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Skills, knowledge needed for this field:

  • Possess attention for accurate detail; ability to distinguish minute differences between objects or behaviors
  • Continuous growth in knowledge of the information and techniques needed in the chemical/biochemical/medical fields
  • Ability to identify complex problems, critically analyze alternative actions, and implement the best solution
  • Provide personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers or patients

Develop your resume:

  • Join Beta Beta Beta and Kappa Delta Pi
  • Become active in the American Chemical Society
  • Shadow a professional in your desired field
  • Obtain necessary licensures, certifications, and specialized training
  • Participate in research programs and projects
Anesthesiologist Pathologist
Astrophysicist Perfumer
Biochemist Pharmacist
Cardiologist Pharmacologist
Chemical Engineer Physician
Chemist Physicist
Criminologist Professor
Environmental Chemist Researcher
Food and Drug Inspector Soil Scientist
Forensic Scientist Technical Sales Representative
Hydrographer Technical Writer
Patent Lawyer  
Air Force Research Laboratory Mississippi Crime Lab
Armstrong Qualis Corporation
Cytec Stennis Space Center
Dow Chemical The Coca-Cola Company
Eli Lilly & Co UCB Chemical
Estron Chemical Vicksburg Chemical Company
Lockheed Martin Pfizer

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