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.


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

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Come join our experts in a convo about mental health issues that impact graduate students. Navigating Graduate School and Mental Health, May 6, free to attend. @AmerChemSociety @ACSGradsPostdoc @DrDorea @jenheemstra @cenmag

Check out the first session of the joint webinar on #YoungChemistsCOVID organized by @YoungChemists and @IntlYoungerChem
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Planning your itinerary for the ACS Meeting in Philly? Please join us for a discussion about mental health and graduate school. Light refreshments will be served. @AmerChemSociety #ACSPhilly #chemistry

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