Serving the needs of early career chemists

Our Mission

To advocate for and provide resources to early-career chemists and professionals in the chemical sciences and related fields

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

Boston 2015

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

256th ACS National Meeting - Boston, MA

Sunday, August 19 - Thursday, August 23
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Catalyze the Vote - LIVE Town Hall

Thursday, September 27th
7:30 PM ET (4:30 PM PT)

Catalyze the Vote - Official Voting Day

Tuesday, October 16th


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

Recent Tweets

1 week ago
The YCC designated voting day is October 16th, make sure to vote for the next ACS President and make your voices be heard. If you missed our #CatalyzetheVote presentation scan the QR code to watch!!! If you vote post with #CtV for chance to win a prize!
2 weeks ago
One more month to apply! Younger professionals welcome to apply for the award that includes travel and participation. Deadline: Nov 1, 2018. @AmerChemSociety #LeadershipDevelopment #Chemistry
2 weeks ago
Don't forget to vote on our official voting day, October 16th to make your voice be heard!! If you missed our #CatalyzeTheVote Town Hall to learn more about the Presidential Candidate check out for the recorded video #ACS #youngerchemists

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