Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Scholars


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Career Planning

Learn about career workshops, academic careers, networking, interviewing, and the new ChemIDP online tool.

Awards and Fellowships

Find research and postdoctoral fellowships, travel awards, leadership awards, and more.

Meetings & Events

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Meeting Locator
Browse meetings, workshops, short courses and symposia

Professional Development & Networking

Reports on Graduate Studies in Chemical Sciences

  • 2013 ACS Graduate Student Survey
    See the results of a survey of graduate students in the chemical sciences. Questions focused on career goals and preparation, quality of relationships with adviser(s) and peers, resources, funding and overall satisfaction with graduate school.
  • ACS Presidential Commission Report on Graduate Education
    Read the report which focuses on the purpose of graduate education in the chemical sciences and addresses important societal issues as well as the needs of graduate students.



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Prospective Graduate Students

Resources for International Students and Postdocs

ACS Graduate & Postdoctoral Chemist Magazine

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Maintaining Mental Health


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