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This information describes typical occupations and employment settings associated with this major. Understand some of these options may require additional training. Moreover, you are not limited to these options when choosing a possible
 

Summary: This information describes typical occupations and employment settings associated with this major. Understand some of
these options may require additional training. Moreover, you are not limited to these options when choosing a possible
career path.
Description of Chemistry
Chemistry majors are trained to think both analytically and creatively to solve practical and research problems. Chemistry
majors work all primary work sectors: non-profit, education and government, and industry, some proceed to law or medical
degrees. Nearly 70 percent of chemists work in industry. Half of the chemists work with research. Bachelor's degrees
qualify for employment with the federal government in quality control and analytical positions, research and for the
development of fuels and medicines. "The Department of Chemistry strives for an ideal balance between knowledge
creation and knowledge dissemination in the chemical sciences, with a focus on student training and education. Our
mission is to train and mentor students as responsible scientists and scientifically literate professionals, involving them in
all aspects of chemistry and the global chemical enterprise." --UGA Chemistry Dept. Mission Statement
Research Careers
O*NET http://online.onetcenter.org (Click on Find Occupations)
Georgia Career Information Center http://www.gcic.peachnet.edu (Accessible only on campus computers)
Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/oco (Type in general term for career of interest)
Alberta Occupational Profiles www.alis.gov.ab.ca/occinfo/frameset.asp (Click on Occupational Title Search)
*Please visit the Career Center Library or your Career Consultant for more information or assistance.
Possible Job Titles of Chemistry Graduates
(*Jobs secured as reported by UGA Career Center post-graduate survey)

  

Source: Arnold, Jonathan - Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center & Department of Genetics, University of Georgia

 

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