Department of Chemistry

Career  and Internship Tools

The Student Professional Development Center (SPDC) provides guidance and support to students as they pursue successful careers and post-graduate work in chemistry.  The SPDC assists with career exploration, job/internship searching, interview preparation, the graduate school process and much more.  To schedule an appointment, call 336-278-6538 or stop by Moseley 140.

Your Career Advisor:

  Sara Shechter, Assistant Director of Career Services for Arts & Sciences

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Check out career highlights from the class of 2014

Need some guidance putting your resume together?

Seeking a job, internship, or co-op?

Networking for Chemistry majors

Networking is the best way to develop relationships and gain information that will be helpful in your job search, and it is the most effective job search method. Studies show that 70% to 80% of jobs are found through some form of networking. So where do you begin?

Thinking about graduate or professional school?

If you are interested in pursuing graduate school options the best starting point might be a conversation with your academic advisor or other faculty in your department.  The Student Professional Development Center offers guidance through the application process, including feedback and advice on personal statements, CVs, interview preparation and more.  Call 336-278-6538 or stop in Moseley 140 to schedule an appointment with René Jackson, Career Advisor for Graduat School Programs.

What can I do with a Chemistry degree?

Where are they now?

Check out the incredible jobs/internships obtained and graduate schools attended by recent Chemistry department graduates! View a text version.

Map key:

  • The blue markers indicate the location of Elon chemistry majors who have attained jobs.
  • The yellow markers indicate the locations where chemistry majors have completed internships.
  • The red markers indicate the schools where chemistry majors are pursuing graduate studies.

Elon University Career Services Outcomes Map 2011-2013