Saturday, March 27, 2021

ACS Virtual Career Day 

Prepping for Your Career as an Undergrad

Saturday, March 27, 2021

A virtual experience only. 

Please enjoy the recording of the Undergraduate Career Day. Click the video below to view the Resume Workshop and learn how to build an effective resume to land the job you desire with expert advice from Steven Emory, as well as a Career Panel Discussion lead by recent grads that share their experiences entering grad school and going into the working world. 

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Saturday, March 27  (Eastern Time)
11:00 AM Welcome
11:05 AM

Session One: How to Build an Effective Resume for a Career in the Chemical Sciences
Facilitated by Steven Emory

11:55 AM Break
12:00 PM Session Two: Career Panel Discussion with Recent Graduates
12:55 PM Break
1:00 PM
*Facilitated by ACS Career Consultants.
 1:55 PM Closing Remarks

Meet the Panelists

Steven R. Emory

Steven R. Emory

Presenter, “Job Search Essentials:  Resumes & CVs”

Steven R. Emory is an Associate Professor of Chemistry and Director of Scientific Technical Services at Western Washington University. During his workshop, “Job Search Essentials:  Resumes & CVs,” you will learn:

  • Differences and similarities between resumes and CVs.
  • How to format a resume to emphasize your strengths.
  • Career resources available to help you achieve your career goals.

Yuzki Oey

Yuzki Oey


Yuzki Oey is a graduate student researcher at UC Santa Barbara's materials department. She received her bachelors in chemistry from Princeton University with a certificate in materials science and engineering. During the panel, Yuzki will share:

  • What to consider when choosing a potential advisor
  • How to prepare for applying to graduate school
  • What you should ask on your graduate school visits


Allison Smith, Ph.D.

Allison Smith


Allison Smith is a graduate research assistant at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Department of Chemistry. Allison received bachelors degrees in chemistry and French from the College of New Jersey and her graduate degree in inorganic chemistry from UNC Chapel Hill. During the panel, Allison will share:

  •  How to explore if graduate school is right for you
  •  What to expect when applying to and choosing a graduate school
  • What to consider when choosing a potential advisor
  • How to prepare for applying to graduate school
  • What you should ask on your graduate school visits


Bridget Woolley

Bridget Woolley


Bridget Woolley is a manufacturing lab technician at The Chemours Company. She recieved her bachelors degree in biology from Clarkson University in 2018. During the panel, Bridget will share:

  • How to find a job doing something you are passionate about 
  • What to expect in your first few years in the corporate world 
  • Tips on navigating and balancing a graduate program while working full time

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