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Undergraduate Degree in Chemistry

What Can You Do With An Undergraduate Degree in Chemistry?

 Information and Options for Chemistry


Chemistry Related Skills

  • Ability to Calculate Formulas
  • Ability to Express Formulas
  • Ability to Meet Deadlines
  • Accuracy and Precision
  • Analytical Thinking Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Curiosity
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Developing Theories
  • Diagramming Skills
  • Keen Observation
  • Laboratory Skills
  • Math and Statistical Skills
  • Objectivity
  • Patience and Perseverance
  • Presentation Skills
  • Writing/Research Skills
  • Scientific Approach
  • Solo and Team Work Skills
  • Technological Adeptness
  • Utilization and Application of Formulas

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Related Entry-Level Career Titles

  • Analytical Technician
  • Brewery Laboratory Assistant
  • Chemical Oceanographer
  • Color Development Chemist
  • Crime Lab Analyst
  • Entomologist Assistant
  • Environmental Chemist Assistant
  • Environmental Field Technician
  • Environmental Professional
  • EPA Inspector
  • FDA Inspector
  • Field Test Services Technician
  • Fuel Additives Chemist
  • Materials Test Engineer
  • Medical Technologist
  • Nuclear Equipment Operator
  • Quality Assurance Technologist
  • Research Chemist
  • Research Scientist
  • Research Technician
  • Science Lab Technician
  • Technical Instructor

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Employers of Chemistry Majors

  • Agricultural Processing Companies
  • Airline Industries
  • Cosmetic Companies
  • Engineering Companies
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Environmental Testing Laboratory
  • Forensics Laboratories
  • Government Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Manufacturing Companies
  • Nuclear Power Plants
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Research Laboratories
  • State and Local Police Departments

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Career Planning Links

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Professional Affiliations

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