Clubs & Organizations

The Department of Chemistry offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of clubs and organizations that promote academic and professional growth, and, more importantly, connect students to peers who want to have fun and build upon their passions.

Recognized student clubs and organizations affiliated with Chemistry are listed below:

Chemistry Club

Whittier's Chemistry Club is open to all students who have an interest in chemistry. The club strives to educate, network, and familiarize chemistry students with their peers and instructors through fun and educational chemistry-oriented activities. Members of the Chemistry Club can also become student affiliates of the American Chemical Society, which connects them to resources concerning jobs and internships.

To learn more about the Chemistry Club, contact chemclub@poets.whittier.edu.

Students for Community Medicine

With a goal of increasing the number of Whittier students committed to working in the medical and health sciences fields—particularly in underserved and disadvantaged areas—members of this organization participate in hands-on learning activities, professional networking, and attend Q&A events featuring alumni in the field. One popular, annual event is the "Sutures Workshop," where students learn from a local physician's assistant about how to treat wounds utilizing three common suturing techniques.

For more information on joining Students for Community Medicine, e-mail scm@poets.whittier.edu.

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