• Searching for Talented Chemists and Chemical Engineers: 3D Printing, Hydrogels, Quantum Dots

    January 21, 2016   (Click on link)     Dear Fellow Scientists and Engineers: I’m quite pleased to have opportunities to offer which are on the very cutting-edge of both the biotech and manuf...
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  • Can you suggest any chemical engineering courses for career development?

    There is plenty of chemistry knowledge in our R&D department but we are lacking in the physics angle.  We are a coatings company: not only do we have to scale up what we develop for manufacturing but there ar...
    Alan Linquist
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  • Expect the Unexpected/ C&EN, April 1, 2013, p. 52

    This article states that you need three things to accomplish any project, either planned or unplanned: time, money, and (human) resources.  Actually, there is a second critical resource, i.e. information.  G...
  • ACS Leadership Development System: Your Competitive Advantage

    ·     The ACS Leadership Development System™: Your opportunity to learn essential skills to strengthen your competitive edge in today's global economy.     \
    Mark Obrien
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  • FIRST Conference at P&G - New Minority PhDs and Postdocs

    FIRST stands for Focusing on Industrial Recruitment of Scientific Talent.  For the last 23 years, the conference has exposed, recruited, and employed top PhD talent from the African American, Hispanic/Latino, and...
    David Harwell
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  • Call for Nominations: 2013 Emerging Leader in Chromatography Award

    LCGC is seeking nominations for the 2013 Emerging Leader in Chromatography award. Candidates must be within 10 years of receiving their highest degree. Nominations due January 14, 2013.   http://bit.ly/XvoEZP
    Laura Bush
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  • Electronic Tools to Enhance Your Career

    Attached is a .pdf file with the slides from the talk I presented at the recent ACS National meeting in Philadelphia.  Several of the attendees wanted the slides, so I got permission to post them here.  If y...
    Lisa Balbes
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  • Gender Pay Gap from the U.S. Dept of Laybor

    By the time a woman reaches the age of retirement, she will have lost, on average, almost $400,000 in salary because of the gender pay gap, Chief Economist Adriana Kugler said in her address on June 21 at the 30th Ann...
    David Harwell
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  • Mortgage Payment Help from the U.S. Government

    If you need help paying your mortgage, you may be eligible for assistance through a variety of programs.   Through the Making Home Affordable program, you can   Refinance and take advantage of lower mort...
    David Harwell
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  • Join The Chemical Professionals Network at www.chempeople.com - and we'll upgrade you, worth $100

    www.chempeople.com is a networking and careers portal dedicated to chemical and related professionals. It is totally global.   Started a few years ago we already have 30,000 members and you can access them all v...
  • Given Today’s Job Market, What Should I Do?:  Advice given by Corporation Associates during the 2009 Graduate Student Round Table

    If you are unable to find a position in this current economic environment you should use the time to broaden your experiences and enhance your skills. This could mean doing a postdoc or in some cases two postdocs. You...
    Deanna Green
    created by Deanna Green
  • Benefits to Working in Industry: Advice Given by Corporation Associates During the 2009 Graduate Student Round Table

    A lot of companies will invest in you and they will reward your productivity. Some companies offer incentives for problem solving. Depending on the company Work-Life-Balance can be easier to manage. Some companies wi...
    Deanna Green
    created by Deanna Green
  • Find Your Niche: Advice given by Corporation Associates during the 2009 Graduate Student Round Table

    New Ph.D.’s commonly start their industry career as researchers but there are many other opportunities for scientists once they have proven themselves. Although your background may be in research this does not p...
    Deanna Green
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  • Tips on Getting a Job: Advice given by Corporation Associates during the 2009 Graduate Student Round Table

    To learn more about a company you are interested in, visit the company’s website. Seek out a company representative at the next ACS National Meeting.          &#...
    Deanna Green
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  • Developing Professional Skills: Advice given by Corporation Associates during the 2009 Graduate Student Round Table

    Whether you have a bachelors, masters or Ph.D., your academic accomplishments are not enough when you want to work in industry. Industry representatives also look at strong scientific credentials, candidates with demo...
    Deanna Green
    created by Deanna Green
  • Changing the way we consider Patent Authors

    As chemist, it can be insulting to be referred to as a "set of hands" especially after spending months on a project and contributing valuable compounds.  Maybe the chemist didn't develop the compound list/ideas, ...
    Kyle Soucy
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