Career Questions tagged Chemistry

Is there still a lot of sexism in STEM fields?

I was wondering because I'm female and I want to major in chemistry so I want to be prepared. Female opinions only please:) #stem #chemistry...

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Active Nov 01 at 03:58 PM

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Posted by Skylar W.’s Avatar Skylar W.
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Hallie Golay | Graduate Programs Assistant Hi Skylar-- I will echo Jennifer's comment as it applies to ...

Does biomedical engineering involve more chemistry or biology

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Active Oct 28 at 11:20 PM

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Posted by Elijah G.’s Avatar Elijah G.
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Nicholas Petrini | Student at Stony Brook University Like I'd assume most departments, gen chem and gen bio should ...

Do you guys think food science would blow up?

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Active Oct 17 at 01:40 PM

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Posted by Kertiandra G.’s Avatar Kertiandra G.
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Lillian Wang, LMSW | Career Counselor in Higher Education Our university uses a website called ONET to predict job growth ...

What kind of jobs can you get with an undergrad degree in Chemistry

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Luz Gutierrez’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Oct 11 at 05:38 PM

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Posted by Elizabeth G.’s Avatar Elizabeth G.
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Luz Gutierrez | Analyst You can try different fields like education, Manufacturing process in different industries, Laboratory ...

How can I combine chemistry and linguistics?

I am double-majoring in chemistry and linguistics. Both seem equally fascinating to me, and I would not want to give up one. I am wondering though, what jobs could I pursue with that combination? #chemistry #college #doublemajor #linguistics #stem #...

#research

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Active Nov 14 at 11:53 AM

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Posted by Tomiris K.’s Avatar Tomiris K.
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Dhairya Dalal | NLP and Machine Learning @ Talla Interesting combination. Irrespective of job opportunities, you definitely pursue both majors. ...

Are careers in chemistry always interesting?

#chemistry I really enjoy learning chemistry, but I'm afraid it will get...

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Active Oct 02 at 12:55 PM

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Posted by Mattie L.’s Avatar Mattie L.
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Anjali Bhattarai | Graduate Teaching Assistant Hey Mattie Chemistry is always going to be interesting at present ...

What advice do you have for an upcoming chemist/ chemistry teacher?

i want to know if this is a field many go into, and what the benefits and the disadvantages are in either of these positions. #chemistry #teacher #education...

#research

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Active Sep 27 at 10:43 AM

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Posted by Amberly S.’s Avatar Amberly S.
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Tamasyn Clare | "Whether it’s her first time or her tenth, ... As a teacher myself I can honestly say that maths and ...

What is the day-to-day of being a scientific researcher?

What does a physics or chemistry researcher to every day? Is it more experiments or number crunching? #physics #chemistry #research...

#science

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Active Sep 02 at 01:01 AM

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Posted by Claire K.’s Avatar Claire K.
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Aaron Embry | Associate Scientist at Eurofins Lancaster Labs Hi Claire,Science is a field that comes with it's fair share ...

Doubling up on science classes?

Hello, I am an upcoming freshmen and I am making my schedule. There is a Honor's Organic Chemistry course that is only offered the first term at my school and I would benefit from taking it. I am already signed up to take a biology course for my first term, would it be wise to double up on...

#scheduling #biology #chemistry #freshmen

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Active Aug 22 at 03:32 AM

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How is Grad School for Chemistry majors?

and what are good tips to help you get into a good grad school? #chemistry...

#graduate-school

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Active Aug 21 at 06:55 PM

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Posted by Mai E.’s Avatar Mai E.

What should my major be as an undergrad if I want to attend medical school?

What major would be best to have as an undergraduate if I later want to attend medical school? Would it be something like biology, chemistry, or biochemistry? Or include something like psychology or sociology? Double majors and dual-degrees would be an option, but what do med school...

#majors #biology #psychology #university #college-majors #college #med-school #medicine #premed #chemistry

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Vania Benavides’s Avatar
Active Aug 22 at 01:56 PM

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Posted by Mariya T.’s Avatar Mariya T.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Your major for permed should reflect your interest areas and how ...

Organic Chemistry? What should I expect?

Hello, my name is Bradley, I am a Junior in College, and I figured I would reach out to see what advice I may be able to obtain in regards to taking Organic Chemistry 1. Any suggestions or advice?? #chemistry #organicchemistry...

#ochem

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Active Aug 19 at 01:41 AM

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Posted by Bradley S.’s Avatar Bradley S.

What colleges have good Chemistry programs and how could I get more scholarships for them?

Naturally, I have my two big choices of where to go to school. I have a 30 on the ACT and I want to know what else could work for me at cheaper options than the two I'm considering. #college #scholarships...

#chemistry

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Active Aug 17 at 03:50 AM

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Posted by Rachel P.’s Avatar Rachel P.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential It really does not matter where you go to college, many ...

What kind of jobs are available to someone with a degree in Chemistry?

I know there are many opportunities, but I want to be sure that they are specifically in my skill range and I want to know what's out there. #student #skills...

#chemistry

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Active Aug 15 at 02:51 PM

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Posted by Rachel P.’s Avatar Rachel P.

How hard is it to be Pharmacist?

I am attending college in less than a month and I'm majoring in Pharmacy. Is it hard? Is there any advice for me inorder for me to succeed. #chemistry #pharmacy #pharmacist #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals...

#experience

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Allison Hollins’s Avatar Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar
Active Aug 14 at 01:18 AM

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Posted by Steven A.’s Avatar Steven A.
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Allison Hollins | Experienced Pharmacy Manager/Outpatient/Customer Service Specialist/Immunizer Hi Steven,Pharmacy is a great field. It pays well, gives you ...

Do you recommend work study programs?

I am not yet attending college, but several people have already recommended work study to me as a generally useful tool. What would you recommend for a prospective chemistry major? #work...

#chemistry

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DeCosmon Shorter’s Avatar Timothy Leone’s Avatar Raj Khurana’s Avatar
Active Oct 24 at 04:48 PM

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Posted by Abigail S.’s Avatar Abigail S.
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DeCosmon Shorter | Data Science Intern HI Abigail,I hope you are having an amazing day.  I do ...

Is chemical engineering a good major?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college...

#engineering #chemistry #college-major #chemical-engineering

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Active Jul 27 at 10:50 AM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM | Supply Chain Director Yes it certainly is. I have had a long career as ...

Is chemistry a good major?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college...

#science #chemistry #college-major #chemist

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jun 20 at 07:08 PM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential It really depends on you and how this broad area fits ...

Best colleges for science majors?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college...

#biology #science #choosing-a-college #science-major #medicine #chemistry #physics

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Anne Harvey’s Avatar
Active Jun 21 at 02:10 PM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential It does not really matter where you go to school. The ...

What colleges offer forensic science as a major?

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#biology #forensics #forensic-science #college-major #chemistry

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Active Jun 19 at 03:02 AM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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JoLynda Lawecki | Director of Museum Operations & Volunteer Service i know that the University of Buffalo (UB) in NY offers ...

What are some commonly chosen minors to go with a chemistry major?

Hello, I am an incoming freshman for the fall semester of 2018 and well, this is stressful time. I am trying to figure out what I want to do and how to go about it and all that fun jazz. I really enjoy studying chemistry and so I am probably going to be majoring in it. I would really like some...

#career #chemistry #minors #freshmanincollege

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jun 14 at 06:58 PM

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Posted by Jeffy J.’s Avatar Jeffy J.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Choosing a major and a minor is very important and can ...

Is it necessary to minor in chemistry if I am interested in the criminal forensic laboratory field?

Hello, I am a current student at Xavier University located in Cincinnati, Ohio (Go Muskies!). I am double major in criminal justice and psychology and will hope to complete Xavier University with a bachelor degree in science. With my immense passion for justice, I want to take my bachelor...

#studentloan #1kscholarship #criminal #psychology #science #lowincome #musketeer #criminaljustice #fafsa #xavieru #jesuitcollege #xavieruniveristy #lab #financialaid #laboratory #chemistry #scholarship

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Active Jun 11 at 08:30 AM

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Posted by Jeremy B.’s Avatar Jeremy B.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in becoming involved in criminal forensics. It ...

What are the most important factors to consider when applying to grad school?

I would like to go to graduate school for either biology or chemistry (I have not decided yet), but I don't know what my focus should be for my applications over the next few years. I know every school will weight certain aspects differently, but overall should I be more concerned about GRE...

#school #graduate-school #college #biology #chemistry

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Active May 30 at 03:00 PM

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Posted by Mailei Z.’s Avatar Mailei Z.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing is to have a definite plan and ...

How can you build experience for chemistry/biology lab-based careers?

I am interested in doing research or working in a lab as a career, but I have no clue how I should go about gaining experience for positions outside of what I'm learning in college. I currently do undergraduate research but it oftentimes does not feel like enough! Many lab jobs seem highly...

#career-counseling #biology #chemistry #entry-level #career-choice

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active May 28 at 01:25 PM

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Posted by Mailei Z.’s Avatar Mailei Z.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Getting to know yourself and how your personality traits relate to ...

Is the forensic science department very competitive?

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Active Jul 27 at 12:04 PM

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Posted by Angelina W.’s Avatar Angelina W.
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Jordan Graves | Digital Forensic Examiner at Aurora PD, Forensic Examiner ... Anecdotally speaking, I can say forensics is very competitive right now, ...

What is the best way to study for Biochemistry?

I am a plant and soil major having to take biochem. The past 2 years I have been at a juco and now am transferring to a university. Any study techniques, material or ways to prepare for it are helpful! #science #agriculture #biochemistry #biology...

#chemistry

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Active Jul 30 at 03:03 AM

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What would be a good school for forensics?

I'm interested in going to college for forensics. #criminal-justice #forensics #forensic-science #science #biology...

#chemistry

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Active Nov 02 at 11:45 PM

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Posted by Kaitlyn D.’s Avatar Kaitlyn D.
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Stephanie Goldman | Forensic Analyst at Strand Analytical Laboratories, LLC When I was looking at schools, I looked at Michigan State, ...

What of my interests would be worth making minors/majors on my planned degree in environmental engineering?

I plan to get a degree in environmental engineering, but I also love biology, chemistry, biochemistry, and non-science-related Spanish. Would it be too difficult, expensive, or otherwise to add any of those as a second major and/or have the remaining be minors? Especially in the case of...

#biology #minors #degree #biochemistry #major #college-major #majors-and-minors #college-majors #career-path #degrees #chemistry #career-path-planning

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Active Jun 04 at 12:49 AM

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Posted by Abigail C.’s Avatar Abigail C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Congratulations on being interested in finding the right career to follow ...

What are the top colleges for a chemical engineering degree?

I've always wanted to go to Western, but they don't have my major. I've looked into other schools, and I was wondering if it was common knowledge what schools have the best chem. eng. degrees? #chemical-engineering #engineering #chemistry #science #college-major...

#college-advice

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Active Nov 20 at 04:22 AM

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Posted by Katherine H.’s Avatar Katherine H.
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Katie Burell | North American Quality Management Director at ASR Group There are several different lists published year ranking various degrees. I've ...

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