Careers and Employability Service

What can I do with my degree in Chemistry?

Find a job


Employers of chemistry graduates

A range of employers recruit graduates for chemistry related jobs including:

    • Universities and clinical research organisations;
    • Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies;
    • Private hospitals and NHS trusts;
    • National and global health and environmental charities;
    • Scientific and technical consultancies;
    • Schools and colleges;
    • Museums, science centres and broadcast companies.
    • Research institutions
    • Utilities
    • Manufacturing 
    • Charities
    • Police/Military
    • Forensic Labs

A Sample of employers that fall into the above categories


Additional resources to help you find a job

Research Funding Opportunities


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Last Updated: 10/09/2019