Explaining the benefits of a chemistry career

Presentations and resources to help you support young people

The Royal Society of Chemistry produces activities and resources to help you promote chemistry careers and qualifications to school and college students.

Our downloadable resources will be useful to you and any visitors you invite to deliver careers information, advice and guidance.

Where chemistry could lead you

Engaging presentation covering what chemists do, what they earn and where they work

If you would like advice on how to adapt your presentation please contact your local Education Coordinator

Careers information booklets

Guides to studying chemistry at school and options after school


Where chemistry can lead you quiz

A questionnaire that shows the many careers paths from chemistry

Surprising careers

Two activities which demonstrate how useful science is for different careers

Careers guidance

We support chemistry STEM Ambassadors (UK) who can come and talk to your students about careers in chemistry. These can also be accessed in Republic of Ireland through SmartFutures.

Support for school visitors

Guides for employees and employers working with schools

Other resources that help support careers in STEM:

Inspiring career profiles of people working in chemistry try 175 Faces of Chemistry.







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Linking curriculum to careers

Resources that link chemistry learning at school to future career paths

Also from the RSC

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Browse our resources designed to support your teaching of chemistry to primary, secondary and higher education students. Including our collections on analytical and practical chemistry

Education in Chemistry magazine in print and digital

Education in Chemistry

Our magazine created for chemistry teachers is full of material to support and inspire you. Published online and in print by the Royal Society of Chemistry, we deliver a teacher-tailored experience, including science articles, teaching ideas, and downloadable resources

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Teach Chemistry

Discover support designed to help you and your colleagues deliver high-quality, engaging chemistry lessons within a supportive science department. Get access to exclusive benefits for your school or institution, including activities and ideas linked to eight themes of effective practice. All devised to build confidence in your classroom and department