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Career Information

A chemistry major prepares students for a wide variety of careers.  You can visit the US Census Bureau website for data on where college graduates work (Chemistry is in "Physical sciences").  Many of our graduates stay in Wisconsin; some of their employers are Aldrich, Appvion, Cambridge Major Laboratories, Covance, Gateway Technical College, Kimberly-Clark, Marion University, Neenah Paper, PPD, PPG, Regis Technologies, Schreiber Foods, UW Eau Claire, Virent.  Check out our Alumni News page to see more specifically what our graduates are doing.

links to Information about Jobs:

American Chemical Society Career Services

national report on 2014 chemistry graduates' salaries & employment

UWO Career Services

MentorNet: an online mentoring program that matches students with science or engineering professionals

Journal of Young Investigators' Science Career Center

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science Careers

Information about Graduate Schools:

ACS Planning for Graduate Work in Chemistry

ACS Directory of Graduate Research

U.S. News & World Report Graduate Schools site

Professional Science Master's Degree (non-research)

Other post-graduate opportunities:

Peace Corps

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