Serving the needs of early career chemists

Our Mission

Advocate for, develop, and support rising chemists to positively impact their careers, the ACS, and the future of chemistry

The YCC addresses specific issues facing younger chemists within the ACS and serves as a voice to the Society on behalf of younger chemists


Our Goals

  • Advocate for younger chemists’ needs, concerns, and contributions.
  • Provide tools and support to younger chemists for diverse career opportunities and development.
  • Foster and connect communities of younger chemists around the world.

Upcoming Events

Catalyze the Vote

Webinar September 14, 2022 @ 5:00 PM EDT

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The YCC is involved with publicizing awards specifically targeted towards younger chemists or recognizing activities that support younger chemists, including:

Recent Tweets

A Day in the Life of a Protein Biochemist with Jayani A. Christopher, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University. Jayani holds a PhD in Chemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University.

FBI Special Agent Bill Leckrone walks through the “Coca-Cola Chemist” case in this #ACSWebinar on December 8th. Register now to discover the details of a case on economic espionage at a chemical facility and threats to the chemical sector.

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