Aug 21 - Aug 22, 2017
254th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition
ACS Booth Theater, Hall A/B - Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC 20001
ACS on Campus is at the 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in Washington, DC! Join us in the ACS Booth Theater in the Exhibition Hall for three "how-to" sessions on Monday, August 21 and Tuesday, August 22. We're covering how to get published, how to market yourself for the next step in your career, and how to use social media like a master.
To top it all off, we're serving coffee and sweets at each session and every participant gets an ACS on Campus giveaway. We'll also be holding raffles for Starbucks giftcards to keep you thoroughly caffeinated during national meeting. We'll we see you at ACS on Campus?
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ACS on Campus is hosting three "how-to"sessions with the ACS Editors and chemistry professionals in academia and industry in the ACS Booth Theater at the 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in Washington DC. Register for one or all sessions and get ready to jump start your career!
Figuring out what is right for you in your professional career is no easy task. Whether it’s graduate school, post-doctoral research or entering the workforce – many of the steps for discovering your path are the same. In the session, we’ll explore your professional options, introduce you to tools to help narrow-down the search, and show you how to make connections in your field of choice.
3:30-4:30 PM How to Get Your Research Published with the ACS Editors
Get essential tips for getting your research published with the ACS Editors. You’ll learn how to prepare a strong manuscript, choose the best journal for your research, and prepare a cover letter that will get the attention of the editors.
12:00-12:30 PM #SocialMediaMaster: Using Social Media to Advance Your Science Career
Have you ever taken the time to consider your social media footprint? In this session, we look at popular platforms Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn and how you can manage your personal brand and use these platforms to connect with companies and potential employees. The stakes are high and the possibilities endless when you're a #SocialMediaMaster.
Don't forget! We're hosting a networking event around science communication on Sunday, August 20 from 5:30-8:00 PM at Busboys and Poets on 5th and K street. Learn effective ways to communicate your research to the public and see how the experts are doing it in Washington. Food and drinks provided. Registration is encouraged
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WHY ACS ON CAMPUS IS FOR YOU
Leaders in the field
Heather L. Tierney, Ph.D.
Managing Editor, ACS Nano & Nano Letters
Heather received her Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Assumption College in Worcester, MA. She then proceeded to complete a Ph. D. in Chemistry at Tufts University, where she used a combination of scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) and density functional theory (DFT) to study the surface chemistry of a variety of systems including bimetallic alloys, molecular self-assembly, and single-molecule rotors. Heather joined the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society in 2010 as the Managing Editor for ACS Nano and Nano Letters.