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

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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

Meet the Candidate for the 2021 ACS President-Elect:

Mary K. Carroll and Angela K. Wilson

Thursday October 8th, 2 pm EST (11 AM PST)

 

Leadership Development Award

Application Deadline November 1st

Awards

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

Recent Tweets


Join us Aug 2nd - Aug 6th for the 2021 ACS Eastern U.S. Younger Chemists Committee Partnership of the American Chemical Society Research Symposium & Chemistry Career Expo: Younger Chemists Transforming the World Through Chemistry! Submit your abstract: https://t.co/OJq1rKKk6M https://t.co/90K02hadPW

Join us Aug 2nd - Aug 6th for the 2021 ACS Eastern U.S. Younger Chemists Committee Partnership of the American Chemical Society Research Symposium & Chemistry Career Expo: Younger Chemists Transforming the World Through Chemistry! Submit your abstract: https://t.co/OJq1rKKk6M https://t.co/jTVnxBEYlY

Hear from Dr. JoAnne Stubbe, 2020 Priestley Medalist and MIT Professor Emerita, in her recorded keynote address from the ACS 2020 National Awards Ceremony. Her pioneering research on biochemical mechanisms behind free radicals is fascinating! https://t.co/SgvfpNENfe https://t.co/djG0hcQeit

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