Thursday, February 3, 2022

ACS Career Consultant

Virtual Office Hours

LinkedIn Profiles for Chemists

Thursday, February 3, 2022

A virtual experience only. 

Join ACS on Thursday, February 3rd 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 discover how to optimize your LinkedIn profile and learn LinkedIn best practices to attract new career opportunities in the chemical sciences. Attendees will also get personalized career advice during small group networking sessions led 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

Kathryn Leach

Kathryn Leach, Ph.D.

Kathryn (Katie) Leach graduated from the University of Rochester with her Ph.D. in physical chemistry (focus: nanomaterials). She has worked as a  Research Scientist for a small environmental lab that performed contract work for the government and as a Chemistry Lecturer at Valparaiso University. She is currently serving as an Independent Contractor for McGraw-Hill, where she works on projects that support the online chemistry homework sales and marketing teams.

Katie has perspective on working in both industry and academia and has a valuable perspecitve on how layoffs can open the door to new and unexpected professional opportunities. Katie loves sharing her insights about the higher education landscape, the application portfolio, managing a family and career, and the hiring process.  Katie especially loves to encourage job seekers to network, conduct that career research needed to find your next great job.

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  • Discounts on meetings and courses
  • Career development
  • Professional networking


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  • Free SciFinder research activities
  • Life and health insurance