Chemists are scientists who study chemical compounds and work to create new products or improve existing products. Chemists are often employed by manufacturing companies that deals with chemical; bio-technical companies; pharmaceutical firms; research and development firms; and by government agencies. Your career options in the field of chemistry will depend on both your specific interests and your level of education.
Chemists and materials scientists typically work in laboratories and offices, where they conduct experiments and analyze their results. Others may work outdoors to collect samples and conduct onsite analysis of air, soil, or water.
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