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
Perrigo Company
Full-time Experienced
Organization: Perrigo Company
Type: Full-time Experienced
Post Date: 4/22/15
Expiration Date: 7/20/15
Crawford AuSable School District
Full-time Experienced
Organization: Crawford AuSable School District
Type: Full-time Experienced
Post Date: 4/16/15
Expiration Date: 5/16/15
Michigan Teacher Corps
Full-time Entry Level, Full-time Experienced, Internship
Organization: Michigan Teacher Corps
Type: Full-time Entry Level, Full-time Experienced, Internship
Post Date: 4/14/15
Expiration Date: 5/15/15
Edwardsburg Public Schools
Full-time Entry Level
Organization: Edwardsburg Public Schools
Type: Full-time Entry Level
Post Date: 4/14/15
Expiration Date: 5/1/15
Plastic-Plate, Inc.
Full-time Entry Level, Full-time Experienced
Organization: Plastic-Plate, Inc.
Type: Full-time Entry Level, Full-time Experienced
Post Date: 3/17/15
Expiration Date: 5/31/15

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Additional Job Opportunities

*Albermarle Corporation (South Haven, MI)

  • Local pharmaceutical manufacturer is seeking a full-time (1-year contract position) LIMS coordinator to be responsible for assisting with implementing the three software components of Lab Information Management System (LIMS),  Lab Execution System (electronic notebook) and Chemical Inventory Management System (CIMS) to function together to create a nearly paperless QC laboratory and a data repository/database that is GMP compliant.  dent).
  • Successful candidate must have analytical chemistry background (education and/or experience), IT experience and/or training along with excellent computer skills, especially with Excel and Databases. Programs.   Experience with LIMS, Electronic Lab Notebook software, computer validation concepts, GLP or GMP practices preferred.dent).
  • Days and hours will be flexible, depending on the candidate.


Lab Technician - part time position operating in both lab and production environments.

Training and Education Required:

  • 2 years completed toward chemistry degree
  • basic computer skills
  • ability to read and follow written instructions

Submit resume to: Heidi Voss, Human Resources, Autocam Precision Components Group, 4070 East Paris Ave., Kentwood, MI  49512

*Cardinal Scholars (Allendale, MI)

  • Cardinal Scholars is an in-home and online tutoring service that gives exceptional tutors the chance to be matched with local students in need of additional academic support. We connect tutors with students seeking help with college, high school, middle school and elementary material.
  • Seeking tutors who meet the following criteria:
    • Are fantastic teachers and have experience teaching others.
    • Are academically curious and intelligent.
    • Attend or have graduated from Grand Valley State University as either an undergraduate, graduate, or professional student.
  • The benefits of becoming a tutor with us include:
    • Freedom to set your own schedule (no set hourly requirement; we expect you to be taking classes yourself!).
    • Competitive compensation ranging from $15 - $35 per hour.
    • Get to know great families from the community who will really appreciate your help.
  • Interested? Please go here to apply:

*Corium International, Inc.

Corium International, Inc. is a leader in applying advanced transdermal delivery systems and related technologies to address unmet medical needs.  Corium in Grand Rapids is looking for two QC/QA analysts; these are entry level, full time positions for chemists.

Those interested in applying should contact Patricia Holbel,

*Global Green Products (Palos Heights, IL)

  • Research Chemist. This is a "green" chemical company with a large reach into the oil and gas industry. For more information, click here.

*Mead Johnson Nutrition (Zeeland, MI)

  • Aerotek Staffing Agency has current and continuous scientific job opportunities with their client,  Mean Johnson Nutrition.  They would gladly accept the resumes of any interested student or graduate.
  • Resumes can be emailed to, or to Lauren Nigg, on premise recruiter, can also be reached to discuss these positions at 812-429-5586.

*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.

*Prein & Newhof Environmental Lab (Grand Rapids, MI)

  • Lab Technician, Paid Internship: For someone who is still working on their degree. The company is willing to work around a school schedule.
  • Lab Technician: Basic Qualifications: Associate's degree in physical science or related field, Bachelor's preferred

*Ranir, T&D Laboratory Chemist (Grand Rapids, MI)

  • This position is responsible for the laboratory support of research and development of chemistry-related product activities including developmental and competitive product testing, formulation analysis, and test methodologies in a lab setting for the Chemical Formulations group in the Technology and Development Department. The workload is on average 20-24 hours per week, and may increase to up to 40 hours per week (project and timing dependent).
  • Shift: 1st shift Part-time 20-24 hrs. during 2014 (with the thought that it will become Full-time 40 hrs. starting January 1, 2015).
  • Send Resumes by November 15, 2014 to: