The Chemists' Code for Success: 3 Essential Skill Sets for Your Career

October 11, 2016 @ 7:00 PM ET
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Your career as a chemist depends on more than just your abilities in the lab. Join our panel of experts to learn how time management, handling failure and professional etiquette will shape your career.  Gather a group and tune in to learn the strategies and skills that will help you get started and keep you moving forward. 

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What Your Group Will Learn

  • Basic workplace etiquette that will enable you to be remembered by your work…not your faux pas
  • How implementing professional etiquette now can set the course of your career
  • The value of faliure and learning from your mistakes 

Additional Resources

Everything You Need to Host!

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Experts

Patricia Simpson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Amanda Yarnell
Chemical & Engineering News


Special Thanks to:

Diane Grob Schmidt
ACS Immediate Past President 


Sponsored By

Procter & Gamble

With Support From


Featuring

Anastasia Ilgen

Anna Cavinato
Division of Analytical Chemistry

Michelle Kidder

Michelle Kidder
ACS Division of Energy and Fuels

Matthew Grandbois

Matthew Grandbois
ACS Division of Organic Chemistry

Carmen Giunta

Carmen Giunta
ACS Division of the History of Chemistry

Peter Smith

Peter Smith 
ACS Division of Professional Relations

Mick Hurrey

Mick Hurrey
ACS Division of Business Development and Management

Jennifer Maclachlan

Jennifer Maclachlan
ACS Division of Small Chemical Business

Jason D’Acchioli

Jason D’Acchioli
ACS Division of Organic Chemistry

Anastasia Ilgen

Anastasia Ilgen
ACS Geochemistry Division

Graham Peaslee

Graham Peaslee
ACS Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology