A liberal arts education prepares you for the challenges of a changing and unpredictable world, equipping you with the skills to communicate, debate, solve problems and think critically. Here's a sampling of careers paths for chemistry majors.

First Jobs

  • Chemistry teacher, Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, Ohio
  • Laboratory technician, Lubrizol Corporation, Wickliffe, Ohio
  • Operations analyst, JPMorgan Chase, Columbus, Ohio
  • Emergency department coordinator, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston
  • Medical scribe, ScribeAmerica


  • 3D printing technician, Ample Inc.
  • Professor, Department of Surgery, University Nebraska Medical Center
  • Scientific review administrator, National Institute of Health
  • Partner, Ballard Spahr LLP
  • Corporate scientist, Dow Chemical
  • Chief medical physicist, Alta Bates Comp Cancer Center
  • Professor of drama, Kenyon College
  • Director of continuous improvement, McDonald's Corporation
  • Cardiothoracic surgeon, Chattanooga, Tennessee