Chemical scientists are developing solutions to society’s biggest challenges. You could help develop a life-saving vaccine. Or invent a new way to cut air pollution. Or create a new type of biodegradable plastic. A qualification in chemistry opens doors to a wide range of careers.
Want to see what a career in chemistry has to offer you and what steps you need to take to get there? Produced with National Careers Week, You’re a Catalyst booklet will help you discover your future in chemistry.
Real-life stories from real-life chemical scientists. Find out what jobs in chemistry can involve and the qualifications that will get you there.
You could be developing solutions to society’s biggest challenges. Discover what you can do with a chemistry qualification.
Studying chemistry gives you skills that a wide range of sectors are looking for. Here are just a few examples.
A guide to chemical scientists’ salaries, based on real-life evidence. Plus find out how to learn more.
There’s nothing like hands-on experience. Here’s how to find it, with a list of organisations you can contact.
You’ve got a chemistry A-level or equivalent but will it help you study medicine, dentistry or pharmacy – or become a vet?
There are so many areas of human and animal health – developing medicines, cutting air pollution, working in antibiotic resistance, progressing medical devices and prosthetics – in which chemistry plays a vital role, prolonging and improving life.
Chemical scientists with their eye on the bigger picture: meet those who work to relieve the increasing pressures on the world’s resources.
A collection of short videos showcasing chemical science careers that challenge current thinking.
Chemical scientists sparking change: video profiles from industry, research, business and education.
Video snapshots of real-life chemists who are using their skills to help improve how industry runs.