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Career & Employment 2002

December 2, 2002

REGULATORY AFFAIRS

Working to gain regulatory approval for new pharmaceuticals requires communication, organizational skills, and scientific knowledge.

November 25, 2002

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK 2003

Sluggish economy means a tight market for chemists seeking jobs, but C&EN offers interviewing tips, career-planning resources, and a guide to health insurance. Meanwhile, salaries continue strong gains.

GRADUATE EDUCATION AND BEYOND

For those who want a career in academia, C&EN offers advice on choosing a graduate school, mentoring, writing a successful tenure-track application, and running a research lab.

WOMEN IN CHEMISTRY

Angela Belcher's passion is to create and organize new materials using templates from the natural world.

October 28, 2002

BEST WORKPLACES

C&EN takes a look at the policies and practices of chemical companies rated great places to work.

August 5, 2002

SALARY SURVEY

Salaries of ACS members with full-time jobs have gone up for the sixth consecutive year, but unemployment has risen, reversing a substantial year-earlier decline.

July 1, 2002

DIVERSITY ON THE JOB

Companies report success with programs for women, minorities in the workplace; universities need to improve their programs.

June 3, 2002

JOBS IN EUROPE

Opportunities are available for chemists, but moving overseas requires an adventurous spirit, flexibility.

May 6, 2002

PROTEOMICS

The job market for protein biochemists with interdisciplinary savvy is on the upswing

April 29, 2002

NEW PHYSICISTS FARE WELL IN JOBS, DOLLARS

April 8, 2002

A JOB PRIMER

Special report focuses on job demand, best companies to work for, hot areas of employment, career services, and sources of information.

March 25, 2002

ENERGY INDUSTRY

Sector offers bright prospects to chemical researchers.

March 18, 2002

ACS SURVEY RESULTS

Salaries of 2001 chemistry graduates have increased slightly despite the slowdown in the economy.

February 11, 2002

Women and the Workplace

Women chemists face obstacles and optimism as they enter and progress through chemical careers.

January 7, 2002

Bioinformatics

Field thrives in economic downturn, but qualified people are still hard to find.

This page last revised September 22, 2003