What can I do with a chemistry major once I graduate?

The chemistry degree is a very versatile tool that opens up a wide range of career opportunities. Most chemists work in the chemical industry where they to develop new chemical materials upon which the modern world relies. Students with chemistry degrees are also in great demand as high school teachers, or can go to graduate school to prepare for a career as a college faculty member. There are a wide variety of opportunities beyond the traditional chemist jobs, however. Students with chemistry degrees can pursue careers in forensics, toxicology, environmental science, patent law, science writing, museum curation, science librarians, and many more.