Careers in Chemistry



Careers in Chemistry from A to Z

Questions often asked:

  • What can I do with a degree in chemistry?
  • What exactly does a (you name it) chemist do?
  • Do I need to go to graduate school to get a Ph.D.?
  • Why should I do research with a faculty member?

Link to these Web sites to get an idea of what jobs are open for chemists.

Internet symbol of Hewlett Packard

American Chemical Society

Science Magazine

Professional organization Web sites provide excellent answers to these and other questions.  We have listed the major ones here that we believe will be helpful to you.  But, if you still have questions or concerns, feel free to contact any of the chemistry faculty at Berry.  We’re here to help.

  • What chemists really do...
  • Career descriptions | industry
  • Profiles of actual chemists
  • Getting the job search started
  • Consider this before saying "yes"            
  • Should I get a Ph.D.?
  • Careers for Undergrads
  • About undergrad research
  • Articles on careers
  • Pursuing grad school


    Acknowledgement: this page is adapted from a similar page available at Berry College