Career Center & Student Employment

Chemistry and Biochemistry

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Chemistry and Biochemistry degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:

  • Agricultural Scientist
  • Analytical Chemist
  • Biochemist
  • Biotechnology Occupations
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Chemical Mixer
  • Chemical Plant and Systems Operator
  • Chemical Technician
  • Clinical Chemistry Technologist
  • Dentist
  • Environmental Compliance Inspector
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Environmental Scientist
  • Food Chemist
  • Food and Drug Inspector
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Geochemist
  • Chemical Manufacturer
  • Industrial Manager
  • Inorganic Chemist
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Macromolecular Chemist
  • Medical Technologist
  • Materials Scientist
  • Nutritionist
  • Occupational Safety Specialist
  • Organic Chemist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Physical Chemist
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Radiopharmacist
  • Science Technician
  • Soil Scientist
  • Technical Writer
  • Toxicologist
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Water Treatment Chemist


  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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