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Clarkson Chemical Engineering graduates are highly sought in industry, government and academic institutions. Their quality is reflected by high starting salaries.  They work in sectors that include: production of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, plastics and other synthetics; petroleum refining; engineering design and construction; equipment manufacture; nuclear energy; pollution control; energy conservation; bio-engineering and microelectronics.

Many chemical engineering graduates move on to advanced degree study, medical or dental school, or law school. Our graduates are accepted in the best advanced degree programs in the country, including our own. Among them: Cal Tech, Cornell, Georgia Tech, MIT, Penn State, Purdue University, RPI, University of Colorado, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, University of South Carolina, University of Vermont Medical School, University of Virginia, and Virginia Tech.


Companies Who Hire Our Chemical Engineers

Those hiring Chemical Engineering graduates in recent years include:

  • Alcoa Inc.
  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc
  • Aspen Technology
  • Anheuser-Busch
  • Babcock & Wilcox
  • Babcock Power
  • BASF Corporation
  • Bombardier Transportation
  • Brisol-Myers-Squibb Company
  • Buckman Laboratories
  • Corning, Inc.
  • Dow Chemical Company
  • Dupont
  • Eastman Kodak Company
  • Environmental Compliance Services
  • Environex, Inc.
  • Eveready Battery Co., Inc
  • Exxon-Mobil
  • Foxboro Company
  • Frito-Lay
  • General Dynamics Corporation
  • General Electric Company, Inc.
  • Global Foundries
  • Graham Manufacturing
  • IBM Corporation
  • International Paper
  • Leprino Foods
  • Lockheed-Martin
  • Merck
  • Michelin North America
  • Micrus
  • National Starch Corporation
  • Nalco
  • New York State DEC
  • Norfolk Naval Shipyard
  • Osram Sylvania
  • Pratt-Whitney
  • Praxair, Inc.
  • Procter & Gamble Company
  • Refraction Technologies Corporation
  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
  • Sabic Innovative Plastics
  • SNBL-USA Ltd.
  • SPX Lightnin Mixers
  • St. Gobain
  • Texas Instruments  Corporation
  • Thiokal ATK
  • Tyco International
  • Universal Photonics, Inc
  • Vermont Circuits
  • Wyeth
  • Xerox Corporation
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