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Chemistry: Jobs in Chemistry

This research guide serves as a starting point for research on Chemistry and related topics.

Resume Help

This 23-page Resume Preparation Guide from the American Chemical Society offers tips for those seeking employment in fields related to chemistry. The guide addresses the types of information that should be included in a resume and how best to describe professional, educational, and volunteer experiences.

Understanding Your Options

Have you wondered...

  • What do chemists and materials scientists do in their day-to-day work lives?
  • How much do they get paid, and what types of skills are essential?
  • Are there job possibilities I might not have considered? 

The Occupational Outlook Handbook from the Bureau of Labor Statistics offers answers. 

BLS Info on Chemists