Parents and guardians

Information for parents or guardians to support you when talking to young adults about a future in chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry offers a range of resources to help you promote chemistry careers and qualifications to young adults in your care.

Use this website with young adults to help them explore the wide range of careers and qualifications in chemistry that are available to them.

Download activities and booklets to support your conversations with young individuals about the different study and career options available in chemistry leading to a rewarding career that could make the difference to global problems.




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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