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l_bellero
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Are you a chemistry student unsure of the right career move to make after graduation? Do you find yourself uncertain about the typical chemistry career path that includes long hours in a lab or research environment?

Don’t worry, ACS has all the information

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r_boyers
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Visit the newly revamped ACS Career Fair, held inside the Expo hall at the 254th National Meeting & Exposition in Washington, D.C. and meet with top employers such as KAUST for your next career or study opportunity.

Who is KAUST?

King Abdullah University of

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r_boyers
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Visit the newly revamped ACS Career Fair, held inside the Expo hall at the 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Washington, DC and meet with top employers such as BASF for your next career or study opportunity.

About BASF

At BASF, we create chemistry

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lexi_roro
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Writing the Research Plan for your Academic Job Application

Want to get that academic faculty job you've been dreaming of? Are you stressed about writing that long research plan? Do not fear. ACS is here! We will give you guidance on writing a well-written research plan needed for your academic job application so

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lexi_roro
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How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Getting ready for the big day that could potentially change your career for the better? ACS wants to help you out and give some valuable tips on how to do well in your next interview!

You know what they say? “First impressions are the most lasting.” Let’s

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EShamberger
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Fun Facts: American Chemist Dudley R. Herschbach

What better way to prepare for your future than by studying successful chemists who came before you. This will not only show you a career path that someone else has taken, but it will also introduce you to new awards, undiscovered university/college progr

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EShamberger
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4 Benefits of Delivering an Interview Presentation

It is becoming more common for recruiters to require candidates to prepare a presentation to prove that they’re the right person for the job. Not only will this allow the candidate to showcase their passion and skill set, but it will also allow recruiters

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EShamberger
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3 Tips to Help You Get an Academic Faculty Job

Every year, numerous graduate students and postdocs apply for academic faculty jobs in hopes of securing an on-campus panel interview. After being selected as a candidate, you must convince a panel of established professors that you have what it takes to

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r_boyers
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Visit the newly revamped ACS Career Fair, held inside the Expo hall at the 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco, CA and meet with top employers such as Brewer Science for your next career opportunity.

About Brewer Science

Brewer Science

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EShamberger
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Visit the newly revamped ACS Career Fair, held inside the Expo hall at the 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco, CA and meet with top employers such as KAUST for your next career or study opportunity.

Who is KAUST?

King Abdullah Universi

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EShamberger
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Are you a planner or a reactor?

How you feel during crunch time is a real way to determine if you are an efficient reactor or if you’re better off planning tasks. Think about the last time your professor or boss allowed you to pick the deadline for an assignment. Now, think of the time

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EShamberger
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5 Qualities of a Great Leader

Are you a leader at your company or trying to improve your leadership skills? It’s important to know the behaviors and habits that will make your goal a success. According to Ladders, here are five ways you can set yourself apart as a workplace leader.

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EShamberger
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5 Steps to Dictating Your Own Career Path

As a leader, it is important to maintain your identity and momentum in order to live out your vision and lead a pack that believes in you.

According to Entrepreneur.com, “here are five steps to make sure you don’t allow the marketplace, and what others wan

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EShamberger
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Plan to take a 2017 continuing education course

2017 is right around the corner, which means you will have a fresh start to getting the continued education you desire.

ACS Professional Education (ProEd) offers a wealth of courses throughout the year to accommodate the learning and exploratory needs of c

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EShamberger
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Chemists Share Their Passion For ACS Technical Divisions

There are many areas of focus that a chemist can pursue throughout their professional career. The world of chemistry includes everything from analytical chemistry to small business chemistry – and beyond!

For this very reason, the American Chemical Society

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