The positions you can fill by completing your chemical engineering degree at Clarkson involve those in
- construction and management of chemicals
- biochemical and electronics manufacturing
- research and development of new processes and products
- improvement of existing processes and products
- design and development of control systems
- economic evaluation of new plants and processes
- air and water pollution control
- energy conservation and energy resource development
- materials engineering
This program consists of 30 credit hours spent focused on chemical engineering. This is a rigorous program that allows some flexibility in your schedule to complete your degree. You may also choose to have a minor that complements your Chemical Engineering degree if you so wish.
There are 10 faculty members active in research in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. As an undergraduate student, you can sign up for 1-3 credits per semester to perform research with a faculty member. Research topics include atmospheric chemistry, chemical-mechanical polishing for microelectronics, nanotechnology, membranes, plasma chemistry, process control, thermodynamics and others.
Internship and Co-op Opportunities
As a chemical engineering student, you can have opportunities for internships and co-ops in the chemical, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, microelectronics, and other industries. Recent interns have worked at Regeneron, GlobalFoundries, Schenectady International, Pall Corporation, L'Oreal, Procter & Gamble, and others.