Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society
Cleveland, Ohio May 20-23, 2009


Meeting Energy & Environmental Challenges Through Functional Materials

Undergraduate Program

Flyer, updated Monday, April 20, 2009:

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Some events for or of potential interest to undergraduates:

Wednesday, May 20
    Career Planning Workshops presented by the ACS
        Planning Your Job Search8-9:30am
        Preparing a Resume9:30-11am
        Effective Interviewing11-12:30pm
        Individual Resume Reviews1:30-5pm
            sign up for times at meeting registration
    Plenary talk by Charles Lieber, Harvard University11:30am
            Nanowires: A Platform for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
    Undergraduate meet and greet with Dr. Lieber12:30-1:30pm
    Workshop: Patent Law for Chemists1:30-3:30pm
            Learn some of the basics of intellectual property, which has been a growth area for employment.
    General Poster session5-6:30pm
            Will the undergraduate poster session be your first poster session?  Come to the general poster session to see what it's like.
Thursday, May 21
    Interview Skills/Mock Interviews9:30-11:30am
            This session is led by two young chemists, one working in technical job placement and the other for a biotech R&D laboratory.
    Plenary talk by Daniel Nocera, MIT11:30am
    Undergraduate meet and greet with Dr. Nocera12:30-1:30pm*
    Undergraduate Research Poster session5-6:30pm
    Graduate School information session4-6:30pm*
Other events that do not yet have a scheduled time
    Undergraduate Career Panel Discussion*Thurs. pm or Friday
            A panel of chemists working in both traditional and non-traditional jobs will discuss their work and the journey they took to their current career.

*tentative day and/or time