Job profiles in chemistry

Diversity of job profiles in chemistry

As a chemist, do you only work in the laboratory? Far from it - the areas of application for chemists are as diverse as chemistry itself.

From A for analytics or application technology to Marketing, production, product management, process engineering and sales, a degree in chemistry offers a wide variety of fields of activity. On these pages you will find information on various job profiles in chemistry.

The content is updated and supplemented at regular intervals. It's worth coming back!

Please also note the information on the job profile of a food chemist.

“Variety of chemical careers” – poster series & career interviews

Career interviews
In the interviews, chemists who are enthusiastic about chemistry and their profession talk about how they started their careers, what activities make up their profession and what excites them about it.

To the interviews

Poster series
The poster series is intended to make students, doctoral students, graduates and schoolchildren aware of the diversity of chemical careers.
The posters can be ordered free of charge by schools and universities, employment agencies and career information centers or other institutions as well as JCF regional sections .

To the poster series

Publications of the career service

The career service regularly publishes new brochures on the subject of "Career in Chemistry". Information on the brochures can be found here.

Would you like to present your job description?

Write to us! We look forward to new contributions that help to make the different professional fields in chemistry known. If you are interested, please send an email with a few details about yourself and your field of activity to

Further job profiles:

GDCh career calendar
Experience job profiles on site!

Dates and information here

Karriere, Beruf & Stellenmarkt

Flyer für Studierende

"Something to do with chemistry?"

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GDCh Career Service
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60486 Frankfurt a. M.
Tel.: +49 69 7917-665 or -668

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