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

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 October 15th


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

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Join us for our Catalyze the Vote event on 10/8 at 2pm, featuring president-elect candidates Mary K. Carroll and Angela K. Wilson! You will hear them talk about topics relevant to younger chemists & be able to ask them questions. Learn more & register:

Join the EUS YCC Sat, Sept. 26th from 1-3 pm ET for Networking 101: Perfecting Your Elevator Speech! Dr. Bill Tolman will discuss elevator speeches, then you'll have the chance to practice and network. Bring your business card for more networking fun! To register, see the flyer.

We are looking for a postdoctoral scholar to actively participate on the Graduate Education Advisory Board (Volunteer Position)

Send resume/CV/statement (under 500 words) explaining why you are interested in serving to geabappt

Deadline: September 15 @ 5:00 PM EST.

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