This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Click here to advertise in this news brief.

  Mobile version   RSS   Subscribe   Unsubscribe Chemical Industry Buyers Guide:     
   Home   Careers   Publications   Meetings   Membership   Education   Policy   Job Postings RSS Feed Aug. 11, 2011
Just 17 Days Left to Register for the On-Site ACS Career Fair in Denver — Aug. 28-31

The ACS Career Fair in August will be a hybrid event, fully integrating the Virtual Career Fair into the on-site ACS Career Fair to be held concurrently with the ACS national meeting at the Colorado Convention Center. This innovative online/on-site career fair will offer job seekers not only more venues to connect with prospective employers, but also more programs to gain the knowledge and skills needed to reach their career goals.

Register now!


BookFactory Lab Books and Log Books

BookFactory is the leader in standard and custom laboratory notebooks and log books for the scientific and engineering communities. Save your company time and money by finding out why 90% of the Top Research Universities and 80% of the World’s Top Pharmaceutical Companies use BookFactory Books.

The Science of Selling: Selling Science to Non-Scientists
American Chemical Society    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Business & Innovation: Chemical Entrepreneurship Series
Time/date: 2 to 3 p.m. ET Aug. 18

You have a great scientific idea — but you are puzzled about how to sell it. To be successful, today's scientists need to be more than just great scientists. One needs to know how to pare down complex technical issues and make them relevant to the business audience. Join speakers Carol Nacy, CEO at Sequella, and Juliane Snowden, Vice President at Burns McClellan, as they provide valuable internal and external business perspectives and tips to get others to "buy your science."

Meet Your Experts
Dr. Carol Nacy
is founder, CEO and Chair of the Board of Sequella Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company in Rockville, Md.

Juliane Snowden joined Burns McClellan as Vice President in May 2006, having honed her communications skills for the previous 13 years with a solid investor relations track record and broad experience in corporate communications, including branding and messaging, media relations, crisis communications, and relationship development and management.

Register now!



Complete Facility Closure: Pharma API/Chemical Equipment from Aesica (Enfield, UK). View lot catalog at

Small is Beautiful: Everyday Applications and Advances in Nanochemistry
American Chemical Society    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Joy of Science: Food Chemistry Series
Time/date: 2 to 3 p.m. ET Aug. 25

Good things come in small packages. More than 800 products, ranging from food packaging to cosmetics, have resulted from nanotechnology research. Yet this is just the beginning. Advances in nanochemistry will continue to create applications that may someday impact global economics and stir debate about environmental and health concerns. Join Dr. Paul Weiss, editor of ACS Nano and Director of California NanoSystems Institute, and Andrew Maynard, Director of the University of Michigan Risk Science Center, as they take us on a journey to discover the role of these tiny materials in our future.

Meet Your Experts
Paul S. Weiss and his interdisciplinary research group focus on the atomic-scale chemical, physical, optical, mechanical and electronic properties of surfaces and supramolecular assemblies.

Andrew Maynard is Director of the University of Michigan Risk Science Center.

Register now!


ACS Global Networking Reception
American Chemical Society    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
"Networking 101: Making Your Contacts Count"
Time/date: 6 p.m. ET Aug. 30

Learn the art of networking, then start developing key career contacts — all in one event! All ACS National Meeting registrants are invited to the unprecedented ACS Global Networking Reception on Aug. 30 at the ACS National Meeting in Denver and webcast live via the ACS Virtual Career Fair. You don't need to be at the ACS National Meeting to attend; you can attend on-site or online.

Meet Your Experts
Bonnie Coffey
of Contacts Count is an experienced speaker, trainer and leader in business and community.

David Harwell is the Assistant Director for Career Management and Development at ACS. In his job, he works with chemical professionals throughout their careers.

This event is designed to bring together job seekers and employers from around the world to give you the rules and tools for creating, cultivating and capitalizing on networking relationships. Immediately thereafter, attendees put those skills into practice.

Meet us in Denver at the ACS Village in the Exposition Hall. Online attendees must register for the Virtual Career Fair and then log on to its Virtual Auditorium to attend the presentation and the Virtual Networking Lounge to connect with colleagues. Computers equipped with webcams will be at the live event in Denver, enabling you to network with both on-site and online attendees.

Many local ACS sections, international chapters and student groups will host receptions concurrently with the ACS Global Networking Reception — all linked together via the Virtual Career Fair to create the largest networking event in ACS history. Don't miss it!

Fermion - your expert for Camptothecin chemistry

Fermion developed a versatile synthesis protocol that gives access to a variety of Camptothecin derivatives – and the entire process is fully synthetic! Robust, reliable processes are available on both lab and commercial scales. Validated processes and DMF’s are in place for the US, EU and Japan. Informex booth 1775, Hall C

Avoid These 6 Job-Hunting Missteps
American Chemical Society    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
There are six common job-hunting mistakes many job hunters make. Any of these can lead an employer to choose another candidate despite the job hunter's excellent credentials. What are these mistakes? How can you avoid them? More

4 Rules for Finding a Job in a Tough Market
KBSI-TV    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The saga of the American jobs predicament goes on. What does this mean for the American worker? Michele Drennen, director of career services at Brown Mackie College-Northern Kentucky, offers insight into the process of finding a job in this tough market. More

What to Do if You've Been Laid Off
The Call News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Regardless of your age, gender or the work you do, it pays to prepare yourself in the event that you are laid off. It's critical to understand what you should do in the minutes, days and weeks after being told that your job has been eliminated. More


Salaries are Negotiable, Even in a Bad Economy
AM New York    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The economy is horrible and you feel lucky to have been offered a job. Why let that stop you from asking for more money? Here are five tips to getting a better salary. More

Job Seekers: Give Yourself a SWOT
ARAContent via Pekin Daily Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With a SWOT analysis, you examine your Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, along with internal and external factors that might affect your employment search. Many organizations utilize a SWOT analysis to examine their business, but a SWOT analysis also can help reduce the anxiety sometimes associated with finding employment. More

Refreshing Your Resume: A Never-Ending Job
ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
If you're not looking for a job now, you might be doing it next year. Gaining the right kind of experience can make your curriculum vitae shine. More

Connect with ACS on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and the ACS Network.

Spectroscopic Sampling Supplies and Accessories

Full range of product, descriptions, pricing.

View Catalogs.

ACS Career News
Colby Horton, Vice President of Publishing, 469.420.2601   Download media kit
Valerie Hunt, Content Editor, MultiBriefs 469.420.2690   Contribute news
You have received this message as a user of the ACS Careers Job Database. If you would like to discontinue receiving the ACS Career News, click here. Did someone forward this edition to you? Subscribe here—it’s free! The ACS respects your privacy. View our privacy policy.
Recent issues
Aug. 4, 2011
July 28, 2011
July 21, 2011
July 14, 2011

7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063