Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry


Experiential Learning


You can supplement your classroom learning with appropriate on-the-job work experience arranged with local, state and federal government agencies or private corporations.

Academic credit for internship experience is granted at the discretion of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry.

These guidelines also apply for earning CHEM 489 credit for research at another institution or REU programs.

Internship Opportunities


Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Search for an NSF REU site either by broad areas such as chemistry, materials research, and biological sciences or by specific research areas/keywords and/or state.

Previous internships

Chemistry majors have recently held internships at the following academic and industrial sites.


  • Anoka Ramsey Community College
  • Ohio State University
  • South Dakota State University
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Nebraska


  • Beckman Coulter
  • Boston Scientific
  • Brookhaven National Labs
  • CIMA Labs
  • Creative Memories
  • Northern Tier Energy
  • Paddock Labs
  • Purple Prairie Botanicals
  • R&D Systems
  • SarTec Corporation
  • St. Cloud Police Department
  • Upshire Smith
  • Water Laboratories, Inc.
  • Water Treatment Plant