If you hold or are currently working towards a chemistry degree at the Faculty of Science and Technology, UWI, you may wish to find out about potential careers in the industry. Chemistry jobs vary in nature, salary, and required qualifications; the information and list below is intended to help you to judge the right chemistry career for you.


  • Research in Chemistry leading to the M.Phil. and PhD degrees
  • Research and Development Chemist 
  • Consultant: Lab Accreditation, Laboratory Services, Waste Disposal and Management
  • Standards Officer 
  • Forensic Scientist 
  • Environmental Chemist
  • Laboratory Technologist
  • University Professor
  • Technical Writer
  • Art Conservator
  • Environmental Policy Maker
  • Quality Control/Quality Assurance Manager
  • Sales and Support for Pharmaceuticals, Industrial/Agricultural Chemicals, Instruments
  • Teacher – Secondary, Technical School, Community College
  • Entrepreneur


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