Job and career

Job and career

As a graduate from the Master's programme in Chemistry, you will have access to an exciting professional career. You can find employment in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, in the public sector, or in an engineering company.

Your future work assignments can involve for instance development of new materials, offshore processes, development of catalysts for reduction of air pollution, or teaching.

Since you have studied at AAU, you have many skills that make you an attractive candidate on the job market. Because of the PBL method and project work in groups, you know how to approach a problem and solve it in collaboration with other people, which will benefit you in your future job.

You can work with:

  • Materials development
  • Materials production
  • Plastics and polymer chemistry
  • Waste treatment
  • Separation industry
  • Analytical chemistry


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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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