Job and career

Job and career

Job opportunities are excellent when graduating from the Chemical Engineering programme. Your future workplace could be in a consultancy, the public sector or in the private industrial sector.

During the study programme, you use the PBL method and you work in groups, which will give you many useful skills that make you an attractive candidate on the job market. You know how to approach a problem and solve it in collaboration with other people, which is a very useful skill to have in your future job.

You are qualified to work with:

  • Offshore processes
  • Reservoir engineering
  • Development of new materials for e.g. medical equipment
  • Working environment as a consultant for e.g. the polymer industry
  • Development of catalysts for e.g. abatement of air pollution
  • Development of computer models of refinery processes
  • Optimisation of production of enzymes
  • Quality control at e.g. a food manufacturer
  • Drinking water
  • Development of ceramic materials for e.g. brake pads
  • Biogas production
  • Research, teaching and supervision


Career counselling at AAU

AAU Career provides guidance on your career. While studying at AAU, you can participate in career seminars and job related events. You can also book a career counselling session and talk about, for example:

  • Application and cv
  • Finding an internship or a student job
  • Competencies – both academic and personal
  • Tools to help you clarify your ideas about your future career
  • How to get started on your job search before graduation


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