Careers and employability

Rewarding careers

A chemistry graduate following a research scientist career

Your degree from the University of Leeds and the wider experience you’ll gain while you’re studying here will help you develop the knowledge and skills for an exciting career in the engineering industry. 

The latest High Fliers report, The Graduate Market in 2020, has ranked Leeds in the top 10 most targeted universities in the UK by graduate recruiters.

Recent graduates from the School of Chemistry have secured positions including:

  • AstraZeneca
  • AzkoNobel
  • Lhasa Ltd
  • Covance
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • IBM
  • Sellafield
  • NHS
  • Unilever
  • Cancer Research UK

Read our alumni profiles to find out more about where our students are working.