
Harvard University School of Medicine gene expression in T cells Cambridge, MA
Kansas State University (not specified) Manhattan, KS
Mayo Clinic hematology Rochester, MN
Mayo Clinic gastroenterology Rochester, MN
Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory AKT in early embryonic development Mount Desert Island, ME
National Institutes of Health neuroscience Bethesda, MD
National Institutes of Health characterization of HSCs expanding in vivo 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 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
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center metabolic genetics College Station, PA
Rigshospitalet Cardiology Department microRNAs as a method of risk stratification Copenhagen, Denmark
The University of Alabama free radical biology, cancer biology, and mitochondrial metabolism Birmingham, AL
University of Arizona yeast genetics Tucson, AZ
University of Chicago cancer biology Chicago, IL
University of Cincinnati biomedicine Cincinnati, OH
University of Illinois rehabilitation science Chicago, IL
University of Illinois biophysics and physiology Chicago, IL
University of Iowa dermatology/neuroscience Iowa City, IA
University of Iowa biomedicine Iowa City, IA
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 neurobiology Columbia, MO
University of Missouri gene expression in D. melanogaster Columbia, MO
University of Missouri molecular biology/biochemistry Columbia, MO
University of Nebraska DNA cloning Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska biochemistry - enzymes Lincoln, NE
University of Nebraska Medical Center Acute Myeloid Leukemia Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska Medical Center protein expression in thermal bacteria Omaha, NE
University of Nebraska Medical Center DDMPR isolation and characterization Omaha, NE
University of New Mexico microbial fuel cells Albuquerque, NM
USDA-Agriculture Research Service environmental science Ames, IA
Wayne State University School of Medicine genomics Detroit, MI
Xiamen University chemistry Xiamen, China
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