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Career Opportunities in Chemistry

Careers in fields such as:
  •  Pharmaceutical/drug development
  • Science education
  • Patent law/Intellectual property
  • Mining and Metallurgy
  • Science journalism
  • Computer and Telecommunications
  • Optics and Photonics
  • Chemical analysis/forensic science
  • Chemical synthesis

 In these areas, the chemistís role could be concerned with quality control of products; management; industrial hygiene;manufacturing; process control; research and development; environmental protection;and technical sales and service. Chemists are also hired by federal, provincial, and municipal government agencies in the areas of education (at all levels); public health;forensic investigation; water and air quality protection; mineral analysis; waste management, development of technical and analytical information; and research and development in the primary sectors of energy,mining, forestry and agriculture).


Many of our students, after completing their chemistry degree, enter professional programs, such as medicine, dentistry, education or journalism.

Career in Chemistry
A B.Sc. degree in Chemistry can lead to employment in diverse industries.
Or it could be the first step to being a scientist in the physical or life sciences.
Or it could open doors to a variety of careers.
Our chemistry students have gone to become:

Careers in Chemistry