We are organizing a number of free workshops for the meeting. There will be more added as the information becomes available. To help us plan for attendance, please register for these workshops by checking the appropriate boxes on your meeting registration form.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
ACS Career Pathways™ (8:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Custom Developed by ACS and Offered Exclusively to ACS Members
ACS Career Pathways™ is a carefully researched and designed program that helps you find a career pathway and a job in the chemical sciences that's right for you. This proprietary program was custom developed by ACS in collaboration with career experts in the chemical sciences. Moreover, it is delivered exclusively by certified ACS career consultants for the benefit of ACS members only.
Finding your Pathway (8:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Learn about the four main career pathways available to chemical professionals: higher education, industry, government, and entrepreneurial careers and why each one may or may not be the right choice for you. This workshop is not only ideal for graduate students and recent grads, but also experienced professional who are considering a career change. In addition to learning about which types of careers are available in each pathway, you'll also learn about the job market and hiring trends to help you make your choice. The workshop allows time for you to inventory your own values, interests, background, strengths and weaknesses so that you can select which career pathway you'd like to explore in detail.
Resume Reviews/Individualized Career Assistance (1:30 – 5:00 pm)
ACS Staff and trained member–volunteers will review resumes and provide specific career advice to attendees in 30-minute appointments.