Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Our students earn critical thinking, teamwork, and communication skills - traits that are highly desired by employers. Chemistry graduates go on to careers in academia, industry, research, medicine, and/or postgraduate studies.
Center for Career Development
UConn's Center for Career Development partners with the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to prepare students for success in today’s workforce. The Center offers:
- One-on-one coaching sessions for help with résumés, interviewing, jobs and internships, graduate school applications, and more.
- Online tools for connecting with alumni mentors as well as companies looking to recruit UConn students.
- In-person and virtual events that help students explore their career options and prepare for professional success.
More UConn Resources
Handshake Job Site
Handshake is a web-based recruiting system which allows the Center for Career Development to manage many of the recruiting-related activities we offer to students. Students who would like to participate in on-campus interviews and/or view electronic job postings MUST register in Handshake and utilize the system to view job openings, apply for positions, and sign up for interviews.
Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental Advising Office
The University of Connecticut's Pre-Medical and Pre-Dental Advising Office provides resources and advising to UConn students and alumni interested in pursuing careers in the health professions.
HuskyCT Undergraduate Resource Site
Curated by the Chemistry Department's Undergraduate Academic Advisor, the HuskyCT Undergraduate Resource Site compiles listings of job postings, career development opportunities, scholarships, and more!
If you are a Chemistry undergraduate student and would like access through HuskyCT, please contact the Chemistry Department Main Office at email@example.com.
Getting involved allows you to gain professional experiences and make professional connections with future colleagues. From Chem Club to graduate fraternal organizations to community outreach activities, learn more about ways to get involved and to strengthen your skill set.
American Chemical Society Professional Organization
The American Chemical Society is the leading non-profit scientific organization for chemistry professionals. With more than 155,000 members in 150 countries, ACS offers career resources, professional networking opportunities, and publications that share the latest groundbreaking scientific research.