254th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition

Aug 21 - Aug 22, 2017

"Attending the ACS on Campus helps me understand details that I need to pay attention to, such as avoiding plagiarism."

Fukuan Shi, Graduate Student
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Washington, DC

Aug 21 - Aug 22, 2017

Location:

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?

Speakers

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Agenda

Venue: 
Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Hall A/B, ACS Booth Theater

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!

Monday, August 21
10:30-11:30 AM       How to Position and Market Yourself for the Next Step in 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.

Tuesday, August 22 

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

Resources

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