Northeastern Section Younger Chemists Committee

Career Symposium


The 2014 Career Symposium will be held on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Boston University’s Department of Chemistry.  We will be hosting a series of career panels and job skills workshops.  Please register here.

If you would like to practice your interviewing skills in a mock interview, please email the Career Chair, June Lum (june.lum@nsycc.org), by March 10, 2014 to sign up.


The NSYCC, along with Boston University’s Younger Chemists Committee (BUYCC), are proud to be hosting the 2014 Career Symposium on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The event will take place at Boston University’s Department of Chemistry. Please join us as successful chemists discuss the paths which lead them to their fruitful careers.

The oral program will consist of a variety of useful workshops and panel discussions about different career paths. We will also be hosting a social event, where you will have the opportunity to put your networking skills into action!

We look forward to meeting you there!


12:00 pm – 12:45 pm  – Sign in & Registration (Life Science & Engineering Building (LSEB) Lobby)

12:45 pm – 1:00 pm – Welcome

Career Panel Discussions

(LSEB B01)

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm       Academia & Teaching Careers

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm      Careers in government labs & government contract organizations

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm       Coffee & Snack Break

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm       Industry careers

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm       Alternative careers


(LSEB 101)

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm      Entrepreneurship

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm      Coffee & Snack Break

3:15 pm – 5:15 pm      Resume, cover letter, and interviewing preparation


5:30 pm – 8:00 pm     Reception at Scoozi


  • Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society

  • Boston University Younger Chemists Committee

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