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Job Search Resources

Electronic job searches can be a good supplement to on-campus recruiting and writing campaigns.

Some cautions are worth mentioning however. Remember that you cannot control the confidentiality of the information you supply on the Internet. Also, be cautious of using your complete name and address for you may begin receiving unwanted correspondences. Finally, NEVER include your Social Security number or birth date on any information submitted on the Internet or via e-mail. Legitimate employers do not need that information until they have sent you a contract.

Job Search Sites

Jobs can be searched by category and then by city and state.

Gives job seekers free access to millions of employment opportunities from thousands of web sites. includes all the job listings from major job boards, newspapers, associations, and company career pages.

Jobs are searched by keywords and location.

Government Job Search Sites

USA Jobs
Produced by the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM), this is the official site for all government jobs. It is searchable by general job category, keyword and geographically. The site includes job descriptions of positions available and an online application form.

Science Sites

ACS Carers
Comprehensive career web site posting national and international chemistry jobs and internships, career development resources, one on one mentoring opportunities, salary surveys, blogs, etc.

AIChE Career Engineer
Chemical Engineering jobs from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Association for the Advancement of Science
Develop your career in science. AAAS offers tools and tips, job market information, and a supportive online community.

More of an informational site for and about the pharmaceutical industry. It publicizes career fairs, has job listings, and company information available.

Chem Jobs
The best science & technology jobs and careers advice from Chem Jobs

Chemical Engineering
View jobs, post a résumé, and create a job seeker account with personal job alerts. Jobs can be sorted by keyword, location, or job type.
Has a few listings of positions specifically for chemists and chemical engineers, ordered by date listed. Includes a chat room for job seekers.

Computational Chemistry
The Computational Chemistry List (CCL) was established on January 11, 1991, as an independent electronic forum for chemistry researchers and educators.

Environmental Career World
Job board, articles, news, and additional resources for job seekers in the environmental field.

Nature Jobs
Naturejobs is a global career resource for scientists and the world’s largest dedicated science jobs board. We advertise international science jobs across Nature Publishing Group journals as well as centrally at

Job search service tailored to chemists and bioscientists that is produced and owned collectively by the journals, Cell, BioMedNet, and New Scientist. Jobs can be searched by geographical area, keywords, etc.

Science magazine’s Science Careers
A web project from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and SCIENCE magazine. A source of career information for young scientists which features innovative careers, monthly columns providing nuts-and-bolts career advice, open discussion forums addressing career and policy issues relevant to young scientists, and a news department written by young scientists.

General Company and Industry Reference

Chemical Industry is the leading comprehensive directory and search engine for chemical and related industry professionals. Our databases of web sites include more than 45,000 chemical industry related entities and contain the full text of millions of pages. provides specialized search services for chemical names, jobs, market research, and consultants.

Networking Sites

linkedinjobsLeverage the world’s largest professional network to build relationships and connect with opportunity. Use LinkedIn Job Search to harness the power of your network to uncover insights such as whom you know at a company, providing you an edge in your job search.

Discover your earning potential with LinkedIn Salary. Explore salaries by job title and location. See how years of experience, industry, location and more can impact your salary.

School of Chemical Sciences Networking LinkedIn
A web service that finds past and present colleagues and classmates. Registrants must possess at least an undergraduate degree.

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