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Careers in Chemistry

Current Issues & Trends


Professional association and organizational websites are excellent resources for locating current information about a particular career field or industry. There are professional and trade organizations for almost every industry or career.

To find info about...

  • Current issues in the field, look for links such as: News, Newsletters, Topics, Publications, Meeting Notes, Press Releases, etc.
  • Careers, look for: Jobs, Advancement, Education, Professional Development, etc.

Find Professional Organizations

Use the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) to find professional organizations.

Here's how:

  1. Search the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) - [opens a new window] for an occupation.
  2. Once you've selected an essay for viewing, look at the tabs across the top and click the More Info tab.


Go to the Chemists and Materials Scientists - [opens a new window] OOH guide, and click the More Info tab. 

OOH - More Info Tab







OOH - Contacts for More Information