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 upperclassmen when navigating coursework, research, project teams and career-related events.
peer mentors 2021-22
Experience: Incoming Research & Development Engineer at General Mills after graduation, Summer 2021 Process R&D Intern at General Mills, Summer 2020 Chemical Engineering Intern at DuPont
Career Interests: Research and Development, Food and Beverage Industry, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Industry
Involvement: American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Omega Chi Epsilon Honor Society, Food Industry Student Association, Society of Women Engineers
Experience: 3 term Co-op Student at Corteva Agriscience in both Research & Development and Manufacturing
Career Interests: To help create sustainable and equitable practices/innovation in manufacturing or research and development
Involvement: BLUElab, Detroit Partnership, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Experience: Full-time in Summer 2022: Process Development Engineering at Bristol Myers Squibb, 2021 Summer Internship: Nonclinical R&D at Bristol Myers Squibb, 2019-2022: Research Assistant Shea Lab- Cell Therapy/Genetic Engineering
Career Interests: Pharmaceutical Industry, Drug Development
Involvement: Omega Chi Epsilon Honor Society, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Alpha Epsilon Phi Sorority, University of Michigan Synchronized Skating Team (formerly)
Experience: Intern at Harmonic Discovery, Summer 2021 Intern at Novartis Institutes of BioMedical Research, Summer 2019 & Summer 2020 Intern at Tech-X Corporation, Research Assistant at Carlson Lab
Career Interests: Biotechnology/biopharmaceuticals, computational chemistry, cheminformatics, drug discovery AI
Involvement: Michigan Ballroom Dance Team, Michigan Triathlon Club
Experience: Incoming Energy Consulting Intern at Verisk Analytics/Wood Mackenzie, Undergraduate Researcher in Radiation Detection and Measurement Group, Summer 2021 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 Volleyball/Kickball
Experience: Incoming Associate Product Development Specialist at Nestlé, Summer 2021 Product Development Intern at Nestlé, Summer 2020 Lab Assistant at MSU Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies
Career Interests: Food and Beverage Industry, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Industry
Involvement: Human Powered Submarine Team, Tau Beta Pi