Summer Research Placements
Linden Allison '16 will be attending the MIRT summer REU in UNC Chapel Hill.
Loren Ball '16 will be at the University of Iowa doing research with Juniata alumni Dr. Steven McElroy.
Rebecca Brumbaugh '15 (pictured to the right) will be working with Dr. Robin Bedford at the University of Bristol in Bristol, England in organometallic research through and REU during the summer of 2014.
Andrew Kalbach '16 will be doing research at Florida International University.
Colton Myers '15 will be at Restek for an internship.
Michael Roth '15 will be participating in a research program at the University of
Rachel Rowlands '15 will be at the University of Washington on an Amgen Scholarship.
Taylor Stefanik '15 will be at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in the lab of Dr. Gena Konopka, Ph.D.
Leila Terrab '15 (pictured to the right) will be at Massachusetts Institute of Technology supported by an NSF-REU.
Melissa Topping '16 will be at Pullman Plants Materials Center for an internship.
Mizuho Yamato '16 will be attending UT Southwestern Medical Center's SURF program.
Also, many of our students choose to participate in research with professors on the Juniata campus. The Juniata chemistry faculty members who have students working with them this summer (and the student names) are listed below.
- Dr. Will Ames
- Peter Defnet
- Ryan Bogdan
- Christian Gehman
- Chris Cueto
- Brandon Leckemby
- John Coda
- Dr. Dan Dries
- Jessica Hatter
- Adam Lescallette
- Greg van Dongen
- Dr. Richard Hark
- Lauren Steigen
- Bryan Gregory
- Duc Vu
- Kate Passannante
- Dr. Paul Schettler
- MaryElizabeth Petrie
- Dr. John Unger
- Duk (Will) Yi
- Feiyang Xu
- Greg Lada
In the past ten years, every chemistry student who wanted to go to graduate school has been accepted to one, with free tuition and a stipend, typically $23,000-28,000 per year. Recent grads have gone on to the following graduate schools:
- Boston College
- Cal Tech
- University of California, Irvine
- Carnegie Mellon University
- University of Colorado
- Colorado State University
- Columbia University
- Cornell University
- Harvard University
- University of Indiana
- University of Illinois
- Johns Hopkins University
- University of Massachusetts (Amherst)
- University of Michigan
- Michigan State University
- University of Minnesota
- University of North Carolina
- The Ohio State University
- University of Oregon
- University of Pennsylvania
- Penn State University
- University of Pittsburgh
- Princeton University
- Purdue University
- Rutgers University
- Stanford University
- UC Santa Barbara
- UC Irvine
- University of Virginia
- Washington University
- University of Wisconsin (Madison)
"Juniata has done a wonderful job of preparing me for life after college, specifically by encouraging me to start research as soon as possible. I was able to get a summer research internship with David Reingold after my freshman year, which I believe enabled me to obtain a great research internship this past summer with Todd Emrick."
Zak Page '10
Recent graduates have obtained jobs at companies such as the following:
- Applied Spectra
- Cherokee Pharmaceuticals
- Gelest Inc.
- Lancaster Labs
- MPI Research
- QBC Diagnostics
- Spectra Gases
and many others. Companies continue to seek Juniata graduates. Click on the Job Resource Center to find some current opportunities.
Kathryn Brown '14 is currently enrolled in a pharmacology doctoral program at University of Michigan.
Katie Brown '14 is employed at a pharmaceutical company doing writing.
Robert Dellamotta '14 is currently employed at Agilent Technologies.
Derek Deshaies '14 is attending medical school at the West Virginia University School of Medicine.
Clarissa Diniz '14 is currently attending the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Avery Fordham '14 is enrolled in a chemistry Ph.D. program at University of California, Irvine.
Keith Hilferding '12 is currently studying chemistry in graduate school the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.
Katie Houston '12 is pursuing a graduate degree in chemistry at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.
Katerina Korch '12 is currently enrolled in graduate school at the California Institute of Technology thanks to a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
Grace Mauger '14 is enrolled in a chemistry Ph.D. program at University of Minnesota.
Erin McClure '13 is currently enrolled in graduate school at the University of Maryland’s Institute of Genome Science, where she is currently pursuing her doctorate. However, she will arrive at College Park, Md., after a detour researching in Austria at the University of Vienna, thanks to a Fulbright Fellowship.
Nick Morgan '14 is enrolled in an environmental chemistry M.S. program at Rutgers University.
Brandon Moyer '11 won a Fulbright Fellowship to study in Marburg, Germany during the 2011-12 year. After that he will enter the PhD program at the University of North Carolina.
Katie Shughrue '11 is employed as a quality assurance chemist at Environmental Standards, Inc. Prior to graduating from Juniata, Katie researched on a team with professionals from the Smithsonian, the Army Research Lab, Berkeley, etc and presented at the Library of Congress and at the Council on Undergraduate Research’s Posters on the Hill.
Alice Shanklin '14 is enrolled in medical school at Rochester University.
Amanda Skoner '12 recently graduated from a secondary science certification program at the University of Pittsburgh. She is currently teaching high school chemistry.
Cameron Stevens '13 is currently enrolled in graduate school at North Carolina State University.
Nathan Strom '14 is currently pursuing his doctorate in chemistry at the University of Minnesota
Benjamin Tansi '14 is attending Penn State University where he is enrolled in a chemistry Ph.D. program.