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Chemistry: Horizons in Chemistry & Biochemistry

Chemistry research guide for TWU students, faculty and staff.

Careers in Chemistry & Biochemistry

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How to find...

Websites below provide career, salary, and outlook data for various careers. On these sites, you can also find information like unemployment rates, growth, and other pertinent information.

To really understand the skills and education required in jobs today, it is important to review job postings and descriptions. Staying current with job descriptions helps you determine whether there is experience or education that you are lacking and should pursue. Below is a list of websites where you can find job postings specifically geared to careers related to Chemistry.

To learn the trends in chemistry and biochemistry careers, you can search chemistry and biochemistry magazines and journals. You will find more basic career information in magazines (non-peer-reviewed) than in academic journals (peer reviewed). Use the following databases to search.

Use Subject Terms like "careers" AND "chemistry." You may also try using search terms "careers" and whatever specific job you're researching. If you don't get any results, try using less specific search terms.

Databases:

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Citing Styles

Before creating a complete citation, you need to decide which citation style to use (There are different styles!) and stick with it. Check if your professor wants you to use a certain style. If not, choose one you like and use it for EVERY citation. You must be consistent.

Remember to use in-text citations (citations within the body of your paper) every time you quote or use information from an article you read.

Below are a few citation styles to choose from:

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