Careers in Chemistry

What can I do with this major?

Sample job titles of CSB/SJU Chemistry alums:

Chemical Purchasing Research Specialist Chemical Specialist Sales Representative
Biochemist Teacher Laboratory Manager Clinical Chemist
Physician Professor Product Development Chemist Veterinarian
Engineering Manager Judge Organic Chemist Technical Coordinator
Actuary Manager Opthalmologist Radiologist Research Chemist
Dentist Pharmacist Engineer Programmer-Computer

Student Spotlights:

  • Carla Saunders '14 (Chemistry), Undergraduate Research, MN
  • Hieu Van '16 (Biochemistry), Cancer Research Summer Fellow, University of CO Cancer Center

Alum Spotlights:

  • Felicia Burns '13 (Chemistry & French), Ph.D program – Organic Chemistry, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • Ellen Dean '14 (Chemistry), 3M, Saint Paul, MN
  • Brian Hansen '06 (Biochemistry), Internal Medicine Physician, HealthEast, St. Paul, MN
  • Emma Johnson '16 (Chemistry), Chemistry Teacher, West Contra Costa Unified School District, Richmond, CA
  • Matt Lerick '16 (Chemistry), Public Health Associate, Centers for Disease Control, Chicago, IL
  • Kimberly (Switlick) Prose '99 (Chemistry), Public Health and International Development Specialist, Deloitte Consulting

To explore more of what CSB/SJU alums are doing with this major, visit the XPD Resource Centers and check out the Alum Career Network database. 

Links for Chemistry majors:

Jobs/Undergraduate Research

Visit the CSB/SJU XPD Resource Centers for further information about major selection and career exploration. Career coaches and student career assistants are available to assist you as you research personal interests, values, and skills.

CSB Resource Center
Academic Service Bldg, CSB
[email protected]
320.363.5557

SJU Resource Center
Mary Hall 25, SJU
[email protected]
320.363.3383