Thursday, January 6, 2022

ACS Career Consultant

Virtual Office Hours

Industry vs. Academia: What to Expect

Thursday, January 6, 2022

A virtual experience only. 

Join ACS on Thursday, January 6th at 12pm, ET for our monthly Virtual Office Hours, where ACS Career Consultants and experts offer their advice on specific career-related topics.

During this FREE virtual career guidance session, you will gain a better understanding of key differences between working in industry versus academia from ACS' Certified Career Consultant Lori Spangler. You will also have the chance to get personalized career advice and network in small groups lead by ACS Career Consultants.

This event is free and open to ACS members and non-members, but you must register to save your seat.

Themed ACS Virtual Office Hours with ACS Career Consultants are held the first Thursday of every month, at 12pm, ET.

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Meet the Speaker

Lori Spangler, Ph.D.

Lori Spangler, Ph.D.

ACS Career Consultant

Lori Spangler has been an ACS Career Consultant since 2011. After earning her Ph.D. in Physical Organic Chemistry from The Ohio State University, Lori spent her career working in Research and Development in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries. She was a Process Chemist for much of her career before moving into management of people, teams, and global projects. Lori was also a campus recruiter and an onsite interviewer for both companies she worked for: Rohm and Haas, Co., and Bristol Myers Squibb.

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