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

Fun Run T-Shirt Contest

Please include "YCC" or "Younger Chemists Committee" and "Fun Run" in the design

Submission deadline is Friday, 6/10


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

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Want to learn what we do? Join our open hybrid meeting on Sat, 8/20 at 2:30PM Central!

Our previously posted roadmap had a typo (the Fun Run is on Monday not Sunday)! Please refer to this new roadmap for the Chicago ACS meeting:

Less than a week until #ACSFall2022 in Chicago! We’ll have swag (including these koozies to keep beverages cold) at some of our programming for younger chemists so be sure to stop by. @AmerChemSociety @ACSGradsPostdoc

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