Volume 90 Issue 14 | p. 49 | ACS Comments
Issue Date: April 2, 2012

Helping Chemists Find Jobs And Create Jobs

By Lisa M. Balbes
Department: ACS News | Collection: Economy
Keywords: chemical employment, ACS Careers, chemical entrepreneurs, chemical careers

According to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics report, the national unemployment rate in February was 8.3%. Overall, this is encouraging news for the U.S., representing slow but steady improvement since unemployment averaged more than 9.0% throughout 2009 and 2010.

Although chemists, with an unemployment rate usually one-half the national average, have generally fared better than other workers in the . . .

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