Career entry

Career entry in chemistry

... after apprenticeship, degree or doctorate.

This is the name of the brochure published by the GDCh career service in November 2014. The target group are young professionals: those with a degree, apprenticeship or doctorate in the field of chemistry. Information and tips about starting a career are divided into five subject areas - the world of work, starting a career, money, law, future. The foreword was written by Dr. Thomas Geelhaar, President of the GDCh.

The working world chapter deals with industries and fields of activity for chemistry graduates and the question of whether a doctorate is necessary for chemists or not. In addition, work in the public service and in medium-sized companies is highlighted. Finally, there is information on the career path as a professor: in.

The career entry chapter deals with the application, the first 100 days in the new job and the question of which insurance a: e young professional: needs and which not.

The chapter on money deals with starting salaries for chemistry graduates as well as scholarships and research grants for young scientists. Some tips on private money are also given here.

The employment contract and the job reference are the topics that are dealt with under the heading of law.

The future chapter deals with possible further and advanced training for those who have successfully mastered their first professional step. Sensible old-age provision is also addressed here.

You can get the pdf of the brochure (2.5 MB) by clicking on the title picture.

The brochure (88 pages) is distributed free of charge at GDCh events for students, graduates and young professionals. JCF regional sections or other organizers who organize corresponding events can order printed copies from the GDCh career service. Vocational or chemistry schools that train CTAs or chemical laboratory technicians can also request the brochure from us. Please send us an email to karriere@gdch.de stating the desired number and the occasion for which the brochure is to be issued.

Individual copies of the brochure will not be sent. However, it can be downloaded for free. The complete document is available here in PDF format (2.5 MB).

Contact: German Chemical Society eV
Career service and job market
P.O. Box 90 04 40
60444 Frankfurt am Main
Tel .: +49 69 7917-665 or -668
karriere@gdch.de

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