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A Future in Chemistry provides careers information to students to inform and inspire them about the wide range of careers available to people who study chemistry beyond school age. The site provides answers to questions about study and career options, it also contains inspirational content for people looking for ideas about careers in chemistry.

PARENTS AND GUARDIANS

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Information about careers in chemistry

Find out more about the opportunities available to young people studying chemistry

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Supporting and inspiring young people

Resources for parents, carers and guardians supporting young people interested in chemistry

TEACHERS AND CAREERS ADVISERS

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Linking curriculum to careers

Resources that link chemistry learning at school to future career paths

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Explaining the benefits of a chemistry career

Presentations and resources to help you advise young people about careers in chemistry

ENGAGING YOUNG PEOPLE WITH A CAREER IN CHEMISTRY

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    Members

    Find out how you can inspire young people to consider a future in chemistry

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    STEM ambassadors

    Resources and websites to help you engage young people in chemistry

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    Employers

    Information on providing young people with experiences of workplaces

MORE ABOUT CHEMISTRY CAREERS

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What chemical scientists earned in 2019

Salaries have increased in line with inflation, and while the gender pay gap persists, it is at its lowest-ever level

WhatCareer

Quiz (pdf)

An engaging questionnaire that links what you enjoy to chemistry careers