Chemistry Co-op with Lubrizol

Lubrizol is looking for students pursuing a bachelors degree in chemistry with the availability to work three semesters (not necessarily consecutively) before their expected graduation date. Students interested in a summer or fall 2017 co-op look no further! Start your career by working alongside research chemists and completing projects in a team environment. Build your skills by synthesizing and formulating chemicals, running reactions, evaluating prototypes, and improving process development.

Additional benefits include:

  • Tuition reimbursement assistance
  • Housing Allowance
  • Paid holidays
  • Co-op/Intern events

The co-op is offered at the Wickliffe, Ohio location. For more information check out their chemistry co-op page. If interested in summer employment be sure to apply soon!

Intern with Adare Pharmaceuticals

Adare is looking for a strong intern candidate to support their R&D teams in the Dayton area over the summer. As an intern, you would research and develop treatment needs that are not fully addressed by current medications. If you are interested in improving the lives of patients through unique solutions, then this internship is for you!

For more information about Adare Pharmaceuticals check out their online site. If interested, contact Adrienne Hutchins (Sr. Talent Acquisition Manager) at

PiNO Career Fair

The Graduate Macromolecular Student Organization at Case Western Reserve University would like to invite post-doctorate, graduate, and undergraduate students from all science and engineering programs to attend the PiNO Career Fair on June 9, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio.

The Polymer Initiative of Northeast Ohio (PiNO) is a one-day job fair and conference that allows students seeking internships, co-ops, or full-time employment to present posters, network with industry representatives, and win cash prizes. PiNO attracts students and representatives from ALL science and engineering fields.

An online abstract and resume is due by June 2, 2017. Registration is just $10 for all looking to attend. For more registration information, conference details, and a growing list of company sponsors, please visit the PiNO website here!

ACS Career Development and Mentorship Event

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ACS-Columbus has been working with the College of Arts and Sciences to create a mentorship and career advancement program for students in chemistry fields around Columbus. Each event will focus on a specific topic for career advancement and will provide and opportunity for students to connect with members of ACS Columbus.

The first event will be held on a Saturday (Time and Date TBA) this February and will focus on ‘Finding Your Path.’ It will explore the differences in a career in academics, industry, government, or working independently. The event will be specifically designed for students who want a career in chemistry.Image result for arts and sciences osu
Please consider attending the event. Some members from ACS-Columbus will be attending the program as well. This is a great opportunity to meet professionals currently working in the field and to network with those in the field. The goal is to make this event beneficial to students in every stage of their career planning process.

Image result for acsFurther details are coming. For the purpose of gauging interested this event, fill out this quick survey for planning purposes.

Undergrad Spotlight: Nick Mitchell

Soon to be graduate from The Ohio State University, Nicholas Mitchell, has spent his time at OSU studying biochemistry, researching, joining student organizations, and as we all can imagine, enjoying football season year after year. Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Nicholas didn’t always know that OSU was the school for him. In fact, it wasn’t even on his radar until he visited for the Honor’s day visit. It was then that he realized that Ohio State provided all of the necessary resources and opportunities to propel his future. Out of all the schools Nicholas visited, he believed that OSU had more opportunities for him to be involved, learn, and grow both inside and outside of the classroom.

Nicholas’ favorite class, with his favorite professor, Dr. Callam, was OChem! He believed this class was difficult, but taught him how to think and problem solve on a new level. Currently involved
in undergraduate research with Dr. Jackman, he is studying tRNA maturation pathways in C. elegans. Helping to improve lives and empower people to take control of their health to the best of their abilities is exactly what Nicholas wants to do when he is older. Becoming a physician is his vision!

Nicholas stated his mother inspires him most; “My mom! She owns a roller skating rink in Toledo. She has worked tirelessly to provide me and my 3 siblings with the opportunities and resources to follow our dreams. She also taught me how to work hard, and treat everyone the way that I want to be treated.” What a blessed guy you are, Nicholas!

Staying on the soft side, where’s the best place to relax, reflect and possibly PROPOSE to your now fiancé?! Nicholas has this one more than covered – the amphitheater near Mirror Lake. Congrats to you and the lucky lady! His second favorite spot would have to be Ohio Stadium. If he could travel back to any point in time, it would be the Michigan game this past year in the shoe. “It was nuts”, he said– we can’t disagree!

Are you a soon to be high school graduate considering a major in Chemistry or Biochemistry? Nicholas gives not just one, but two incredible reasons to pursue this dream. “First, it’s interesting! It is such a foundational science, and that makes it very valuable. Secondly, it is a great prep for whatever you do next! Planning on Pre-med? You will take a wealth of classes that prepare you for the MCAT and medical school material. There is also such a large basis for research opportunity. Getting into undergraduate research will open doors for career paths like graduate school, and help point you towards your passions.”

We’ll miss you, Nicholas, best of luck in your bright future!

2017 NMS Undergraduate Research Forum

Image result for nms research forumThe Natural and Mathematical Sciences announce the 2017 research forum for undergraduate students majoring in or conducting research in Actuarial Science, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer and Information Science, Data Analytics, Evolution and Ecology, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, Physics, and Zoology.

The Undergraduate Research Forum will be held day, Monday, April 10, 2017, 2:00–5:30 pm, in the atrium of the Physics Research Building. All students interested in undergraduate research in math and science are welcome to attend.

Certificates and a $50 gift card are awarded for the presenters of each poster, and prizes are given for the best poster award.

Abstract deadline: 12:00 pm (noon), Monday, April 3, 2017

Those interested in submitting an abstract and present need to register. For more information and a rundown of the forum schedule, take a look at their website.Image result for the ohio state university

Assist CBC Chair’s Office

The office of the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Chair is hiring 3 student assistants to start in Autumn 2017. Students of all ranks and majors are welcome to apply for this position. Chemistry and related majors are encouraged to apply, as 1-2 of the positions will need to be filled by a student with a chemistry-related background.

Job Description: The student administrative assistant will primarily provide office support in the Chair’s Office in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Departmental buildings include Evans, Newman and Wolfrom, Celeste, McPherson, CBEC (North Campus), and Biological Sciences (South Campus). The position and duties will primarily be carried out on North Campus. The pay rate is $10/hour.

Main Duties:

  • Greet and assist office visitors, students, staff, and faculty
  • Data/Analytical projects
  • General office tasks
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Prior customer service experience
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications

Additional Information:

  • Reports to the Executive Assistant to the Chair
  • Approximately 15 hours per week during AU17 and SP18
  • Schedule will be built around class schedule

Contact: To apply, email your resume, a brief description (1 page max) of why you are interested in the position, and a copy of your Autumn 2017 schedule to Jackie Lipphardt at by Monday, April 10.

Public Service Career Fair

The Ohio Department of Public Safety is hosting a Free Public Service Career Fair! This is an opportunity to explore career opportunities and gain knowledge about a variety of state agencies and a great way for anyone to market themselves in one place!  Also, this is a free event

WHEN: Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Ohio State Highway Patrol Training Academy  740 E. 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211

More Information

  • Open to all students and general public
  • Several State agencies will be in attendance with representatives to answer questions and pass out information
  • Plenty of free parking
  • Computer access will be available

Go and learn about all the career options available to you!

Pre-Med Fellowship Abroad

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but positions are filling up fast.

The Atlantis Fellowship is a competitive pre-med summer-break program in Spain, Italy, Greece, and other countries. Accepted Fellows shadow doctors in local hospitals with additional opportunities for MCAT prep, application advice from current MD students, and access to a network of medical leaders including our alumni. Summer 2017 spots are closing in early April. Housing is provided, and some meals and transportation are included, excluding personal travel excursions. More information can be found on their website, including the application.


Pre-Med Reception at Ohio University

Students, you have been invited to a Pre-Med Reception hosted by the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUHCOM) and Dublin Methodist Hospital Clinical Campus!

When: April 25th, 5:30 – 7:30

Where: Dublin Methodist Hospital, 7500 Hospital Drive, Dublin, Ohio 43016-8518, Conference Rooms 1 and 2

Who: Prospective students with interest in OUHCOM and the admissions process

RSVP by April 18th to or by calling 800.345.1560

The Associate of Admission and Student Affairs, John Schriner, PhD will attend to answer questions.  3rd and 4th year students present to help give an idea of a ‘day in the life’ while in the program and answer questions about being a student.  Medical education staff and physicians from Dublin Methodist Hospital will also be on hand to answer questions and provide additional insight.