In-Person Working in Industry: Careers in Industrial Chemistry: Identifying Your Role in the Industrial Value Chain

Discover careers paths in the field of industrial chemistry and learn how to use knowledge of the industrial value chain to create successful job search.

Pricing: FREE for members only.
Duration: 1–2 hours
Coming Spring 2023

About the Course

This course offers an overview of the industrial chemistry job market and the types of jobs available. Participants will use the industrial value chain to create a targeted job search in alignment their strengths and values. The course will illuminate key components of job descriptions and demonstrate how to process job descriptions and match job opportunities with to experience, strengths, and values. The course will focus on:

  • Industrial value chain structure
  • Application of the industrial value chain to a job search
  • Defining roles and responsibilities of industrial chemists

This course is part of a two-part series on working in industry.

What You Will Learn

After completion of the course, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe and understand the industrial value chain
  • Reflect on how well your strengths and values fit industrial chemistry
  • Perform an effective job search for industrial chemistry positions

Who Should Attend

This course is a part of the ACS Careers Pathways Series and is designed for members interested in or seeking careers in industry

Course Outline

  • Key topics

    • Chemistry job market trends and implications
    • Chemistry job market outlook
    • Research in industry and associated spending
    • The value chain in industry careers
    • Industry job titles by functional area
    • Locating industry job posts

Dates, Locations, and Prices


Indianapolis, IN

Early Bird Full Price
Member(Premium Package) Free
Member or Associate(Standard or Basic Package) N/A N/A
Non-Member N/A N/A