Highlights from Pittcon 2012 Chemistry Careers Networking Session, Part II
Apr26

Highlights from Pittcon 2012 Chemistry Careers Networking Session, Part II

As promised, here’s the second blog post with more of the highlights from the Pittcon 2012 networking session I organized titled Chemistry Careers Beyond the Bench. Part I can be found here. After panelist introductions, we dove straight into the Q&A portion. Panelists were seated at the front of the room, and the rest of the attendees took seats around the room, which was organized in a U-shape to help facilitate conversation....

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Highlights from Pittcon 2012 Chemistry Careers Networking Session, Part I
Mar26

Highlights from Pittcon 2012 Chemistry Careers Networking Session, Part I

As promised, here’s a blog post with some of the highlights from the Pittcon 2012 networking session I organized! More to come later this week. A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of organizing a networking session at Pittcon titled “Chemistry Careers Beyond the Bench.” The room filled up with 29 people, including five panel members who came to share about their nontraditional career experiences. We started off with a short ice...

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Networking in the hot tub
Mar20

Networking in the hot tub

Here at JAEP, we regularly harp on the importance of networking. We’ve previously blogged about it here, here and here. But it can start to sound very theoretical when you only hear about tips, techniques and advice on how to network, but don’t get a glimpse at what a real networking interaction looks like. So, I’m here today to tell you a little story about a neat networking opportunity I had in a place you might least expect— a hot...

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Pittcon 2012 Networking Session: Chemistry Careers Beyond the Bench
Mar08

Pittcon 2012 Networking Session: Chemistry Careers Beyond the Bench

Attention Pittcon attendees– Here’s a shameless plug for a networking session that I’m organizing. Come one, come all to the networking session titled “Chemistry Careers Beyond the Bench,” featuring a panel of chemists with nontraditional careers. When: 1:30-3:30 pm on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Where: Room 311H, Orange County Convention Center Who will be on the panel? Joseph Jolson, consultant and owner of...

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