If any jobs were designed to get students interested in chemistry, it would be these.
Flammability engineer - Co Down in N Ireland - working in the aerospace industry for a parts manufacturer and supplier to markets including the military. Research and develop state-of-the-art composite materials and see if they burn. Chemistry/Materials/Engineering degree; material development experience advantageous.
Chemist (£25k) – Worcestershire – for an engineering company that designs, develops and manufactures rocket motors for the missile sector (missiles have their own sector?!?!). QC testing of raws, intermediates and final products. Suit recently qualified graduate “seeking to develop their career in laboratory testing or rocketry.”
Process safety consultant (£30-80k) – Manchester – joining a team of risk management consultants at HFL Risk Services. Degree required with experience within a major hazard industry – either working in risk management or process/manufacturing/design environments. This may or may not have included heating things up in sealed glass TSU vessels to see when they explode.
Meat scientist (EUR32-56k) – Dublin, Ireland – for the Agriculture and Food Development Authority Teagasc. 18 month contract working on project “Meat Matrix” - turn away now if you want to avoid disappointment - developing statistical models for the future development of meat products. Degree essential, Food Science qualification advantageous.