Employment Assistance


 Jobs- A Professional Guide

Thinking about a job after graduation? What your resume should look like? How to prepare for a job interview?

Take a moment to utilize the tools listed. Explore career fields, discover what chemist do, get connected and receive the tools necessary to be marketable and professional amongst the working world.

What can I do with a degree in chemistry?

There are many useful sites that will provide students with what they can do with a degree in chemistry. In an effort to assist our students with this search, we have provided useful information to review.

Click here to discover what you can potentially do with a degree in chemistry

Click here to discover the different healthcare pathways with a degree in chemistry


I would like a letter of recommendation.

If you would like a letter for recommendation from a professor you will need to fill out a Chemistry Grade Release Form and give it to the faculty member from whom you wish to obtain a letter of recommendation.


Resourceful Job Search Sites

American Chemical Society – Careers in Chemistry

ACS Jobs – Chemical & Engineering jobs around the US

AAAS – Careers at AAAS

Chemistry Jobs – Search chemical jobs worldwide


Dr. Dixon Resume Examples

Preparing your resume can be challenging especially when you are unsure of what information to include and what the layout should look like. Dr. Dabney Dixon, Bioorganic Chemistry Professor, gives our students insight on how to submit a professional resume for employers.

1. Check out Ellen Applicants resume

2. Check out Ian Q Jobseekers resume

3. Check out First M Last’s resume

4. Check out Hardworking Q Students Resume


Interview Considerations

Nervous about interviews after graduation? It can often be intimidating not knowing what to expect and how to prepare for an interview related to your field. Attached is a useful tool to help with the types of questions to consider when going to a job interview.

Career Services

Georgia State University’s Career Service Center is an excellent way to receive quality services during your job search. At the Career Service Center, you can learn more about career counseling, participate in mock interviews, get tips on resume writing and even have someone critique your completed employment resume. The University Career Service Center can be found at:


University Career Service Center

Location: 260 University Center

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
RésuMania Résumé Review Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Mail: University Career Services, PO Box 3972, Atlanta, GA 30302-3972.

Package Delivery Service Only: University Career Services, Georgia State University, 66 Courtland Street, Suite 260 Atlanta, GA 30303-3081.

Main Reception Line: (404) 413-1820

Main Fax Line: (404) 413-1825


Employment Opportunities

It is always a great idea to monitor the department of Human Resources webpage for access to the university’s up to the minute job openings around campus. Here you can find jobs for faculty employment, student and graduate assistantships, and much more!