Division selects doctoral student who promotes women in STEM for leadership conference

Washington, D.C. (December 20, 2022) – The Division of Professional Relations (PROF) of the American Chemical Society (ACS) announces their selection for the PROF Leadership Development Award, Ms. Nicole Gammons. Ms. Gammons will represent PROF at the annual ACS Leadership Development Institute, January 20-22, 2023, in Atlanta, GA. The ACS Leadership Development Institute is an […]

*Job Posting* – Associate Program Officer

PROF is pleased to help advertise a position with the Washington State Academy of Science. This is a non-bench job for people interested in policy, etc. See more information, including contact details, below. Location: WSU WEST-SEATTLE Overview:  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Associate Program Officer is responsible for managing assigned research projects contracted through […]

Nominations open for PROF Awards

Author: Gloria Thomas-Fuller, Awards Chair The American Chemical Society Division of Professional Relations invites nominations for the following awards: Henry A. Hill Award — recognizes people who have served the profession in a unique and distinguished manner. Lou Sacco Award — recognizes persons who have served the Division of Professional Relations in a meritorious and […]

Fall 2022 PROF Councilor Commentary

Author: Matt Grandbois, Councilor The Fall 2022 ACS Council meeting is scheduled to be held as a hybrid session on  Wednesday, August 24th. The Council meeting will be hosted at Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk Hotel, in Sheraton Chicago Ballroom IV-VII starting at 10:00am CT. There are several items that will be up for action that […]

URM Talent Acquisition, Retention and Career Development in STEM Private Sectors

There is widespread recognition of the value in building diverse talent in industry, but there are also significant challenges for recruiting and retaining underrepresented minorities (URM). Several science and technology companies have responded by enhancing their recruiting practices to improve the diversity of their talent pool as well as developing strategies to retain URMs through […]