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Job Opportunities

The GVSU Career Center posts career and internship opportunities for all majors in its online system LakerJobs.  Below are some job postings that may be of particular interest to our Chemistry majors and minors.

*You will need a LakerJobs account to view the details of a job-posting.  Contact the GVSU Career Center for information on creating a LakerJobs account.

Additional job postings that may be of particular interest to our Chemistry majors and minors are posted below.

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Job Title
Full-time Entry Level
Organization: Brightwing
Type: Full-time Entry Level
Post Date: 5/25/17
Expiration Date: 6/7/17
Marion County
Full-time Experienced
Organization: Marion County
Type: Full-time Experienced
Post Date: 5/1/17
Expiration Date: 5/31/17
Southgate Community Schools
Full-time Entry Level, Full-time Experienced
Organization: Southgate Community Schools
Type: Full-time Entry Level, Full-time Experienced
Post Date: 5/1/17
Expiration Date: 5/31/17
Lawton Community Schools
Full-time Entry Level
Organization: Lawton Community Schools
Type: Full-time Entry Level
Post Date: 4/13/17
Expiration Date: 8/1/17
Electro Chemical Finishing Company
Full-time Entry Level, Full-time Experienced
Organization: Electro Chemical Finishing Company
Type: Full-time Entry Level, Full-time Experienced
Post Date: 3/3/17
Expiration Date: 5/31/17

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Additional Job Opportunities

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Albemarle (South Haven, MI) - Quality Control Technician

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Chemistry Internships and Jobs  

A searchable database of chemistry internships and entry level positions. There are often several in Michigan. 

R&T Chemistry at Albemarle South Haven, MI

Albemarle is a leading specialty chemical company providing innovative chemistry solutions to customers in over 100 countries around the world. Successful applicant would lead and participate in area and project activities in support of departmental goals, including development and implementation of methods for new processes.  Independently develop/validate innovative methods for new processes.  Participate on project teams as both member and/or leader and effectively coordinate all related project activities, including resolution of customer and technical issues.  With minimal supervision, assist in preparation of regulatory documents.  Train junior staff.  Pending graduates with B.S. in chemistry/biochemistry are invited to apply.


Meijer is seeking candidates who will be available to work on a part time basis from December through March. The position will support our Environmental Compliance and Sustainability team with regulatory reporting responsibilities, as well as sustainability-related initiatives. This is an excellent opportunity for a student to gain hands-on compliance and sustainability experience in a fast-paced corporate environment. This is a paid position, ranging from 12-20 hours per week, during normal office business hours (flexible scheduling offered).

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) provides recent graduates with challenging research opportunities that will prepare them for a career in the scientific workforce and give them laboratory knowledge they can use in pursuit of advanced degrees. As a result, recent bachelor’s and master’s degree graduates are in a position to gain invaluable research experience that takes them beyond entry-level understanding.


Pfizer in Kalamazoo is currently looking for summer 2016 student workers in both chemistry and microbiology labs. In order to be eligible, you must:

  • Be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and not require immigration sponsorship
  • Be at least 18 years of age prior to the scheduled start date
  • Be currently enrolled and will have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies by May of 2016 prior to the start of the assignment
  • Have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA as of the most recent completed semester
  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the period of time immediately following the summer program
  • Pass a drug screen and background check within 30 days prior to target start date

Science, Engineering, & Technology Positions with the CIA

The CIA is looking to hire people who possess the scientific, technical, engineering, and math skills to solve our nation’s most challenging problems. All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.

Seal Bond

Looking for a chemistry major who would consider working 15-20 hours per week.  The student must be either a Junior or Senior with O-Chem, P-Chem and instrumentation classes already completed.

Contact Jim Klein, Ph.D.   Director of Technology and Engineering   Seal Bond