Pharmaceutical science graduates
Pharmaceutical Science Graduate, 2014
"The close links the Faculty has with industry, provided us with great networking opportunities and ultimately resulted in employment.""
Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science student, 2015
"I was struck by how approachable everyone was and the welcoming atmosphere."
Pharmaceutical Science Student, 2015
"I took up the opportunity to undertake a summer research project with GlaxoSmithKline."
Postdoctoral Fellow, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Science
"Ultimately, I would like to find myself in a position where I am able to help bridge the gap between scientists and clinicians."
Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science graduate, 2010
"Pharmaceutical Science is an industry that is growing right around the world."
Development services scientist, Catalent Australia, Graduate 2007
"There's nothing better than walking through the supermarket and spotting a tablet or soft gel formula that I've been involved in."
Forensic officer (drug analyst), Victoria Police Forensic Services Centre, Graduate 2006
"My job is never dull. I analyse all sorts of illicit substances and drugs. I also do a lot of analytical chemistry – every day is different."
Product support manager, Orica Mining Services, Graduate 2006
"I never imagined working in the mining industry, especially after completing honours in pharmacology. I guess it demonstrates that this degree can open up many doors – you never know where it will take you."
Formulation scientist, Hospira Australia, Graduate 2004
"I research, develop and test sample formulations to ensure we achieve optimum efficacy, stability and quality."
Contracts account coordinator, Sigma Pharmaceuticals, Graduate 2006
"Originally, I thought I'd be working in an R&D role. But being a people person, I love the level of interaction and problem-solving associated with this job."
Market development chemist - dispersions and pigments, BASF Australia, Graduate 2003
"After working with polymer dispersions and applications, I'll never look at products such as architectural coatings, carpets, adhesives and labels in the same light."
Quality assurance manager, Musashi, Graduate 2003
"The industrial placements in the Pharmaceutical Science course were an awesome insight into industry and led me to where I am today."
Technical sales chemist, Cognis Australia, Graduate 2003
"The most satisfying thing for me is being able to walk into a shop and see products on sale that I helped to create."
Senior Health, Safety and Environment Advisor, Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy and Fertilisers, Graduate 2006
"My job provides a good mix of quality systems, analytical and organic chemistry knowledge and civil/chemical engineering projects."