Life After Lycoming

There has never been a better time to major in chemistry. Typically, within six months of graduation 100% of Lycoming's chemistry majors have jobs at a variety of firms, or are teaching or continuing their education in graduate schools across the country. Our graduates are working as research chemists, product development engineers, sales executives and teachers, and pursuing advanced degrees in fields such as pharmacology, toxicology and organic chemistry.

Where will you find recent Lycoming chemistry graduates? The following list includes the research or internship experience(s) each student had at Lycoming, as well as their placement after graduation.

StudentPlacement
Alicia Matukonis Research chemistry at Lycoming, employed as a forensic chemist by New Jersey State Police
Betsy Williams National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates at the University of Maryland, College Park, internship at Avery-Denison, Mill Hall, PA, and now employed by Merck Pharmaceutical
Jennifer Kowalchick Summer chemistry research at Lycoming, employed by Merck Pharmaceutical
Amy Galka Summer chemistry research at Lycoming, employed by DuPont Pharmaceutical
Melissa Marchetti Summer internship at Colgate-Palmolive, Piscataway, New Jersey, Honors in Chemistry at Lycoming, employed by Bristol-Meyers Squibb
John Mazzullo Summer chemistry research at Lycoming, employed as a polymer chemist by National Starch
Laura Lockard Chemistry research at Lycoming, now employed as an analytical chemist at Lancaster Labs
Damien Reali Chemistry research at Lycoming, now employed as a process chemist by Lonza
Tara Tiley Summer chemistry research at Lycoming, employed by Rohm and Haas Chemical Company
Chris Robbins Summer chemistry research at Lycoming, employed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection doing analytical chemistry
Adrianna (Kuckla) Rupprecht Energy Research Undergraduate Laboratory Fellowship at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, now a high school chemistry teacher in her hometown of Old Forge, PA
Erin Karschner Chemistry research at Washington State University with Dr. Sunny Zhou and at Lycoming, now in graduate school in toxicology at University of Maryland School of Medicine
Tom Coombs Summer research in chemistry and biology at Lycoming; now in graduate school for Organic Chemistry at Emory University
Breanne Wolfe Summer chemistry research at Lycoming, graduate school for Pharmacology at University of North Carolina
Matt Zarzyczny National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates at Northwestern University and summer chemistry research at Lycoming; graduate school in chemistry at Clemson University
Lisa Stutzman Chemistry research at Lycoming, now in medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dylan Dupuis Summer chemistry internship at Chanel Inc., now in a Ph.D. program in molecular biology at Lehigh University
Jen Clark Chemistry research at Lycoming, now in the Physicians Assistant Program at Lock Haven University
Olivia English Summer chemistry research at Lycoming, now in graduate school doing veterinary research at Ohio State