Careers in Chemistry

Careers in Chemistry

ACS Career Center: What Chemists Do
The American Chemical Society provides a variety of tools with which to explore the numerous career options available within the world of chemistry.

Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
Leadership organization dedicated to achieving equity and full participation for women in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.

An online community presented by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, where young chemical engineers can read, view, contribute, and engage with everything Chem-E.

A grass-roots organization working to increase the number and career success of women scientists and engineers through innovative programs and strategies.

European Commission: Women in Science Profiles
An interactive video-graphic featuring several successful women in various fields of science, engineering, and mathematics.

European Commission: Science Dream Jobs
A descriptive map of links to science dream jobs that will help women shape the future of science.

Women Chemists Committee of the American Chemical Society
The WCC’s mission is to be leaders in attracting, developing, promoting, and advocating for women in the chemical sciences in order to positively impact society and the profession.

In Chemical Heritage Magazine

Mrs. Chemistry
Jane Marcet demonstrated her mastery of contemporary chemical theory and experiments with the publication of Conversations on Chemistry.

Women’s Business: 17th-Century Female Pharmacists
While researching court documents related to 17th-century apothecaries, Judith S. Woolf found evidence of an unexpected subset of early pharmacists—women.


Reflections on Careers

Learn more about women's contributions to science through CHF's Women in Chemistry oral histories.

Stories from the Field

Listen to career insights and stories of scientific adventures from women in chemistry.