​Chemistry Career and Employment Links

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  • Science Jobs - A science job search engine in all areas of science including, but not limited to: biochemistry, biotechnology, bioinformatics, biophysics, botany, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, environmental science, genetics, medicine, microbiology, and zoology.
  • Polymer Science - Review jobs, post your resume, or examine graduate programs.
  • ChemJobs - A searchable database of jobs by industry, specialty, and/or location.
  • American Chemical Society - Home Page - This extensive site includes Chemjobs, a databank of employment opportunities. Your ACS member number is required for access. Articles are available on internet job searching, salaries, networking, and adjusting work working in for business after graduation.
  • Chemistry & Industry - Provides a searchable database of employment opportunities in Chemistry. Be sure to check out the Job Guide link on their Job Database page. It takes you to 1) Sources of advice, and other lists of career resources; 2) Sources for current job openings (an excellent compilation of domestic and international employment resources on the internet), and 3) Newsgroups, and other services.
  • NIU Chemistry & BioChemistry links - Offers examples of occupations and employers, as well as a list of links to sites offering openings
  • IPharmacyWeek - A site dedicated to helping people find jobs in the pharmaceutical field. The "Pharmacists' Employment Resource".
  • Medzilla: Covers biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medicine and other related fields. You'll find a free resume posting service, listings of employment opportunities, articles, and on-line books. Do a key word search for jobs!
  • Federal job openings for Chemists - From the Office of Personnel Management web site.


NOTE: Be sure to check out the "Big Board" sites on the web that list opportunities in a wide array of occupations. UWSP's Career Services web site has a page that lists many of the "Big Job Boards". You should also register with Career Services if you have not already done so!

Updated: August 20, 2012