Employment and Graduate Studies

A degree in Chemistry prepares students for graduate work and rewarding careers in all sectors of scientific life, from basic research to commercial product development. It also enables the pursuit of exciting careers in education, law, medicine, business, and government.


I had the chance to study how glaciers melt in Greenland, spend a semester learning Spanish in Argentina, and travel to Zanzibar to investigate the meaning of marine heritage. This is what I would call education for life."

Tina Skorjanc, Chemistry graduate, NYU Global PhD student

Where Are They Now?

Chemistry graduates from NYU Abu Dhabi are working and in graduate schools around the world. This is just a small sample.


  • Horizon Air
  • Noukhada
  • NYU Abu Dhabi

Grad Schools

  • Columbia University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Delft University of Technology
  • NYU New York
  • University of California Los Angeles
  • Weizmann Institute of Science



While being a liberal arts college, NYUAD did not compromise the quality of the degree program. Faculty set high standards, expecting us to perform as well as a more experienced scientist.

Selbi Nuryyeva, Chemistry graduate, PhD student at Dartmouth College

The Career Development Center at NYU Abu Dhabi works with students to help improve interpersonal skills, find internship and job opportunities, and prepare for graduate school.