Careers for Chemistry graduates

A chemistry qualification opens the door to a wide range of careers options, both in and out of the lab.  There are endless interesting and rewarding science-based jobs available – these can be in research, outdoors or in other industries you might not have thought of.  Please visit the Royal Society of Chemistry website for details. 

Find out more about the huge range of jobs in chemistry by exploring the job profiles on the Royal Society of Chemistry website (eg Cancer Researcher,  Flavourist & Innovation Director, Chief Chemist, Sustainability Manager, Fragrance Chemist, Household Goods Senior Scientist, Analytical Scientist, and many more).

Swansea Employability Academy

SEA logo‌The Swansea Employability Academy (SEA) was created to give all students easy access to a comprehensive employability programme. Working closely with the Careers Service, SEA is committed to improve all elements of student employability, from timetabled careers sessions and fairs, delivery of the SEA award, the WOW and SPIN placement programmes through to events like the dedicated employability week activity, ongoing scheduled employer events, talks and seminar sessions. Whenever you see this logo across campus you know an employability event, workshop or employer talk is taking place which you can attend.

The University’s Careers Service offers invaluable advice, information, work experience, employability skills award, careers events, and more.  Visit their website for information: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/careers/

WOW

"Definitely do it. It’s easy to apply and you may gain some invaluable skills and experience. You have nothing to lose but a lot to gain.” L Vaughan, 2nd year student, WOW placement 2015.

SPIN

“I learnt more about teamwork and data collection in the real world… I would advise new students to apply.” M Langley, 2nd year student, SPIN placement 2015.               

Santander

"Santander Universities SME Internship Programme is an amazing scheme. Having Santander add their weight to supporting graduates to get real world experience is adding real benefits to students at Swansea University." Adam Curtis, CEO at Hoowla & Co-Founder of TechHub, a Swansea SME.

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To find out more about the Employability support on offer here at Swansea University, please the SEA academy website for information: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/employability-academy/