Career Outcomes for Chemistry Graduate Students

  • Kaitlynn Young at H&W Global

    “I WAS ABLE TO INTERN and gain experience in an industrial setting before graduation. I was promoted from an intern to a full-time employee shortly after graduating.”

    Kaitlynn Young is a process chemist for H&W Global in Blairsville, Pennsylvania.

    Position yourself to make scientific breakthroughs 

    Today’s job market demands that you display skills that go beyond scientific or technical expectations. Your grasp of the critical relationship between science and management personnel makes you a key player. Your ability to steer a project to completion means you have moved beyond the role of bench chemist. You are now willing and able to assume the responsibilities of leadership.


    With a PSM in Applied and Industrial Chemistry, you will be prepared for a wide range of jobs in many settings:

    • Environmental science
    • Pharmaceutical  industry management
    • Natural science managers
    • Watershed, land use, and ecosystems
    • Toxicology and risk assessment
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Industrial biotechnology
    • Bioinformatics
    • Computational chemistry
    • Project management
    • Business development for chemical industries
    • Technology transfer
    • Product marketing
    • Clinical and regulatory affairs
    • Clinical research analyst
    • Director for drug safety operations