Choose chemical industry and let’s shape the future together!
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Break free from the boundaries!
The domestic chemical industry has been proud of its strong performance in Europe.
With the dynamic development of the chemical industry, exciting technologies are emerging, full of opportunities and innovations. Here, it’s all about creativity and innovation.
The sky is the limit: it’s up to you to make the most of the projects entrusted to you!
Representatives of several Hungarian chemical companies operate in other European countries, and their parent companies can also be found outside Europe, such as in Asia and North America.
If you accept the challenge, you can gain experience abroad because domestic players have close ties to the global market: most of the products of the Hungarian chemical industry are exported, primarily in the European Union.
Take action for the future generation!
Through the solutions of the chemical industry, sustainable development becomes inevitably important.
The development of the chemical industry not only has a positive impact on numerous other industries but is also a crucial factor in sustainable development through its products and solutions..
Just think about energy-saving light bulbs, insulation, solar panels, and wind turbines. All of these high-quality products produced by the chemical industry making innovations possible.
Choose a profession that can improve the lives of us all!
Are you about to choose a career, or are you already pursuing higher education? Do you love chemistry, and the laboratory didn’t explode because of you in high school? Are you not scared of terms like ‘molecules’ and ‘chemical symbols’? Are you creative and want to change the world? Then chemical industry is for you!
Choose chemical industry!
Chemical industry is one of the fastest-growing industrial sectors.
Even if you haven’t considered it at first, think about the opportunities this field offers!
Chemical industry has inevitably become a part of our daily lives over the past decades, and people encounters thousands of chemical products on a daily basis, from households to the workplace.
In fact, almost everything is related to chemistry, even if we are unaware of it.
The chemical industry is trendy!
Do you love cars and airplanes? Do you adore electronic devices? Do you like cosmetic products?
Chemical industry, as one of the fastest-growing industries, supports virtually every aspect of the economy with its products.
With digitalization of industrial activities, continuous research and development, it depends on your skill and creativity to efficiently produce new products for the industry!
Chemical industry is important!
Imagine life without chemical industry.
You wake up in the morning, but there’s no toothpaste to brush your teeth with. You’d like to have your favorite cereal, but there’s nothing to pour it into. In fact, you can’t even find the cereal because there’s a shortage of food due to a lack of fertilizers and pesticides.
Stores don’t have overflowing shelves of beautiful fruits and vegetables because there’s no harvest, thanks to a lack of fertilizers and pesticides.
Growing food shortage leads to social conflicts alongside a growing population.
There are no mobile phones, and transportation has come to a halt due to a lack of batteries, fuel, or electricity.
We could go on, but it’s clear that our modern life is inconceivable without the products and solutions provided by the chemical industry!
There are always great job opportunities in the chemical industry!
In Hungary, chemical industry is one of the driving forces of the economy,
employing about 10% of the industrial workforce, more than 83,000 people, in just over 1,000 companies.
Hungarian chemical industry has been proud of its strong performance in Europe for a long time.
Chemical companies are continuously involved in the training and education of their employees.
What you can expect with a career in the chemical industry:
Stable, good-quality living
Lifelong learning opportunities
A wide range of job positions, making it easy to switch from one field to another
Equal opportunities – professionalism is the key factor in recruitment
Exciting professional challenges
Sounds good so far, right? So let’s see what directions you can choose for a career in the chemical industry!
1. Continue your chemical studies!
If you don’t want to pursue higher education, you can train to become an excellent laboratory assistant or chemical technician in vocational high schools, for example.
What you will need:
Good technical sense (chemical technicians work with very sensitive instruments)
Good observation skills, as a chemical technician must carefully observe experiments and manufacturing processes, detecting any possible errors immediately.
2. Choose Chemistry at the University!
If you want to take control, come up with new ideas, and realize your own ideas in the chemical industry, we recommend the chemical and chemical engineering directions!
What you need to prepare for this:
General technical and computer knowledge
Strong knowledge of chemistry, physics, and mathematics
Knowledge of foreign languages
Many chemical companies offer dual training opportunities, so in addition to theoretical education, you can gain practical knowledge at your chosen chemical company, giving you a significant advantage in starting your career when you finish your studies.