Careers information for students and postdocs

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Here at the RSC we know how difficult it can be to choose your career path. We offer a range of resources to help you find out about different careers in the chemical sciences and how to apply for further study. There is also advice on how to write CVs and information on interviews and assessment centres, and you can find contact details at the bottom of the page should you wish to contact us directly. 

Please note some of this information is only available to members.

Managing your personal development

Information and support for developing your skills

Careers & Professional Development

The RSC provides a range of careers and professional development support to chemical scientists


Search the latest jobs in the chemical sciences

Graduate Opportunities

We have great opportunities for graduates to develop a career at the RSC

Working for the RSC

Use your skills and expertise to help us promote the chemical sciences to the academic and scientific community and the general public

Useful Links

Membership benefits and services

RSC Members have access to a wide range of benefits and services which either assist in career development or save money on products and services

Careers Service  Members only restricted content

The RSC has a wide range of resources to help members with their careers

Conferences & Events

Browse events and training, submit details or search the database.

Library and Information Centre

Do you need information on chemical structures, business, analysis or a famous chemist? Contact Europe's foremost chemical knowledge source or visit the RSC Virtual Library.

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Contact and Further Information

Education Department
Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Milton Road, Science Park, Cambridge CB4 0WF, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1223 432221
Fax: +44 (0)1223 423623