Tips for Transitioning from Academic to Industry Research

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM China Standard Time

Upon graduation, many Chemistry students will have the opportunity to pursue a research career in Industry.  However, because the only experience students have is in the university environment, there is a lot of confusion about the working environment of the company. 

Join ACS Fellow, APS Fellow, and Dow Fellow Dr. Hongyu Chen, as he discusses the differences in academic and enterprise research and what enterprise recruiters are looking for in an R&D candidate.

This webinar was conducted in Chinese

What You Will Learn

  • The difference in Enterprise vs University R&D.
  • How to initiate projects, obtain project funds, management and assessment in a corporate environment.
  • Employment requirements for a researcher in the corporate
  • The research environment and resources in a company vs  colleges and universities,
  • University vs corporate culture
  • Career ladder for R&D positions in enterprise
  • What enterprise recruiters are looking for in an R&D candidate?

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