After Oswego

Successful graduates of the program pursue employment in the chemical and pharmaceutical fields, attend graduate programs in education, chemistry and biochemistry, and attend medical and optometry programs. Keep us up to date with your success after graduation.

Other opportunities include

  • Pharmaceutical development
  • Genetic engineering
  • Environmental science
  • Biotechnology

Graduate studies may include

  • Health related fields
  • Pharmacy
  • Engineering
  • Business
Alumnus Devin Busch '15

Alumni spotlight

Devin Busch, Biochemistry BS '15


After I started working and met people from other colleges I realized how amazing the Oswego chemistry program really is. Most people I never got a chance to take the electives we had, like medicinal chemistry and proteomics or to do undergraduate research.

Chemistry department alum working in research lab

Alumni spotlight

Adam Szymaniak, Biochemistry BS '13

Scientist at Enanta Pharmaceuticals

The opportunity to conduct research, engage in discussions with the faculty and fellow research students, inspired and prepared me for the competitive and challenging endeavor of working towards a PhD in Organic Chemistry at Boston College.

Alison Taylor

Alumni spotlight

Alison Taylor, Biochemistry BS '15/ MS '18

Cosmetic Chemist with L'Oréal in New Jersey

After completing a B.S. in Biochemistry and a M.S. in Chemistry at Oswego, I felt incredibly knowledgeable and prepared to start my career.

Ryan in his lab

Alumni spotlight

Ryan Cotroneo Biochemistry BS '12/ MS '14

Chief Technology Officer at UNX Industries, Inc.

During my time at Oswego, I was given the opportunity to work and teach in several laboratories on campus. The faculty was extremely resourceful and willing to generate countless opportunities for their students.

Photo of Taylor in her lab

Alumni spotlight

Taylor Maslin B.S '21

Masters in Forensic Science program at Penn State

"This program is a life changer. The faculty and staff are truly some of the most caring people I’ve ever met. Thank you from the bottom of my heart."

Graduate schools our alumni have attended

  • Albany College of Pharmacy
  • Albany Medical College
  • Colorado State University
  • Duquesne University
  • D'Youville Pharmacy School
  • East Carolina University
  • Florida International University
  • George Washington University
  • John Hopkins University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • SUNY Buffalo
  • SUNY Upstate Medical School
  • Syracuse University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Tufts University
  • University at Buffalo
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Nebraska
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Rochester
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Utah
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Wake Forest University

Alumni employers

  • Aditya Birla Novelis
  • Albany Molecular Research Inc.
  • Bausch and Lomb
  • Biogen Idec
  • Bristol-Myers Squib Company
  • Corning
  • Exelon Nuclear
  • Enzo Life Sciences
  • Galson Laboratories
  • General Electric
  • Global Foundries
  • ICON
  • Infinicon
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • Lilly
  • Metrohm
  • Momentive Performance Materials
  • Microbac
  • Niagara Lubricant
  • Norwich
  • Schering-Plough
  • Thermopatch
  • Waters