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The information found here is to just get you thinking of all the possibilities you have with a degree in chemistry. These companies (and many others) hire individuals with chemistry degrees.

Career Resource Categories Potential Employers


Don’t forget to consider hospitals/medical centers, colleges/universities, and things you use every day (from the shampoo you use to the shoes on your feet, Starbucks to Michellin. EVERYTHING involves chemistry.).

3M -

is a fundamentally a science-based company. We produce thousands of imaginative products, and we’re a leader in scores of markets – from health care and highway safety to office products and abrasives and adhesives.

Abbott Laboratories -

a global, broad-based health care company devoted to discovering new medicines, new technologies and new ways to manage health. Our products span the continuum of care, from nutritional products and laboratory diagnostics through medical devices and

Accelrys -

Through expertise in scientific information management, microscale, parallel experimentation, and contract research,

Accenture -

a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies,

Accutest Laboratories -

offers a broad range of analytical services and reporting methods to our clients with a proven commitment to customer service, quality, and accuracy.

ACON Laboratories -

ACON Laboratories leads the way in making point of care medical diagnostics more affordable to people all around the world. We provide rapid diagnostic and healthcare products based on a philosophy of high quality, low price, and superior flexibility

ADial Pharmaceuticals -

ADial is a leading developer of prescription medications for treatment of addiction and related disorders.

Adolor Corporation -

a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel prescription pain management products.

Advancing Green Chemistry -

mission is to promote the development and wide adoption of ‘Green Chemistry’, which focuses on the design and production of materials and products that are inherently benign, where toxicity is deliberately reduced or eliminated.

Affymetrix -

is a provider of scalable, innovative genomic analysis tools and reagents for discovery, exploration, validation, and genetic testing.

Afton Scientific -

Afton Scientific operates a state-of-the-art cGMP manufacturing facility in Charlottesville, Virginia that offers Grade A/Class 100 processing fully compliant with FDA and EMEA regulations

Agilent -

works in close collaboration with engineers, scientists, and researchers around the globe to meet the communications, electronics, life sciences, and chemical analysis challenges of today and tomorrow.

Alcon -

the leader in eye care, this mission means that we strive to make significant contributions in the fight to prevent and, one day, eliminate blindness.

Altarum Institute -

a nonprofit health systems research and consulting organization serving government and private-sector clients. We provide objective research and tailored consulting services that help our clients understand and solve the complex systems problems

American Type Cell Culture -

a global nonprofit bioresource center and research organization that provides biological products, technical services and educational programs to private industry, government and academic organizations.

AmeriCorps -

offers 75,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups.

Ames Laboratory -
Amgen -

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

AMPAC Fine Chemicals -

a technology-focused custom manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients and registered intermediates.

Analytical Bio-Chemistry Laboratories, Inc. -

Understanding that satisfied clients not only need reliable science, they depend on reliable service, our corporate mission is based upon helping you succeed–by delivering quality data, timely reports and expert solutions to those non-routine problems

Analytical Laboratory Services, Inc. -

is your source for high quality laboratory services in the areas of environmental testing, industrial hygiene, and on-site field services.

ANSYS, Inc. -

ANSYS, Inc. develops, markets and supports engineering simulation software.

Applied Research Associates, Inc. -

ARA is an employee-owned scientific research and engineering company founded in 1979 and dedicated to producing innovative solutions that tackle critical national problems in National Security, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment, and Health Solutions. We are committed to solving our customers’ toughest problems with innovative yet practical and technically sound solutions.

Aragon Pharmaceuticals -

Aragon Pharmaceuticals is a San Diego based biopharmaceutical company focused on developing a pipeline of new anti-endocrine therapies targeting the biology of hormone resistant cancers.

Argene -

As a key partner of public and private medical biological analysis laboratories, the in vitro diagnostics industry provides the reagents and materials required for the analysis of blood, urine, cerebrospinal fluid or any other biological sample. A

Argonne National Laboratory -
Ashland, Inc. -

global specialty chemicals company, provides innovative products, services and solutions to customers around the globe. Ashland has sales and operations in the United States and in more than 100 countries worldwide.

Asterand -

is the leading global supplier of high quality, well characterized human tissue and human tissue-based research services to drug discovery scientists.

AstraZeneca -

One of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, where our business is focused on turning good ideas into innovative, effective medicines that make a real difference in important areas of healthcare.

BASF – The Chemical Company -

the world’s leading chemical company.

Battelle -

is an international science and technology enterprise that explores emerging areas of science, develops and commercializes technology, and manages laboratories for customers.

Bausch &Lomb -

Bausch & Lomb is the eye health company dedicated to perfecting vision and enhancing life. We offer the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of eye health products

Baxter -

develops, manufactures and markets products that save and sustain the lives of people with hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma, and other chronic and acute medical conditions. As a global, diversified healthcare

Bayer Corporation -

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, nutrition and high-tech materials. Our products can be found in nearly all areas of life.

Becker Consulting, Inc. -

is prominently recognized as a unique scientific consulting firm. We bring sophisticated judgment and expertise to the challenge of developing and marketing innovative healthcare products.

Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory -

The Bettis Laboratory is dedicated to the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, a joint Navy-DOE program responsible for the research, design, construction, operation and maintenance of U.S. nuclear-powered warships.

Bioline -

Bioline is an evolving international company, which develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of specialized bio-research reagents that simplify, accelerate and improve life sciences research.  Our mission is to provide customers with a range of products which are fast and easy to use, guaranteed to work and developed by scientists who understand what our customers […]

Biotage -

Biotage offers solutions, knowledge and experience in the areas of analytical chemistry, medicinal chemistry, peptide synthesis, separation and purification. The customers include pharmaceutical and biotech companies, companies within the food industry and leading academic institutes.

Boehringer-Ingelheim -

is a group of companies dedicated to researching, developing, manufacturing and marketing novel products of high therapeutic value for human and veterinary medicine. It is one of the world’s 20 leading pharmaceutical companies.

Boston Consulting Group -

The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy.

Breakthrough Collaborative -

Breakthrough Collaborative is a national non-profit that increases educational opportunity for high-potential, low-income middle school students and inspires outstanding college and high school students to pursue careers in education.

Bristol Myers Squibb -

Bristol Myers Squibb is a global BioPharma company focused on discovery, development, and delivery of innovative medicines.

British Petroleum -

is one of the world’s largest energy companies, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items.

Brookhaven National Laboratory -
Bruker Corporation -

Bruker is a leading analytical instrumentation company.

Cabot Corporation -

Cabot Corporation is a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company

Cadence Inc. -

Cadence is a medical instruments components manufacturer specializing in incisional components and assemblies fro a range of surgical procedures.

Cara Therapeutics -

Cara Therapeutics is a developer of novel therapeutics to treat human diseases associated with pain, inflammation and pruritus.

Cardinal Health -

Cardinal Health is a global manufacturer and distributor of medical and surgical supplies and technologies.

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Caterpillar Inc. -

Caterpillar is the world’s largest maker of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines.

Cavion LLC -

Cavion LLC was formed in Aug. 2014 from the merger of Tau Therapeutics LLC and Xdynia LLC. Cavion is developing T-type calcium inhibitors for the treatment of various cancers and neurological diseases.

Celanese -

As a global leader in the chemicals industry, Celanese Corporation makes products essential to everyday living. We are one of the world’s largest producers of acetyl products, which are intermediate chemicals for nearly all major industries

Celgene Corporation -

is a multinational biopharmaceutical company committed to improving the lives of patients worldwide.

Center for Naval Analyses -

The Center for Naval Analyses is a federally-funded research and development center serving the Department of the Navy and other defense agencies.

Cepheid -

Cepheid is a leader in molecular diagnostic testing.


CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is one of the world’s largest and most respected centers for scientific research. Physicists and engineers at CERN are probing the fundamental structure of the universe using the world’s largest and most complex instruments to study the basic constituents of matter.

Chevron Corporation -

Chevron is one of the world’s largest integrated energy companies. Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., we conduct business worldwide.

Clinical Data (Formerly Adenosine Therapeutics) -

is a global biotechnology company developing early and late stage targeted therapeutics as well as genetic and pharmacogenomic tests that detect serious diseases and help predict drug safety, tolerability and efficacy.

Coca-Cola Enterprises -

growing product portfolio includes the world’s greatest brands and beverages. We deliver them to the right place at the right moment with the industry’s most effective marketplace execution. We are the largest nonalcoholic bottler in the world, and o

Cosmo Bio USA -

Cosmo Bio USA provides hard to find life science reagents and instruments from leading Japanese manufacturers to North American laboratories and research institutes.

Covance -

one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive drug development services companies — has the people, global resources and problem-solving culture to respond to pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients’ toughest drug development challenge

DC Teaching Fellows -

The DC Teaching Fellows recruits a range of diverse applicants who have shown a record of commitment and achievement in past endeavors.

Defense Intelligence Agency -

With more than 16,500 military and civilian employees worldwide, DIA is a major producer and manager of foreign military intelligence. Our workforce is as diverse as our missions.

Department of Energy -

The overarching mission of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is discovering the solutions to power and secure America’s future. The professionals here work together to advance national economic, energy, and security goals through scientific and technological innovation.

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Dow Chemical Company -

connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural production

Dupont -

DuPont has brought world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace through innovative products, materials and services. Our market-driven innovation introduces thousands of new products and patent applications every year, serving markets as diverse as agriculture, nutrition, electronics and communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.

Eli Lilly -

the 10th largest pharmaceutical company in the world. We have steadfastly remained independent, but not isolated. Across the globe, Lilly has developed productive alliances and partnerships that advance our capacity to develop innovative medicines.

Environment America -

Environment America is a federation of state-based, citizen-funded environmental advocacy organizations.

Eppendorf -

Eppendorf develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid, sample, and cell-handling to life-science laboratories worldwide.


ERG is a multidisciplinary consulting group with skills in engineering, science, planning and energy management offering a broad range of services to public and private clients.

Estee Lauder -

Estee Lauder is a leading developer and manufacturer of beauty products.

Evonik Industries -

We hold leading positions in the business areas Chemicals, Energy, and Real Estate. Our operations are bundled within eight business units which report directly to the Group board of management. They act as ‘enterprises within the enterprise’. We man

Exxon Mobil -

Exxon Mobil is the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company.

EZBiolab -

EZBiolab provides innovative products and research services for life science research.

Federal Bureau of Investigation -
Fermilab -
Fluidigm -

Fluidigm creates and manufactures innovative technologies and life-science tools designed to revolutionize biology through a relentless pursuit of scientific truth. Its core technologies are based on microfluidics and mass cytometry, and enable the exploration and analysis of individual cells, as well as the industrial application of genomics.

Franklynn Industries -

is considered to be a world-leader in the formulation and production of the highest quality release agents and functional coatings available.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center -

Fred Hutch scientists are producing some of the most important breakthroughs in the prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Our scientists study the disease process from every angle – from the most basic, molecular and cellular level to a broad, population-based approach – to uncover the factors that influence a […]

Fuji Chemical Industry Co. -

Fuji Chemical Industries focus on three core businesses based on our philosophy that improving quality of life, even in an aging population, contributes to the development of society. Our APIs and Pharmaceutical businesses provide excipients and processing services, such as drug delivery system (DDS) technology to meet today’s needs. Our Life Sciences business is developing […]

General Electric -

is a global infrastructure, finance and media company taking on the world’s toughest challenges. From everyday lightbulbs to fuel cell technology, to cleaner, more efficient jet engines

Genomatica -

is the emerging leader in the sustainable chemicals revolution. Genomatica aims to transform the chemical industry through clean, cheap, bio-based production of intermediate and basic chemicals – a $1 trillion plus market

Georgia Pacific -

is one of the world’s leading makers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals.

Gryphon Scientific -

a woman-owned, small business driven by the mission to contribute to knowledge and practice in health and homeland security. Our goal is to help build a healthier, safer, more secure society.

HemoShear -

HemoShear develops and applies first-in-class human disease systems to create safer and more effective therapies for patients.

HemoSonics, LLC -

HemoSonics, LLC is a medical device company founded to develop and bring to market innovative diagnostics to quantify and characterize the hemostatic potential of whole blood. Our mission is to save lives and improve the quality of life while reducing costs through the use of our products in all applicable clinical settings.


The HORIBA Group of worldwide companies provides an extensive array of instruments and systems for applications ranging from automotive R&D, process and environmental monitoring, in-vitro medical diagnostics, semiconductor manufacturing and metrology


is the world’s largest IT and consulting company. Great opportunities abound. Build your portfolio while working on society’s most pressing issues. They’re at the top of our strategic agenda.

Idaho National Laboratory -
Indoor Biotechnologies -

Indoor Biotechnologies provides products and services for indoor air quality, environmental sciences, and allergy and asthma.

Intel Corporation -

We are Intel Sponsors of Tomorrow™, not only through our technical innovation, but through our endless efforts in education, environmental sustainability, healthcare, and much, much more.

Jefferson Prep -

Jefferson Prep provides comprehensive educational services nationwide. We reject the impersonal, “factory” approach of other companies in favor of private, personally-tailored instruction taught by expert instructors.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory -
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory -
Life Technologies -

Life Technologies is a global biotechnology tools company providing premier systems, consumables, and services for scientific researchers around the world.

Lockheed Martin -

is a global security company that employs about 146,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

Los Alamos National Laboratory -
Luna Innovations, Inc. -

develops and manufactures new-generation products for the healthcare, telecommunications, energy and defense markets. Our products are used to measure, monitor, protect and improve critical processes in the markets we serve.

Merck & Co., Inc. -

Our products cover a broad range of areas, including heart and respiratory health, infectious diseases, sun care and women’s health. And we focus our research on conditions that affect millions of people around the world – diseases like Alzheimer’s,

MicroAire -

MicroAire is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of powered surgical instruments, located in beautiful Charlottesville Virginia. Customer centric and driven for success, we’re a team dedicated to enhancing quality of life.

Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company -

combines the innovative science of a leading American biopharmaceutical company with the global assets – both intellectual and fiscal – of Japan’s largest pharmaceutical company. We are focused exclusively in oncology.

Monsanto -

Billions of people depend upon what farmers do. In the next few decades, farmers will have to grow as much food as they have in the past 10,000 years – combined. It is our purpose to work alongside farmers to do exactly that. To produce more food.

National Energy Technology Laboratory -
National Renewable Energy Laboratory -
National Security Agency -

is unique among the U.S. defense agencies because of our government-wide responsibilities. NSA/CSS provides products and services to the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community, government agencies, industry partners, and select allies

Nestle -

As part of a worldwide company founded on the principles of nutrition, health and wellness, all of us at Nestlé USA understand the importance of giving our consumers food and beverages that taste great AND help them feel good.

New York City Teaching Fellows -

Because effective teachers dramatically increase their students’ academic success, the mission of the NYC Teaching Fellows program is to recruit and prepare high-quality, dedicated individuals to become teachers

Nextiva -

– provides reliable unified communications products backed by a dedication to delivering Amazing Service to businesses across the country.

Novartis -

offers a wide range of healthcare products in pharmaceuticals, vaccines and diagnostics, generics and consumer health.

Novavax, Inc. -

Novavax is developing a portfolio of vaccines to address a broad range of infectious diseases, with an emphasis on influenza. The vaccines are based on recombinant nanoparticle protein micelle technology.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory -
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory -
PBM products -

Today store-brand infant formulas have become increasingly important to retailers, and an affiliate company, PBM Nutritionals, LLC, manufactures state-of-the-art formulas for PBM Products and its retail partners. Whether a store brand carries its own

PerkinElmer -

designs, manufactures and delivers advanced technology solutions that address the world’s most critical health and safety concerns, including maternal and fetal health, clean water and air, and safe food and toys.

PerkinElmer Informatics -

PerkinElmer Informatics is a leading supplier of discovery, collaboration, and knowledge enterprise solution, desktop software, scientific databases and consulting services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemical industries.

Pfizer -

a global leader in health care and to helping change millions of lives for the better through providing access to safe, effective and affordable medicines and related health care services to the people who need them. -

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Phthisis Diagnostics -

Phthisis Diagnostics is a rapidly growing biotechnology company with a range of innovative molecular diagnostic products designed for speed and accuracy.

PRA Health Sciences -

PRA Health Sciences provides comprehensive clinical development services for clients developing life-saving and life-improving drugs.

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory -
Proctor and Gamble -

We will provide branded products and services of superior quality and value that improve the lives of the world’s consumers, now and for generations to come.

Rhode Island Teaching Fellows -

is an alternate route to teaching certification program that is designed to recruit and train socially-driven individuals who are motivated to close the achievement gap in Rhode Island by becoming teachers in some of our highest-need public schools.

Sandia National Laboratories -
Savannah River National Laboratory -
Serco, Inc. -

is a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services focused on the federal government.

Siemens -

Siemens is a global leader in electronics and electrical engineering

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory -
Southern Teachers Agency -

provides a free service to candidates seeking jobs in private/independent schools in the South. We are the only agency dedicated to work in the South, and have placed more teachers in the South than any other service.

Teva Pharmaceuticals -

the leading generic pharmaceutical company, marketing products from a wide range of therapeutic areas including cardiovascular, anti-infective, CNS, anti-inflammatory, oncolytic, antidiabetic, analgesic, dermatology, respiratory, & female healthcare.

The Boeing Company -

Boeing is the world’s leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft combined.

The Broad Institute -

is organized around scientific programs and platforms, bringing together biology- and technology-focused scientists to jointly build, apply, and share with scientists worldwide the cutting-edge tools and knowledge needed to revolutionize medical know

The Hershey Company -

The Hershey Company is the largest producer of quality chocolate in North America and a global leader in chocolate and sugar confectionery.

ThermoFisher Scientific -

ThermoFisher Scientific is a leading supplier of laboratory equipment, chemicals, supplies and services.

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility -
United BioSource Corporation -

is a global pharmaceutical services organization that helps emerging and established life science companies gather and analyze evidence to develop and commercialize their medical products.

United States Navy -
United Technologies Corporation -

UTC is a dynamic global corporation operating at the leading edge of commercial and military aviation, aerospace systems, climate control, elevator design, security and fire protection as well as hydrogen fuel cell development.

University of Virginia -
University of Virginia Health System -
University of Virginia Health System -
USA Jobs -

the official job site of the US Federal Government. It’s your one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.

Veolia Environmental Services -

is the world leader in environmental services. With operations on every continent and more than 336,013 employees, we provide customized solutions to meet the needs of municipal and industrial customers

Vertex Pharmaceuticals -

a global biotechnology company committed to the discovery and development of breakthrough small molecule drugs for serious diseases.

Virginia Employment Commission -
Walgreens -
WuXi AppTec -

is a leading global pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and medical device outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States.