FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | October 15, 2013

Students, faculty, public invited to ‘ACS on Campus’ event, October 22-23, Arizona State University

The American Chemical Society (ACS) invites students, faculty and interested members of the public to attend ACS on Campus at Arizona State University on Oct. 22-23. The free program will assist students with their professional development in the sciences. A Science Café Networking Event will take place at Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant on Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 6-8 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013


6-8 p.m. - Science Café Networking Event — Alternative Careers in Chemistry Panel

Location: Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, 420 S. Mill Ave. #201, Tempe, Ariz. 85281

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013


8-8:30 a.m. - Sign in, Registration

8:30-9 a.m. - Opening Remarks

9-10:30 a.m. - Basics in Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves and Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What You Need to Know

10:30-10:45 a.m. - Networking Break

10:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Working in Industry: Preparing a Resume

12:30-1 p.m. - Lunch/SciFinder® — Beyond Chemistry

1-5 p.m. - ACS Career Pathways: Acing the Interview  

Location: Arizona State University, Hayden Library, 300 E. Orange Mall, Room C6A (Upper Concourse Level)

Please join ACS on Campus for free food, giveaways and networking. All events are free, but registration is required. The event is not just for chemists. Bring colleagues from biology, physics, engineering and math. Sessions are appropriate for researchers in all fields of science.

ACS on Campus is a free outreach program dedicated to helping students, postdocs and faculty members advance in their careers. The program brings leaders in chemistry, publishing, research, science communication and career development to university campuses to present seminars and workshops.

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The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With more than 163,000 members, ACS is the world's largest scientific society and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

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