In this project you will study a potential career that in some way uses chemistry. You will then teach the class what you learn! Work as a team of two, and present for 10-15 minutes.

You will create your presentation using Google Slides. Choose a career to study, and research as much as you can about the potential future of this career. Some questions include but are not limited to:

  • What would you be doing?
  • How is chemistry related to this career?
  • What companies will you work for?
  • Where in the world will you be able to work?
  • What education is needed for this career?
  • What colleges might be good to prepare for this career?
  • How much can you make?
  • What is a typical day like?
  • What are the pros & cons of this career?
  • Where did you find your information?

Some possible careers to study are below. You do NOT need to choose from this list.

Laboratory manager

Environmental lawyer

Forensic scientist


University professor

Biomedical engineer

Chemical engineer

Food scientist

Medical writer

Process research chemist

Medicinal chemist

Patent lawyer

Pharmaceutical sales rep

Medical doctor

Regulatory affairs specialist

Molecular modeler


Computational chemist




Art restorer


Chemistry app developer

Formulation chemist

Communications manager


Sales scientist

Research scientist

Dye, pigment, ink chemist

Once you choose a partner and a career, sign up for a presentation date by opening the Google sheet below in a new window. This assignment will count as 50 points of homework. Once you make your presentation, be sure to "share" your Google Slides presentation so "anyone can view" and attach the link in the sheet below.