The Peer Mentorship Program in Chemical Engineering helps guide undergraduate students in their journey, assisting with navigation of career opportunities, coursework, and the endless opportunities provided by the department and university.
We work with students on everything from organizing fun social activities to resume editing and career fair advice.
Peer mentors offer a unique perspective as upper-level students when navigating coursework, research, project teams and career-related events.
peer mentors 2022-23
Experience: 3-term Co-op Student at Corteva Agriscience in both Research & Development and Manufacturing
Career Interests: To help create sustainable and equitable manufacturing practices in agricultural chemicals, consumer packaged goods, or other industries
Involvement: BLUElab, Detroit Partnership, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Experience: Summer 2022 Engineering Intern at PNY Technologies, Inc.
Career Interests: Sustainable energy and materials
Involvement: Michigan Eco-Solutions Initiative, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Experience: Summer 2022: Research Assistant at the Center for Clinical Spectroscopy, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; May term abroad in Barcelona, Spain; Summer 2021: R&D intern at Hygear in Tel Aviv, Israel
Career Interests: Biotechnology/Biopharmaceuticals, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and Cosmetic industry, Consulting
Involvement: Engineering Global Leadership Honors Program, Society of Women Engineers, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority
Experience: Intern at Harmonic Discovery, Summer 2021 Intern at Novartis Institutes of BioMedical Research, Summer 2019 & Summer 2020 Intern at Tech-X Corporation
Career Interests: Biotechnology/biopharmaceuticals, computational chemistry, cheminformatics, drug discovery AI
Involvement: Michigan Ballroom Dance Team, Michigan Triathlon Club
Experience: bp Commercial Energy Intern, Renewable Energy at TUB in Berlin, Germany, Duhaime Lab – Plastic-degrading microbes, Eniola-Adefeso Lab – Blood flow dynamics, Multi-legged Robots and Animal Motion (MDP Project)
Career Interests: Biotechnology/Biopharmaceuticals, Renewable Energy, Research and Development
Involvement: Society of Women Engineers, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Filipino American Student Association
Experience: Energy Research Analyst Intern at Wood Mackenzie, Undergraduate Researcher in Radiation Detection and Measurement Group, Chemistry Intern at Gossamer Bio
Career Interests: Consulting, Finance, Renewable Energy, Nuclear Energy, Sustainable Engineering
Involvement: Team Lead of Interfaces on Michigan Neuroprosthetics, Omega Chi Epsilon Honor Society, Intramural Sports