ACS Education & Professional Development Activities
In Conjunction With the Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting
Whether you are honing your communication skills by presenting your research, learning the latest in cutting-edge science or taking part in one of many networking opportunities, ACS meetings provide a unique opportunity to learn and grow in your career.
ACS Education offered the following virtual activities in conjunction with the Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Expo.
Activities for Undergraduate & Graduate Students
|August 16||11:00 AM-12:30 PM||Don't panic: Getting into graduate school
||Learn the in's and out's of getting into graduate school in this interactive workshop.|
|August 16||1:00 PM-2:00 PM
||On the same page: Writing killer resumes & more
||Make sure your resumes, application essays, and other documents reflect who you are as a professional in this interactive workshop.|
|August 16||5:00 PM-6:00 PM||Standing out & succeeding: Our experiences as diverse chemists
||Join this panel discussion with award-winning chemists from diverse backgrounds as they share their challenges and successes navigating the field.|
|August 17||4:00 PM - 5:00 PM||Graduate student and postdoctoral scholar virtual event||Take a break from technical talks to make new friends, share stories, and discuss chemistry.|
|August 19||3:00 PM-5:00 PM
||Undergraduate research poster session
||See research from undergraduates and get ideas for your next project.|
Professional Development Activities
Virtual ACS Kids Zone - A Presidential Outreach Event
Saturday, August 15
3:00 PM ET - English | 4:00 PM ET - Spanish
Explore the wonders of chemistry in the online Kids Zone science event featuring Miss Camille Schrier - Miss America 2020 - and other distinguished guests.
All student events are sponsored or cosponsored by the Society Committee on Education Undergraduate Programs Advisory Board. Individual event sponsors include the ACS Committee on Minority Affairs and ACS Division of Chemical Education. Cosponsors include the ACS Divisions of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry Education, Computational Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Geochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Nanochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and Polymer Chemistry.