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Careers In Chemistry

There are many jobs chemistry majors are suited to do.  Recently the Journal of Higher Education has listed Green Chemistry as one of the Hot Academic Jobs of the Future.

Use the link to the right to bring you to a page from the American Chemical Society (ACS) where you can read brief descriptions about some careers in chemistry. The careers covered include:

Agricultural Chemistry

Analytical Chemistry

Biochemistry

Biotechnology

Catalysis

Chemical Education

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Information Specialists

Chemical Sales

Chemical Technology

Colloid and Surface Chemistry

Consulting

Consumer Product Chemistry

Environmental Chemistry

Food and Flavor Chemistry

Forensic Chemistry

Geochemistry

Hazardous Waste Management

Inorganic Chemistry

Materials Science

Medicinal Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

Oil and Petroleum

Physical Chemistry

Polymer Chemistry

Pulp and Paper Chemistry

R&D Management

Science Writing

Textile Chemistry

Water Chemistry

 


A chemistry degree is great start for a variety of careers.

  • Anesthesiologist
  • Assayer
  • Astrophysicist
  • Ballistics Expert
  • Biochemist
  • Cardiologist
  • Chemical Analyst
  • Chemist
  • Chemist, Analytical
  • Chemist, Clinical
  • Chemist, Food
  • Chemist, Industrial
  • Chemist, Inorganic
  • Chemist, Organic
  • Chemist, Pharmaceutical
  • Chemist, Physical
  • Chemist, Police
  • Chemist, Pollution Control
  • Chemist, Polymer
  • Chemist, Production
  • Chemist, Quality Control
  • Chemist, Quality Assurance
  • Chemist, Research
  • Crime Lab Analyst
  • Criminologist
  • Dentist
  • Dermatologist
  • Dialysis Technician
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Food and Drug Inspector
  • Food Technologist
  • Genetic Engineer
  • Geologist
  • Gynecologist
  • Hydrographer
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Instrument Designer
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Lawyer, Patent
  • Microbiologist
  • Neurologist
  • Nanotechnologist
  • Obstetrician
  • Opthalmologist
  • Osteopathic Physician
  • Otolaryngologist
  • Patent Examiner
  • Pathologist
  • Pediatrician
  • Perfumer
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmaceutical Retailer
  • Pharmacologist
  • Physicist
  • Physician
  • Physician, General Practice
  • Physician's Assistant
  • Proctologist
  • Professor
  • Quality Control Supervisor
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Researcher
  • Sales, Retail
  • Sales, Wholesale
  • Sanitarian
  • Sanitation Inspector
  • Soil Scientist
  • Spectroscopist
  • Supervisor, Publications
  • Surgeon Systems Analyst
  • Teacher
  • Technical Sales
  • Technical Writer
  • Technician, Chemical Laboratory
  • Technician, Dialysis
  • Technician, Fingerprint
  • Technician, Histologic
  • Technician, Instrument Repair
  • Technician, Medical
  • Technician, Ophthalmic Laboratory
  • Technician, Optical Laboratory
  • Technician, Quality Control
  • Technician, X-ray
  • Technologist, Food
  • Technologist, Forest Products
  • Technologist, Hematology
  • Technologist, Medical
  • Technologist, X-ray
  • Translator, Scientific Documents
  • Toxicologist
  • Urologist
  • Water Resources Specialist





Student holding a vial of chemicals