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Professional Education

Refresh your skills or branch into new areas with ACS Professional Education Short Courses.

In-Person Courses Time Register
Wednesday, August 17 – Sunday, August 21
LC/GC Bootcamp - Hands-On Chromatography Master Class 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (CT) Register
Saturday, August 20 – Sunday August 21
Laboratory Safety 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (CT) Register
Polymeric Coatings 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (CT) Register
Tuesday, August 23
Effective Science Communication 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM (CT) Register

ACS Leadership Development Workshops

ACS Leadership Development Program courses you the opportunity to learn the leadership skills necessary to excel at your career. 

Workshops Time Register
Sunday, August 21
Fostering Innovation       8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CT) Register 
The Science of Managing Inclusive and Diverse Teams 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CT) Register 
Monday, August 22
Developing Communication Strategies 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CT) Register
Tuesday, August 23
Strategic Planning  1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CT) Register

Career Pathways Workshops

ACS Career Pathways™ are expertly designed to provide career guidance for up-and-coming and professional chemical scientist  as they navigate their futures. 

Workshops Time Register
Sunday, August 21

Careers in Industrial Chemistry: Identifying Your Role in the Industrial Value Chain

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CT) Register
ChemIDP, Planning for Your Career 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (CT) Register 
Finding Yourself: Identifying a Career that Matches your Strengths and Values 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CT) Register 
Making the Most of Your Interview: Outshine the Competition 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (CT) Register 
Networking: How to Get Started 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (CT) Register 
New Technologies to Find Jobs and Manage Your Career 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM (CT) Register 
Résumé Development: Marketing Your Brand for an Industrial Chemistry Position 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (CT) Register
Setting Yourself Up for Success in an Interview 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CT) Register 
Monday, August 22
Finding Yourself: Identifying a Career that Matches your Strengths and Values 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CT) Register 
Higher Education-Presenting Yourself 10:30 AM-12:30 PM (CT) Register 
How to Find and Apply for a Chemistry Position in the Federal Government 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CT) Register
Networking: How to Get Started 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (CT) Register
Opportunities for Chemists in the Federal Government 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT) Register
Skydiving into Retirement: Enjoy the Ride and Land Softly 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CT) Register
The Higher Education Landscape 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT) Register 
Your Idea, Your Business Plan, Your Marketing Strategy    
Your Sales, Marketing, and Financing Plan 10:30 AM -12:30 PM (CT) Register 
Tuesday, August 23
Careers in Industrial Chemistry: Identifying Your Role in the Industrial Value Chain 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT) Register 
Finding Yourself: Identifying a Career that Matches your Strengths and Values 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CT) Register
Green Cards for Scientific Researchers: How to Win Your EB-1/NIW Case! 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (CT) Register 
Higher Education-Presenting Yourself 3:30 PM - 5:30PM (CT) Register 
How to Find and Apply for a Chemistry Position in the Federal Government 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (CT) Register
Making the Most of Your Interview: Outshine the Competition 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CT) Register
Networking: How to Get Started 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CT) Register
Opportunities for Chemists in the Federal Government 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CT) Register 
Résumé Development: Marketing Your Brand for an Industrial Chemistry Position 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CT) Register
Practical Green Chemistry Tools for Pharmaceutical Scientists 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CT) Register 
Setting Yourself Up for Success in an Interview 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT) Register 
The Higher Education Landscape 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CT) Register
Writing Excellent Proposals 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM (CT) Register 
Wednesday, August 24
Careers in Industrial Chemistry: Identifying Your Role in the Industrial Value Chain 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT) Register 
Finding Yourself: Identifying a Career that Matches your Strengths and Values 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CT) Register 
Making the Most of Your Interview: Outshine the Competition 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CT) Register 
Networking: How to Get Started 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CT) Register 
Résumé Development: Marketing Your Brand for an Industrial Chemistry Position 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CT) Register 
Setting Yourself Up for Success in an Interview 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT) Register

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