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Formal Synthesis of a Professional Chemist

ACS Webinars

Every chemistry career journey is unique because of the challenges we must overcome in order to reach our professional goals.

Thinking with the end goal in mind, join Matt Grandbois of DuPont Electronics & Industrial as he guides you through how to make a development plan that strings together functional experiences into a successful career as a professional chemist. Join this free interactive broadcast to discover how to incorporate strategy and contingency planning into your career development plan to maximize your chances for career success.

This ACS Webinar is moderated by Annabelle Lolinco of Iowa State University and the National Science Policy Network and co-produced with the ACS Division of Professional Relations.

What You Will Learn

  • How to utilize the organic chemistry concept of "retrosynthesis" to facilitate career planning 
  • How to recognize common knowledge, skills, and attributes (KSAs) needed in target career roles and develop strategies for obtaining them
  • How to evaluate divergent vs. convergent strategies towards career planning
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Matt Grandbois
Strategic Partnership Manager,
DuPont Electronics & Industrial

Annabelle Lolinco
Chemistry Graduate Student,
Iowa State University

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