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30-plus organizations recruit MTSU students at Chemistry Career Fair

MTSU science students turned out for the annual Department of Chemistry Career Fair Sept. 28 on campus, featuring 35 organizations from across the South.

Prospective employers, medical, dental and pharmacy schools sent representatives to recruit MTSU students for graduate school and employment.

MTSU chemistry, biochemistry, biology and forensics students and others visit with representatives from colleges and universities recruiting them for graduate school Sept. 28 during the annual MTSU Department of Chemistry Career Fair in the Liz and Creighton Rhea Atrium in the Science Building. (MTSU photo by Randy Weiler)

MTSU chemistry, biochemistry, biology and forensics students and others visit with representatives from colleges and universities recruiting them for graduate school Sept. 28 during the annual MTSU Department of Chemistry Career Fair in the Liz and Creighton Rhea Atrium in the Science Building. (MTSU photo by Randy Weiler)

The U.S. Army and Navy, Eastman and PathGroup were among the companies talking with students in the second-floor atrium.

A sampling of colleges and universities found on the first floor included Samford, Lipscomb, Union, South College and Belmont pharmacy schools and colleges; Meharry Medical College and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee; and the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine.

In 2016, about 10 organizations attended the fair, so this year’s attendees more than tripled from a year ago.

— Randy Weiler (Randy.Weiler@mtsu.edu)

MTSU junior forensic science major Vishaka Motheramgari, left, of Knoxville, Tenn., checks out a brochure shown to her by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kevin Cook Sept. 28 at the MTSU Department of Chemistry Career Fair in the Science Building Liz and Creighton Rhea Atrium. More than 30 companies and universities attended the fair.

MTSU junior forensic science major Vishaka Motheramgari, left, of Knoxville, Tenn., checks out a brochure from U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kevin Cook Sept. 28 at the MTSU Department of Chemistry Career Fair in the Science Building’s Liz and Creighton Rhea Atrium. More than 30 companies and universities attended the fair. (MTSU photo by Randy Weiler)

Yazam Musleh and Rema Kanakrieh learn about the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine from Sarah Donnan.

Yazam Musleh, left, an MTSU junior biochemistry major from Amman Jordan, listens as Sarah Donnan, an admissions coordinator with the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Spartanburg, S.C., explains the program Sept. 28 in the Science Building atrium. While they talk, sophomore biology major Rema Kanakrieh of Murfreesboro provides information on a tablet. (MTSU photo by Randy Weiler)


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