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What Can I Do With This Major?

Careers in Chemistry

Sample Job Titles (some of the following titles may require additional education)

  • Chemical Plant and System Operator
  • Chemical Technician 
  • Chemical Equipment Operator
  • Nuclear Monitoring Technician
  • Materials Scientist
  • Secondary Education, Chemistry
  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Water Resource Specialist
  • Food Science
  • Gas Plant Operator
  • Analyst

Alumni who graduated in the past 1 to 5 years have obtained employment as:

  • Biotech Production Specialist II, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Analytical Chemist, GSK
  • Analyst, EnviroTest Laboratories Inc
  • Analytical Chemistry, Research & Development, PDI
  • Health Educator, Breathe DC

Alumni who graduated in the past 6 to 10 years have obtained employment as:

  • Chemistry Teacher, Greece Central School District
  • Analytical Chemist, Revlon Health Care Group
  • Data Analyst Clinical Chemistry Research and Development, IDEXX Laboratories
  • LabChemist, SonarProducts, Inc.
  • Research and Development Scientist, Cosmo International Fragrance
  • Medical Writer, Novum Pharmaceutical Research Services

Alumni who graduated over 10 years ago have obtained employment as:

  • Adjunct Chemistry Lab Instructor, Vassar College
  • Chemistry and Biology Teacher, Poughkeepsie City School District
  • Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Mahopac Central School District
  • Director Natural Products R&D, Kerry
  • Attending Neurosurgeon, Neuroaxis Neurosurgical Associates
  • AssociateDirector,ClinicalCompliance,RegeneronPharmaceuticals

...in addition, alumni have completed the following graduate programs:

  • LIU Brooklyn, B.S., Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine, Physician
  • Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, Doctor of Pharmacy, Pharmacy
  • Stony Brook University, Ph.D., Chemistry
  • University of Warwick, Ph.D., Chemical Biology
  • Penn State University, Ph.D., Chemistry
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D.
  • University of New England, Master of Public Health (MPH)