Careers

Here are some helpful resources for you to help you explore the many different career options in the molecular sciences:

 

Health Careers Advisement Office

King Hall D Wing, Room 1044 (within the NSS Advisement Center)  Phone: 323-343-5284
E-Mail: healthcareers@calstatela.edu

http://www.calstatela.edu/healthcareers

 

American Chemical Society

https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/careers.html

 

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

https://www.asbmb.org/careers/

 

Chemical & Engineering News job ads (JFK Library subscribes)

https://chemistryjobs.acs.org/

 

Science Teaching - if you graduate with a BS in Chemistry or Biochemistry, some additional training is needed to be a science teacher:

1.  Traditional credential program: Single Subject Credential: http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/ccoe/programs/ss/single-subject-teaching-credentials-program-information-sheet

2.  LAUTR residency pathway into teaching http://www.golautr.com/

 

The US Department of Labor has several websites for career exploration and job analysis:

https://www.onetonline.org/

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

https://www.bls.gov/careeroutlook/

https://www.careeronestop.org/toolkit/toolkit.aspx

 

State of California - Occupational guides -  has lots of information including lists of the largest employers in CA

For Chemists:  http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/OccGuides/detail.aspx?Soccode=192031&Geography=0601000000

For Chemical Technicians:  http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/OccGuides/detail.aspx?Soccode=194031&Geography=0601000000

For Biochemists and Biophysicists:  http://www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov/OccGuides/detail.aspx?Soccode=191021&Geography=0601000000

 

A compilation of resources for careers in chemistry and biochemistry

http://guides.library.upenn.edu/chem_employment