Entrance into the Chemistry Co-op program is limited to students who meet specific levels of academic and personal achievement. Our students are available to you after completing the first half of their third academic year, by which time they have completed basic courses in:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry

Students in the Chemistry Co-op program have applied their skills in many areas covering research & development, product development and industrial production. Areas include:

  • Environmental Assessment
  • Forensic Science
  • Water Treatment
  • Fuel Cell and Battery Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Wood, Pulp and Paper
  • Catalysis and Petroleum Refining
  • Fertilizers and Pesticides
  • Coatings for Protection and Energy Saving
  • Nano Science and Technology

Sample skill sets

  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Isolation/purification of organic and inorganic compounds
  • Organic synthesis
  • Instrumental analysis and spectroscopy
  • Separation science
  • Electrochemistry
  • Analytical method development/validation (QA/QC)
  • Chemical problem solving