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Chemistry is the fundamental science, and it significantly influences a range of endeavors. Chemists pursue a wide array of career choices. Some discover new concepts and laws about matter and the universe; others apply chemistry to a range of industrial and societal needs.

Chemists use their problem-solving skills as laboratory practitioners, managers, corporate officers, and entrepreneurs in industrial firms and governmental agencies.

Chemists are owners of companies. Chemists teach in high schools, two and four year colleges and universities, and in corporate training centers.

Chemists work for large multinational companies as well as small companies. Some are specialized in their practice of chemistry, while others apply it as an interdisciplinary specialization.

Chemistry graduates are prepared for immediate employment. A bachelor’s level graduate in chemistry is able to assume a variety of positions in industry, government, or academia.

Chemistry is the fundamental science, and it significantly influences a range of endeavors. Chemists pursue a wide array of career choices. Some discover new concepts and laws about matter and the universe; others apply chemistry to a range of industrial and societal needs. Chemists use their problem-solving skills as laboratory practitioners, managers, corporate officers, and entrepreneurs in industrial firms and governmental agencies. Chemists are owners of companies. Chemists teach in high schools, two and four year colleges and universities, and in corporate training centers. Chemists work for large multinational companies as well as small companies. Some are specialized in their practice of chemistry, while others apply it as an interdisciplinary specialization. Chemistry graduates are prepared for immediate employment. A bachelor’s level graduate in chemistry is able to assume a variety of positions in industry, government, or academia.

Opportunities are also available to those who combine their undergraduate chemistry degree with advanced studies in other fields, such as Biology.

Chemistry Careers Sample List

  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Catalysis
  • Chemical Education
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Information
  • Chemical Technology
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Food and Flavor Chemistry
  • Forensic Chemistry
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Oil and Petroleum Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Science Writing