Hiram College

A firm foundation for the future

A Hiram education ensures that students have been exposed to studies across many disciplines and graduate with the critical thinking skills needed to enter a variety of career fields or graduate study. Recent alumni have pursued graduate work in toxicology, biochemistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, chemistry, pharmacy and physics at institutions such as The Ohio State University, Case Western Reserve University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Northeast Ohio Medical University, University of Cincinnati, SUNY Stony Brook, University of Michigan and Penn State University.

Types of careers our students pursue

The depth and breadth of Hiram’s program ensures that our students are well prepared for the future. Hiram chemistry majors regularly intern with companies such as Lubrizol and Sherwin-Williams, and have the opportunity to conduct research in Switzerland at the Swiss Light Source. Examples of professional positions young alumni hold include:

  • assistant scientist with a pharmaceutical company
  • chemist
  • quality control technologist
  • patent law
  • food chemistry
  • energy technology
  • education
  • conservation
  • pharmacist
  • medical researcher