Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Scholars

 

Career Planning

Learn about career workshops, academic careers, networking, interviewing, and more.

Awards and Fellowships

Find research and postdoctoral fellowships, travel awards, leadership awards, and more.

 

Meetings & Events

Midwest Regional Meeting:
Columbia, MO, November 12-15, 2014

Meeting Locator Browse meetings, workshops, short courses and symposia

Professional Development & Networking

  • ACS Technical Divisions
    Take advantage of opportunities in your discipline! Look for networking opportunities, awards, and fellowships as you develop leadership and team-building skills with professionals in your field.
  • Younger Chemists Committee
    Grow and increase your involvement in ACS at all levels through professional opportunities for younger chemists and professionals.
  • Graduate Student Symposium Planning Committee
    Plan symposia for ACS national meetings while developing leadership skills and a professional network.
  • And Gladly Teach
    A complimentary resource book for chemists who are considering an academic career.

Reports on Graduate Studies in Chemical Sciences

  • 2013 ACS Graduate Student Survey
    See the results of a survey of graduate students in the chemical sciences. Questions focused on career goals and preparation, quality of relationships with adviser(s) and peers, resources, funding and overall satisfaction with graduate school.
  • ACS Presidential Commission Report on Graduate Education
    Read the report which focuses on the purpose of graduate education in the chemical sciences and addresses important societal issues as well as the needs of graduate students.

Prospective Graduate Students

  • Planning for Graduate School
    Get on the path to graduate school with our comprehensive guide to selecting an institution and preparing for graduate studies.

Access the most comprehensive database of chemical research and researchers at universities in the United States and Canada, including statistics and faculty biographies.