Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia
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When

Friday, September 20, 2019

11:30-17:00

Where

Georgia State University

Who

Georgia State University

About

ACS on Campus, the American Chemical Society’s flagship outreach program, is coming to Georgia State University on Friday September 20th! Join us for an exciting day of career workshops, publishing tips and ACS resources available to you. You’ll benefit from exposure to ACS editors and networking opportunities with local professionals and your peers.

You’ll hear from Prof. Robert Dickson, Senior Editor of Journal of Physical Chemistry, Dr. Fred Meadows, Senior Manager of Oil and Gas Research and Development at Kemira Chemicals North America and Jahari Soward, MBA, CIR, ACS Career Consultant and more!

The event is FREE and open to all students and researchers studying the sciences – not just chemistry! Registration is recommended.

 

 

Agenda

11:30-12:00

Registration

Location: PSC 124

12:00-12:30

Write it, Speak it: Effective Communications, How to Talk About Your Research

Location: PSC 124

Prof. Robert Dickson, Senior Editor, Journal of Physical Chemistry

Learn how to effectively communicate your research to a broader audience, whether in an job interview, poster presentation, or to a journalist!

12:30-13:00

Discover Your Career with ChemIDP

Location: PSC 124

13:00-14:00

Resume Review Workshop

Location: PSC 124

Jahari Soward, MBA, CIR, ACS Career Consultant

Spots are limited for the resume review workshop – save yours today!

14:00-15:30

How to Find a Job Utilizing SciFinder

Library South – 1st Floor Large Conference Room

Edwin Robinson, Account Manager, CAS

Curious how to use SciFinder to find companies and labs that spark your research interest? In this workshop you’ll learn how to use SciFinder for so much more than just finding papers.

15:30-15:45

Registration

Location: PSC 101

15:45-16:45

Beyond the Bench: Exploring Careers Outside of the Lab Coat

Location: PSC 101

Dr. Fred Meadows, Senior Manager of Oil and Gas Research and Development at Kemira Chemicals North America

Jahari Soward, MBA, CIR, ACS Career Consultant

Alicia Byrd, Product Manager, Praxair; B.S. Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Spelman College; MBA Chemical Engineering, GA Tech

16:45-17:00

ACS Resources to Grow Your Future & Closing Remarks