Working in Industry
Industry is the main source of employment for chemists. This section focuses on determining the goodness of fit between a job seeker and industry, finding a job, and then making a successful application. It includes attention to both traditional laboratory positions and other positions outside the lab where chemists can and have made a contribution to industry.
Trends in Industrial Employment
A search for a job in industry should begin with an analysis of current and projected trends in employment in that sector, so the job seeker can target areas of projected higher demand.
Industrial Resume and Resume Portfolio
Once you've identified the kind of position you want, the resume is the document that will help you get the interview.
- The Purpose of a Resume
- The Components of a Resume Portfolio
- The Cover Letter
- The Structure of an Effective Resume
- Example of an Industrial Resume