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

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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

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:

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The Ole Miss Chemistry Department seeks applicants for a REU in the summer of 2019. Applications are due 02/25/2019. For more information & how to apply:

Abstracts are due today. Posters are due in March! Check out the ISGC 2019 conference.

CTA/YCC Leadership Development Awards DEADLINE Nov. 8th!! Make sure to apply to get a chance to learn valuable leadership tools at the ACS Leadership Development Institute in Atlanta!! To find more information check out

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