Resources and Advice for Job-Seekers

As the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has ground economies around the world to a sudden halt, job seekers are facing the impact of lab shutdowns, university hiring freezes, and the stress of making their next career move amid sudden economic shocks. Although uncertainty reigns, individuals can still position themselves to be successful when looking for a job in industry or academia by taking advantage of resources and advice from those who have been in their position before.

ACS Helps Graduate Students and Postdocs Kick-Start their Careers

Sarah Zaccarine thought that her only career options after graduate school were either industry or academia. But after attending the American Chemical Society’s Career Kick-Starter Workshop earlier this year, Zaccarine realized that a PhD in chemistry offers many different career paths. Now, Zaccarine is exploring career opportunities in science policy or science communication.