Career Workshops

[ Also see: Career Business Workshops ]

Note: All workshops can be registered for using the registration form except the ACS Leadership Workshop on Fostering Innovation

Thursday, May 31, 2012:


    • 8:00-9:30am - Planning Your Job Search
    • Design an effective job search, then put it into action. We'll bring you up to date with the latest trends in the employment market for chemical professionals. You'll learn the best way to organize your search and then target the market segments and jobs that are right for you. By performing a personal assessment, you'll discover which jobs are most suited to your values, skills and aspirations. You'll also learn how to find unadvertised jobs through networking, make effective cold calls to employers, and gather useful information about prospective employers.

    • 9:30-11:00am - Preparing a Résumé
    • Land an interview with a winning résumé. This workshop shows you shows you how to develop your résumé for the maximum wow factor. You'll learn what you need to include and how you need to present it. Just as important, we'll tell you what not to include. We'll also help you improve your résumés visual appeal so that it stands out and instantly calls to a recruiter to read it. Finally, we'll give you some important tips for transmitting résumés electronically so that they don't get lost in cyberspace.

    • 11:00am - 12:30pm - Effective Interviewing
    • Prepare yourself for interviews so that each one can be a success. This workshop provides practical steps to help you excel during interviews by 1) anticipating the common questions posed by interviewers, 2) preparing your responses to tough questions in advance, and 3) conducting due diligence research on the hiring organization. You'll learn to skillfully position your core strengths and communicate how you are uniquely qualified to help the hiring organization reach its goals.


    • 1:00-5:00pm - ACS Leadership Workshop: Fostering Innovation
    • To register for this workshop, you must go to to register and make your payment AT THAT SITE. The first nine registrants are free, the next eleven receive a reduced rate of $25, and the fee for additional registrants is $75. Register Early!

Saturday, June 2, 2012:


    •   8:30am-12:00pm   - Elementary School Teachers Hands-On STEM Program [ details... ]
    •   9:00am-12:00pm   - High School Teachers Environmental Program


    •   1:00pm-4:40pm   - Elementary School Teachers Hands-On STEM Program [ details... ]
    •   1:00pm-4:00pm   - High School Teachers Forensic Science Program