Pursue a Chemistry Career in Delaware

May 24, 2021

If you love chemistry, there are so many reasons to consider living and working in Delaware. Whether your chemistry career leads you to get into pharmaceuticals, industrial and agricultural chemicals, forensics, or nanotechnology, Delaware’s STEM network is among the strongest in the nation. Our universities, employers, and investors are ready and willing to help you develop your talent and make a real difference in our world.

From the University of Delaware and its STAR Campus (Science, Technology and Advanced Research), the Center for Composite Materials and the Horn Entrepreneurship Program, which combines hands-on learning with potential venture capital investment; to Delaware State University’s Center for Neuroscience Research and NIIMBL biopharmaceutical training center; to community-focused organizations like Zip Code Wilmington Bootcamp, we’re all about educating the next generation of successful STEM innovators in Delaware.

Your Future Begins in the Chemistry Capital of the World

Once you have that solid STEM training under your belt,  there’s no better place to put your talent to work than right here in Delaware, the “Chemical Capital of the World.” Help discover the breakthroughs of tomorrow with one of our many up-and-coming biotechs. Or join a recognized leader like Adesis, Agilent, Chemours, Corteva Agriscience, DuPont, Incyte, Prelude Therapeutics or W.L. Gore & Associates — all headquartered here in Delaware. Their innovative solutions are protecting our planet and transforming lives through clean energy, medical breakthroughs and countless other wonders of chemistry, and they are always looking for the best and brightest scientific minds to help advance their work.

Whether you prefer life at the beach or vibrant city life, it’s here for you in Delaware, complete with great restaurants, brew pubs, and venues, plenty of room to explore the outdoors, and easy access to anywhere in the world from our convenient location. You may even know Delaware as home to the iconic Firefly musical festival — where the biggest names in live music take the stage each summer.

Delaware is a small state where you can make a big name for yourself — especially when pursuing a chemistry career — and Delaware Prosperity Partnership is here to help you make it all happen. We’re a nonprofit state economic development agency that helps employers and talent (that’s you!) discover all the great reasons to live, work and play in Delaware.