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Volume 90 Issue 45 | pp. 50-53
Issue Date: November 5, 2012

Cover Stories: For Hire

ACS Member Support: Help For The Unemployed

Department: Career & Employment
Keywords: unemployed, career change, chemists

Many chemists are still struggling to find jobs. The American Chemical Society offers special discounts and career assistance to its unemployed members.

National dues: Waiveda

National meeting registration: Free

Regional meeting registration: Reduced fees

ACS Leadership Development System: Reduced rateb

ACS Short Courses: 50% discount

ACS Member Insurance Program: Life insurance premiums deferred

For a full listing of benefits for unemployed members, visit www.acs.org/unemployed .

Free career assistance tools for all ACS members:

◾ Virtual Career Fair (www.careerfair.acs.org/job-seekers/virtual)

◾ ACS Webinars (acswebinars.org), including one on Nov. 8 that will explore the doctoral glut, and another on Dec. 13 about chemistry and the economy

◾ ACS Careers blog (acscareers.wordpress.com)

◾ Access to the ACS Network (www.acs.org/ACSnetwork)

◾ For more information (www.acs.org/careers)

a Apply for a waiver by contacting ACS with your name and member number via e-mail at service@acs.org or by calling (800) 333-9511 or (614) 447-3776. Dues may be waived for up to two years for unemployed members in good standing. b Enroll in one online course for $25, get three online courses free.

 
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