ACS Career Day DC Metro a Success!


ACS and CSW hosted a career day April 20th at ACS Headquarters. This full day event was focused on chemists looking to transition in their careers, but was open and inclusive to all enthusiastic chemists looking to build new skills.

Attendees are actively listening to the day’s speakers.

Thank you so much to our wonderful speakers who covered a variety of interesting and dynamic topics!

Moji Bonakdar, Ph.D. – Transitioning Careers within Industry

Allison Aldridge, Ph.D. – Finding Jobs & Working in Government

Sara Orski, Ph.D. – Getting Involved in Your Local Section, CSW

Bill Carroll, Ph.D. (and former ACS President!) – Creating a Dynamic Resume

Mark O’Brien – Using ACS Resources to Boost Your Career

Tom Halleran, MBA – Working at ACS

Roger Brown – Networking

ALSO THANK YOU TO ALL ACS CAREER CONSULTANTS WHO VOLUNTEERED FOR 1-ON-1 APPOINTMENTS!!!

Dr. Moji Bonakdar is highlighting experiences gained during many industrial research and management opportunities throughout his career.
Dr. Bill Carroll providing tips for a dynamic resume to get you an interview!
Dr. Allison Aldridge imparting lessons learned working for FDA and navigating the federal hiring process.
Novella Bridges, Corina McClure, & Alessandra Zimmermann are enjoying listening to all the speakers this morning!
Dr. Sara Orski starting her presentation on how to get involved in CSW.

Thank you very much to ACS, who was responsible for organizing the meeting, providing lunch, drinks, and snacks. A special thanks goes to Tommie Parker, Kimberly Browne, Yvonne Dudley, Michelle Williams, and Robin Polk for organizing the meeting and working with CSW to ensure a successful event!

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