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Evan Allison

Evan Allison

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation

Chemist

Personal Information

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School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Major: Chemistry

Years at College Works: 2010

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: Sigma-Aldrich Corporation

Title: Chemist

Industry: Chemicals

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Designing and implementing procedures for new bio-organic processes, revising old procedures to meet current standards, developing processes to ensure robustness

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

I've worked multiple jobs and really found out how to manage my lifestyle with my career plan. All to which I owe CWP.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

The ability to manage yourself in all aspects of your life.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

It's obviously helped me manage everything from school to work to personal fun.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

Work harder than you think you are working.

Advice

What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Potential-Do It! Current-Even though at times you're thinking you made a mistake and you're thinking of giving up, don't. It's all worth it in the end.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Paintballing