Chemistry

 

Chemistry blends research chemistry with practical applications. Students who graduate with a degree in Chemistry are able to work in such areas as corporate management, plant production, industrial health and safety, patent law and information sciences as well as in industrial laboratories. Students may also work in such fields as teaching, medicine, dentistry, allied health, and various other careers.

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Related Career Titles for Chemistry

Agricultural Scientist

Assayer

Biochemist

Brewer Lab Assistant

Cepalometric Analyst

Chemical Oceanographer

Chemistry Technologist

Clarifying Plant Operator

College Professor

Color Development Chemist

Computer Programmer

Consultant

Crime Lab Analyst

Customer Service Representative

Design/Construction Engineer

Environmental Health Specialist

Fire Protection Engineer

Food Scientist Technician

Forensic Chemist

Genetic Counselor

High School Teacher

Hospital Administrator

Human Resource Manager

Hydrologist

Industrial Hygienist

Information Systems Manager

Law Enforcement Official

Medical Technologist

Military Officer

Molecular Biologist Soil Scientist

Occupational Safety Specialist

Perfumer

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

Physician

Planner

Plastics Engineer

Product Tester

Public Relations Manager

Quality Assurance Manager

Researcher

Research and Development

Risk Manager

Salesperson

Science Lab Technician

Software Engineer

System Analyst

Technical Writer/Editor

Testing Engineer

Tissue Technologist

Toxicologist

Underwater Technician

Vector Control Assistant

Veterinarian

Wastewater Treatment Chemist

Water Purification Chemist

Yeast Culture Developer

Industries That Hire Chemistry Majors

Personal Care Product Manufacturers

Department of Defense

Department of Energy

FBI

Biotechnical Firms

Colleges/Universities

Food Products Companies

Pharmaceutical Companies

Research Institutes

Centers for Disease Control

Public Health Services

Investment Specialist Firms

Chemical Companies

Military Services

Petroleum Companies

Household Care Product Manufacturers

National Institute of Environmental Health Science

Hospitals

High Schools

Department of Commerce

Environmental Protection Agency

Computer Companies

Engineering Firms

Human Resources Departments

Publishing Houses

Law Firms

Food and Drug Administration

CIA

Department of Agriculture

Department of Health and Human Services

 

Web Sites For Chemistry Majors

ChemistryJobs.com

NewScientist

ChemCenter (The American Chemical Society)

Science’s Next Wave

ChemWeb

Medzilla

 

Resources in the Career Resource Center

BOOKS

  • Job Choices for Science, Engineering, and Technology Students
  • Newsweek Careers 2000
  • Graduate Programs in Sciences
  • VGM’s Handbook of Scientific & Technical Careers
  • Careers in Science and Engineering
  • Jobs You Can Live With
  • Career Information Center: Engineering, Science, and Technology
  • Career Information Center: Manufacturing
  • Career Information Center: Public and Community Services
  • Environmental Jobs for Scientists and Engineers
  • Chemical Careers In Brief
  • The Complete Guide for Occupational Exploration
  • The O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles
  • Job Opportunities in Health and Science
  • College Majors and Careers
  • Guide to Careers in the Health Profession

VIDEOS

  • The Sloan Career Cornerstone Series: Careers for Chemists
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