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The Department of Chemistry hosts a Welcome Event for first year Chemistry and Biochemistry students and the ChemBioChem Career Nights in collaboration with the Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IBMB) and the Chem and Biochem undergrad clubs.  At the Career Nights, various professionals (often Waterloo alumni) offer information and advice about possible opportunities and career pathways for biochemists and chemists.

Explore careers in chemistry

Curious about what recent Chem/Biochem graduates are doing?

The American Chemical Society has a very good website that explores various careers in chemistry. Please visit this site to see the many career options that chemists can pursue.

Note: Honours Chemistry and Honours Biochemistry are accredited programs with the Chemical Institute of Canada and the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC). Any student graduating with an honours Chemistry or honours Biochemistry degree is eligible for membership in the CSC. Please visit the Chemical Institute of Canada website for a complete description of the benefits of being a member as well as the membership fees.