Department of Chemistry
West Chester University
Office: 119 Schmucker
Science Center South
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone (610) 436-2631
Fax (610) 436-2890
Email: Department Chair
Internships are a required component of the FTC program. Refer to this handbook for questions regarding program requirements such as internship interviews, internship expectations, etc.
An internship is an off-campus work or research experience that can take place in a variety of industrial, governmental and academic laboratories. Internships are arranged through your academic advisor and the appropriate internship coordinator.
Here are a few examples of internships taken by our students.
Angie worked in an Analytical Toxicology laboratory for her Forensic and Toxicological Chemistry Internship
Kurt did his internship at a fire control company.
Greg has his internship at an area Police DNA laboratory.
Becky tested for drugs in animal samples