International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Virtual Career Fair Tanya Fogg   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United States What are the growth areas in chemistry? How will innovation in chemistry create jobs? Whether you are in industry or academe or just want to know what direction the chemical industry is heading, we've got you covered! Our keynote speaker, George Whitesides along with other experts will discuss employment outlook for chemists.
Topic: employment outlook, innovation, growth areas in chemistry, chemical industry, job growth, immigration, industrial jobs, academic jobs, acs, american chemical society Audience: students, chemists, scientists, general public, professors, educators, teachers, educational institutions, small business, entrepreneurs. recruiters

Employment Trends in the Chemical Enterprise: Past, Present, and Future Tanya Fogg   |   added on Feb 16, 2011    |    United States Restructuring, and unemployment are now the headline news to watch. The national unemployment rate has been leveled at around 10% since 2009. Will it stay? Hear from ACS and Bureau of Labor Statistics analysts as they describe recent trends and provide projections about the future.
Topic: acs, chemistry, webinar, unemployment, employment trends, layoff, careers, restructure, bls Audience: chemists, scientists, graduate, unemployed, layed-off