Breakout Sessions

CV & Resume Workshop
Learn how to make your CV & Resume stand-out from the crowd! Hear from our experts in various sectors on how to tailor your document to land your dream job. Panelists should come prepared with a CV/resume draft & computer to discuss and revise on-site.

Cover Letter Workshop
Cover letters are your chance to make a great first impression. Our experts will overview the 'dos' and 'don'ts' of cover letter writing for different positions to help you land the interview. Panelists should come prepared with a cover letter draft & computer to discuss and revise on-site.

Mock Interviews
Get feedback on your interview skills from professionals already in your field. Mock interviews will be in low-stress, small group settings. Panelists should come prepared with an 'elevator pitch' on their own academic/research experience.

Effective Communication in the Workplace
Learn how to set expectations in your workplace and advocate for yourself. From managing collaborations to cross-cultural communication, our role-played scenarios will help to enhance your communication skills.

Uncovering Bias: Exploring Implicit and Explicit Biases
Understand the internal biases each of us have, and how we can address and combat prejudice in our work environment. 

How to Be a Good Mentor
Depending on your career sector, mentorship may look different. Master various styles of mentoring and how to adapt your management style to nurture the next generation of chemists.

Strategies for Success as an International Chemist
Gain advice regarding transitioning from graduate school or a post-doc position to a permanent career. Experts will provide insights via anecdotal experiences, navigating VISA concerns, and more.

Effective Allies for STEM
Serving as allies to our students, colleagues, and beyond - Discussions on intersectionality, privilege, effective ally-ship, and inclusive practices​. Learn how to address folks professionally without using gendered language. Gain skills of how to promote a welcoming and inclusive climate and how to handle instances of bias when they arise.​

Actions to Promote Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Research
Learn about actionable ways you can promote diversity and inclusivity in your research and gain strategies you can implement to create an equitable work environment.