Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Highlighted Opportunities Specifically for International Postdocs and Graduate Students at the ACS National Meeting in Philly

The 252nd ACS National Meeting will also host many events directed toward international graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. See below for a list of workshops, symposia and social events…

Sunday, August 21st

Foreign-National Scientist Obtaining a Job in the U.S.
1:30–3:00 PM
Career Fair

This session is designed for international chemical professionals seeking a career in the US, whether in academia, industry, or government.
Building International Communities
4:30–6:30 PM

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Independence I/II
See how the role of science diplomacy can be used as a tool for deescalating global conflict.
Sponsored by PRES
International Welcome Reception
5:30–7:30 PM

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Grand Ballroom Salon E/F

Monday, August 22nd

The process of getting a work visa or green card can be difficult. Attend this workshop if you are an international graduate student or postdoctoral scholar who wants to learn information about green cards for scientific researchers. Brian Getson, 1995 UPenn School of Law graduate and U.S. immigration lawyer, will delve into the process of acquiring green cards for foreign researchers. The workshop will include a presentation and Q&A session.

Green Cards for Scientific Researchers: How to Apply for and Win Your EB-1/NIW Case!
9:30 AM–12:00 PM

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 304

Leading US immigration lawyer, Brian Getson, 1995 UPenn School of Law graduate, will explain how foreign researchers can apply for green cards in the US. Mr. Getson has represented scientific researchers around the world for 20 years and provides a money back guarantee to most qualified applicants. At this workshop, Mr. Getson will give a one hour presentation and hold a Q&A session. In addition, Mr. Getson and other lawyers from his law firm will be providing free consultations at Booth 820 throughout the conference and a lightning talk for international job seekers at the Career Fair on Tuesday, August 23, at 10:00 AM. Getson & Schatz, P.C.

Tuesday, August 23rd

International Student Symposium
1:00–4:25 PM

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 110A
A symposium exhibiting the research of international graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.
Sponsored by AGFD
Journey across the Atlantic: From an international student to an industrial chemist
3:55–4:15 PM

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Franklin 7
Using examples from her tenure as an international graduate student and postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Haase will share key advice, skills and experiences that were integral in preparing her for a career in academia and now, industry.
Sponsored by YCC
International career opportunity for US and German chemists through research in Germany
4:35–5:05 PM

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Franklin 7
This talk will feature resources available through Research in Germany and its partners and how to find international research opportunities in Germany.
Sponsored by YCC
International presence in the Younger Chemists Committee: Building networks & cultivating opportunities
5:05–5:25 PM

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Franklin 7
The International Presence (IP) working group of the Younger Chemist Committee (YCC) has taken strides to advance the international networking opportunities for graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and early career chemists.
Sponsored by YCC

Thursday, August 25th

International Student Symposium
8:00–11:00 AM, 1:00–3:35 PM

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 110A
A symposium exhibiting the research of international graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.
Sponsored by AGFD

A schedule of other graduate and postdoctoral programs, a list of career workshops, registration information, places to eat, and activities in Philly, will be available through the Graduate & Postdoctoral Scholars National Meeting Guide.


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This is an excellent opportunity for young people who have just graduated and looking for a job

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