Oh, The Places You'll Go!

As a subject, the study of chemistry brings together rigorous analytical thinking like few other fields do. Chemistry graduates go on to careers in academia, industry, research, medicine, and/or post-graduate studies. The University of Connecticut and the American Chemical Society offer many resources for career exploration and development.

American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society offers "College to Career: Getting a Job in Chemistry." Find a list of possible chemistry careers, chemist profiles, and the "next steps" for students pursuing a career in Chemistry.

UConn Center for Career Development

Visit the UConn Center for Career Development (CCD) for career assistance. CCD staff assist with resume review, mock interviews, and the career discovery and search process. The CCD also hosts career-related events such as networking opportunities, seminars, alumni panels, and career fairs.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Career Resources

Alumni Career Series

In partnership with the Center for Career Development, CLAS presents a semester-long series of career panels and networking events. Each event focuses on a particular subject area and features a panel of young alumni and seasoned professionals who share their experiences with traditional and nontraditional career paths in their major.

CLAS Career Advisor Program

The CLAS Career Advisor Program, targeted at CLAS sophomores and juniors, is a 1:1 mentoring program that matches students with alumni to create career connections, share expertise, and aid in the transition from college to graduate school or the professional world.

Major to Career: A Guide for CLAS Students

CLAS has developed a Major to Career Guide that includes career advice from UConn CLAS alumni, a list of the top skills most valued by employers, and examples of what UConn CLAS alumni are doing in their field of work.

Career Opportunities

Search aftercollege for job and internship listings within the field of Chemistry.