Students & Educators

ACS National Meetings provide many opportunities for students looking to learn more about careers in chemistry, and for the faculty members seeking to advise them.

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Undergraduate Program

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Hospitality Center
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Nuclear Energy Stewardship Panel
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Graduate School Reality Check, Part I:
Getting in

10:30 – 11:45 a.m.

Graduate School Reality Check, Part II:
You’re in — Now What?
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

ACS Diversity Panel:
Defining Diversity and Supporting Students

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Chemistry Plus Purpose:
Careers on the Road Less Traveled by
1:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Networking Social with Graduate School Recruiters
2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

“Journey to the Dork Side”
Featuring Comedian Dr. Pete Ludovice
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

All events are sponsored or co-sponsored by the Society Committee on Education Undergraduate Programs Advisory Board.

Hospitality Center
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Opportunities for International Careers and Studies
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Networking Basics for Students
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

Eminent Scientist Luncheon and Lecture
With Dr. Martin Mulvihill, Executive Director
Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry
University of California
12:00 Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Undergraduate Research Poster Session
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Undergraduate Speed Networking with Chemistry Professionals
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

All events are sponsored or co-sponsored by the Society Committee on Education Undergraduate Programs Advisory Board.

Conquering the Scientist's Conference

 “[The conference] really got me to start thinking in terms of how the scientific community works in the real world."

See this great article offering tips and insights about attending scientific conferences from University of Texas ACS Student Chapter members who joined us at the national meeting in Dallas in March.

Presenting Tips

Planning to present at the San Francisco meeting in August?

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Congratulations to our Chemistry Champions semifinalists!

Announcing our ten Chemistry Champions semifinalists who will compete to be one of the five to take the stage on August 10 for a live public contest in San Francisco. Thank you to all who entered #chemchamps

Graduate School Networking Social

Sunday, August 10
2:30 – 5:30 p.m.
(Location TBD)

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