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Chemistry Careers & Internships

Chemistry jobs are growing, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. A chemistry degree prepares you to pursue a career as a chemist, scientist, researcher and more at pharmaceutical, biotechnology, materials development and manufacturing companies.

Having a master’s degree or Ph.D. will ensure you’ll create the best career opportunities for yourself. Our program prepares you for graduate study to pursue a master’s, Ph.D. or to attend medical, dental, veterinary or other professional schools.

Average starting salaries for chemistry graduates with a bachelor’s degree is $45,500 per year, according to a 2013 National Association of Colleges and Employers survey.

Get Internship & Research Experience

Mount Mary faculty can help you find off-campus summer research opportunities and internships, as well as guide you through student-designed research projects on campus. Internships are not required for chemistry majors, but they are encouraged so you can find out more about careers you’re interested in and make connections with chemistry professionals.