Career Opportunities for Chemistry Majors
By nature, Liberal Arts majors make great employees in any field because of their ability to communicate effectively, think critically and solve complex problems. These timeless skills make them attractive to employers in all walks of society. Specifically though, chemistry majors often pursue careers as a:
- Lab Chemist
- Lab Technician
- Chemical sales and service representative
- Quality Assurance Specialist
- Research Technician
- Medical Professional*
When the chemistry major is matched with complementary minors and thoughtful internships, new possibilities arise. A few examples are:
- Chemistry+ Business minor = Sales, management or consulting in industry
- Chemistry + sustainability minor = Environmental, Water, Petroleum industries
- Chemistry + forensics = Forensic Chemistry
- Chemistry + marketing minor = Pharmaceutical sales
- Chemistry + English minor = Technical or Science writing
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