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What can I do with a degree in the chemistry?

The chemistry major prepares you for a wide range of exciting next steps. You might go on to graduate school to further your knowledge of the field, join a research team, enter one of the health professions (medical, dental, or veterinary), or become an educator.

Career Fields

  • Product development
  • Elementary, secondary, or university teaching
  • Forensics
  • Environmental analysis
  • Medical research
  • Biotechnology
  • Quality assurance/control
  • Pharmaceutical research and development
  • Government research
  • Academic research

Where do Clark chemistry majors intern?

Where do Clark chemistry majors attend graduate school?

Where do Clark chemistry alumni work?

  • Cedilla Therapeutics
  • LifeSensors Inc.
  • AbbVie
  • Affinivax
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Beam Therapeutics
  • Novartis and Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Explore Clark's Undergraduate Outcomes

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Finding a Graduate Program

Looking for graduate programs in colleges and universities in North America? Check out the ACS Directory of Graduate Research, which provides information on disciplines, academic departments, faculty and research opportunities, and much more.

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Career and Internship Opportunities

If you major in chemistry, there are numerous career paths to pursue. Clark’s Career Connections Center can help you develop a plan for pursuing your career goals. Also check out ClarkCONNECT, which links you with alumni mentors and employers, and Handshake, Clark’s online job search website.

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Clark funding for undergraduate internships

Interested in pursuing an internship, research, or creative project but wondering how you’ll pay rent? Apply for Clark funding to support your experience during the school year or summer. Visit the Career Connections Center in the Shaich Family Alumni and Student Engagement Center (ASEC Building).


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