THIS WEEK: Wednesday, February 3, 2021 @ 2-3pm ET
Are you considering a graduate degree in chemistry? This decision will shape the beginning of your professional career as a chemist, so learning as much as you can about degree options, application process, and the student experience is crucial to making the best decision for yourself.
Join ACS Fellow Brian Gibney of Brooklyn College and the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center as he discusses everything you need to know about pursuing a graduate degree in chemistry. During this free interactive broadcast, discover little known advice about how to apply and prepare, where the international opportunities are, and what to expect overall from this educational journey. This ACS Webinar is co-produced with ACS on Campus.
What You Will Learn
- What are your graduate degree options in chemistry.
- How to prepare for applying and attending graduate school in chemistry.
- What to expect in graduate school in chemistry.
- Wednesday, February 3, 2021 @ 2-3pm ET
- Free to attend with the creation of an ACS ID
- Slides will be available to download on the day of the broadcast
- Register here
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Make sure you at least register for the first day of the Academy on Handshake, which you can do HERE. If you want to guarantee your spot in all 5 sessions, then follow each of the links below and RSVP to reserve your spot. Remember, there are limited spots, so don’t miss out on this opportunity!
RSVP and learn more about each session through these links: October 15, October 22, October 29, November 5, and November 12. Each session is from 7pm to 9pm via Zoom. You do not have to attend all of the sessions, but it is recommended to attend at least 3, especially the first and last sessions.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Brigham Young University is pleased to invite interested undergraduate students to attend its upcoming virtual seminar lectures and Q&A sessions regarding the chemistry/biochemistry graduate school program at BYU.
The five virtual seminars will be given by current faculty in the five disciplines offered in BYU ‘s master’s and doctorate programs. This is a great opportunity to hear about current research happening at BYU, especially if you are not familiar with possible opportunities and research topics. Learn more about the seminars on this graphic.
The Q&A session will focus on graduate school admissions and life as a graduate student in Provo, UT.
If you are interested, sign up here. A zoom link will be sent either the day of or the day before the event.