Chemistry and Chemical Biology

The Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology offers education in basic chemistry and modern chemistry-related disciplines. Students in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology can expect nearly all major-related courses to be taught by research-active faculty and industry experts.

Job Titles

Anesthesiologist*Medical Technologist
Chemistry AnalystNutritionist*
Chemistry Teacher*Patent Lawyer*
Dentist*Professor*
Doctor*Research Scientist
Flavor/Fragrance ResearcherTechnical Writer
Food ScientistTechnician
Forensic Scientist*Veterinarian*
Laboratory Technician

Positions that may require additional education, training or licensing are indicated by an (*).

Job qualifications are based not only on degree program, but on skills and experience. Students should seek out as many experiential opportunities in their fields of interest as possible, including co-op and internships.

Employers

This is a limited sample of employers who have posted jobs on NUcareers; please note, that they may not currently have positions posted.
Boston Children’s HospitalNano-C
GenzymeQuintiles
Integrated Resources, Inc.Skin Pathology Laboratory

Industries

This is a sample of the industries that often hire this major:
BiotechnologyHigher Education
Chemical EngineeringLaw
EnergyNon-Profits
Environmental ManagementPetrochemicals
Flavors, Fragrances and CosmeticsPharmaceuticals Publishing
Government: Local, State and FederalScientific and Lab Reseach
Health Care

Internships and Co-ops

These sample titles can be used to research internship opportunities:

  • Chemistry/Material Science Intern
  • DNA Chemistries Intern
  • Medical Technologist Intern
  • Operations Intern
  • Processing Intern
  • Research Assistant

Use NUcareersSimplyHired.comIndeed.com, or other internship sites to search for openings.

For more information, please visit the department’s website.

Students enrolled in the College of Professional Studies may click here for co-op and internship information.

Resources

Websites for Career Exploration

Career Development Videos

Careers in Clean Energy

Careers in Food Justice

Careers in Forensics:  Part 1

Careers in Forensics:  Part 2

Careers in Forensics:  Part 3

Careers in Forensics:  Part 4

Careers in Forensics:  Part 5

Careers in Forensics:  Part 6

Careers in Public Health 1

Careers in Public Health 2

Careers in Public Health 3

Careers in Public Health 4

Careers in Public Health 5

Using Your Science Degree in Business

Websites for Job Search

Campus Organizations & Activities

Professional Associations

Find valuable industry information, job sites, and professional networking opportunities.

 Social Media

Sample industry-specific LinkedIn groups and Twitter handles. Stay on top of industry trends, company information, job listings, and networking opportunities. Review the LinkedIn Guide for tips to build a strong LinkedIn profile and visit the Social Media and LinkedIn pages for more information on how to leverage your social media network.