In addition to professional work and graduate study in chemistry, a chemistry major can establish a foundation for careers in a number of fields: e.g., engineering, health-related fields, law and technically related businesses. Graduate and professional schools in the medical sciences require a strong background in chemistry.
Recent Albion College graduates with a degree in Chemistry have found jobs in a variety of fields. A few of those positons include:
Recent Albion College graduates in Chemistry have also continued their education in a variety of medical, dental, biochemical and chemical graduate programs.
For additional information on careers in chemistry, the American Chemical Society website provides useful resources:
In addition to those listed below, we also post internships and job announcements on the department's Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Here's an article about how chemists are needed in hospitals and medical centers.
Careers in Chemistry (PDF) - Information about the use of chemical education in various careers.
Careers Checklist - Advice on things you should consider doing in your junior and senior years (thanks to Cliff Harris).
Some good "How To" Tips - How to Write CVs, get the most from a career fair. Check it out!
Ann Arbor USA - Career Services
"Off-Campus Programs for Chemistry" is a brochure available from the Albion College Center for International Education. Programs in chemistry are available in Scotland, Tennessee, Ireland, Australia, and England.