What does a Chemist Intern do?
A Chemist works with elements and compounds that are found in nature or are human-made. Chemists can be employed by a wide variety of employers including pharmaceutical, industrial, biological, manufacturing and oil companies to name just a few. A Chemists primary job function is research interactions between different chemicals to discover beneficial compounds that can be used for the betterment of the human race.
Most employers require a minimum of a bachelor's degree with most preferring an advanced degree such as a Masters of Doctorate. These degrees can be obtained through local colleges, universities or accredited educational institutions. Chemists frequently process chemical equations. Having a firm grasp on advanced computation is a must in the field. Depending on the type of employer, a chemist may be required to travel to site locations to perform chemical testing.
Chemist Intern Insights
“Very good orientation process and if you're willing to learn will let your career grow.”
“Human resources feels disconnected and it is difficult to find information on all benefit programs.”
“I got many opportunities to work with new things and develop on a broader scale.”
“It was a mostly stress free experience outside of a couple of days where I had twice as many analyses to do.”
“Poor salary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .”
“Good and experienced teams.”
“People are nice and understanding.”
“People are good and respectful.”
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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a chemist intern
- Formulation Scientist
- Qc Chemist
- Materials Scientist
- Research Scientist