Job profiles, areas of work – where does the path lead?
A course to become a process or chemical engineer will open up many exciting areas of work to you. The tasks are varied with numerous opportunities to develop further within employment. In most companies you will be able to move into managerial positions and will be encouraged to participate in further training and specialisations. There is also the option of working abroad for a certain period of time. Companies are also now paying greater attention to compatibility between a career and family.
The professions in which process and chemical engineers can be found have good prospects for the future; employees are being sought and the wages are relatively high. As women are still in the minority in this profession, the SGVC provides particular support to them.
The following portraits are intended to show you how wide-ranging the training and career paths are and the opportunities that a degree course opens up.