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Yea or Nay: Deciding where (or whether) to go for grad school - Shared screen with speaker view
Michelle Boucher (she/her)
24:47
http://bit.ly/DontPanicHO
Michelle Boucher (she/her)
24:58
http://acs.org/undergrad
Michelle Boucher (she/her)
27:09
https://www.linkedin.com/in/marco-bonizzoni-40ab671/
Blake Aronson (ACS)
27:28
If you have not downloaded the handouts for today's webinar, you can do so now at https://bit.ly/YeaNayHO
Michelle Boucher (she/her)
27:48
https://cen.acs.org/careers/diversity/Career-Ladder-Sibrina-Collins/98/i42
Michelle Boucher (she/her)
28:08
https://www.cheme.columbia.edu/master-science-program-0
Michelle Boucher (she/her)
28:55
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ana-mayol-09180337/
Blake Aronson (ACS)
28:58
https://www.cheme.columbia.edu/master-science-program-0
Michelle Boucher (she/her)
38:43
https://cenm.ag/gradstudentguide
Ana-Rita Mayol
45:28
@Matthew Prus that opens to the areas of organic, biological/biochemistry and computational.
Ana-Rita Mayol
46:25
@Ronald - having a science background gives you an advantage in industry in those types of positions. Do your homework regarding the certifications to check for return on investment.
Ana-Rita Mayol
47:31
@Remington - Environmental is very interdisciplinary and you have many areas whiting chemistry and environmental that you can explore.
Ana-Rita Mayol
48:17
PSM degrees are significantly more costly because of the law/MBA component.
Ana-Rita Mayol
48:56
terminal master degrees can have a research component - do your homework!
Michelle Boucher (she/her)
58:01
Linking to handouts again: bit.ly/DontPanicHO
Michelle Boucher (she/her)
58:04
bit.ly/DontPanicHO
Michelle Boucher (she/her)
58:29
Sharing as a link: http://bit.ly/DontPanicHO
Blake Aronson (ACS)
58:48
@Antionette, the salary survey that Sam referenced at the beginning of his presentation includes an overall gender breakdown, and, yes, women earned less. (https://cen.acs.org/careers/salaries/What-US-chemists-make-according-to-the-2019-ACS-salary-survey/97/i43) On the more positive side, the most recent salary survey showed that salaries are the same for early career chemists.
Blake Aronson (ACS)
59:58
You can find more salary info here: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/careers/salaries/surveys.html
Blake Aronson (ACS)
01:01:25
"Alternative Careers in Chemistry": https://pubs.acs.org/doi/book/10.1021/acs.infocus.7e4002
Blake Aronson (ACS)
01:02:06
Correction: "Alternative Careers in Science": https://pubs.acs.org/doi/book/10.1021/acs.infocus.7e4002
Sibrina Collins
01:02:49
Here is a link about the book., "Careers for Chemists: A World Outside the Lab." https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/202754.Careers_for_Chemists
Marco Bonizzoni
01:05:30
Also look at "Nontraditional Careers for Chemists" by Lisa Balbes, on a similar topic of the wealth of things chemists do that is not necessarily bench chemistry research.
Sibrina Collins
01:06:32
@Marco, that is a good book as well.
Ana-Rita Mayol
01:15:58
A good way to think about your career path is to do an Individualized Development Plan with your mentor. YOu can get more information about these here: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/acs-webinars/professional-development/idp.html
Sibrina Collins
01:19:22
Here is an article that you may find interesting about Black Panther and the Periodic Table. I love to write!https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b00206
Sibrina Collins
01:20:24
@Robert and @Ana are right about effective writing skills.
Ana-Rita Mayol
01:22:49
@CAthy you might want to do a literature search in the area you are interested and see where the groups are.
Blake Aronson (ACS)
01:24:02
Following on Ana-Rita's comment, there will be another ChemIDP workshop on Tuesday. These are great for considering what you really want out of a career https://acsoncampus.acs.org/events/chemidp-undergrad/
Ana-Rita Mayol
01:24:44
@ Matther Prus - https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges
Michelle Boucher (she/her)
01:27:04
https://cenm.ag/gradstudentguide
Ana-Rita Mayol
01:36:50
@ BALM - https://chemidp.acs.org/
Blake Aronson (ACS)
01:38:51
You can also try this: https://cenm.ag/gradstudentguide
Ana-Rita Mayol
01:40:53
@Haven - not necessarily. It depends what you do and how you phrase it in your essay when you apply.
Ana-Rita Mayol
01:41:24
@Haven - It should not affect the level of funding for the PhD program
Michelle Boucher (she/her)
01:45:43
Another useful site that a panelist suggests to look at is: https://www.onetonline.org/ for career searches
Blake Aronson (ACS)
01:46:30
If you are interested in science policy, AAAS has a science policy fellowship for PhD graduates: https://www.aaas.org/programs/science-technology-policy-fellowships
Mariana LarraƱaga Tappia
01:50:06
Thank you :)