Alumni and Friends
"Being a graduate student at Michigan Tech was an invaluable experience. I was exposed to opportunities unavailable at the larger universities while at the same time performing research in an unsurpassed environment. The faculty's genuine interest in my education more than prepared me for a career in academia."
Jill Renders'85, '88
In 1985 and 1988 respectively, Jill received both her bachelor’s and master’s degree in chemistry from Michigan Tech. After graduating from Michigan Tech, Jill accepted a position with Dow Chemical Company in Midland, Michigan. While at Dow she was a research chemist for new product development for the consumer home care market, Safety Coordinator for a department of 100 people, and a technical service representative . . .
Lina Tormen Taskovich ’52 studied chemistry and chemical engineering at Michigan Tech almost thirty years before Sally Heidtke, and she has some words of wisdom for women students too: “Study a field you like—you have to spend all your life working in it. And go for the top degree in the field of your choice. Also, do not go for the most lucrative job, but for the job you would love to do.”
Take pride as a member of the Michigan Tech alumni family with over 70,000 members living and working in more than 100 nations around the world!
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Being an alumnus of Michigan Tech has advantages other than a world-class education.
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