Chemists Beyond the Bench

This webinar highlights the experience of three early-career chemists working in market development, science communication, and global policy about their transition from academia into different industries. We will hear from:

Dr. Natalie LaFranzo – Cofactor Genomics, Vice President Market Development (@CheerChemist)

Dr. ‪Fernando Gomollón Bel – Graphene Flagship, Press Co-ordinator (@gomobel)

Dr. Aubrey Paris – US Department of State, Science and Technology Policy Adviser (@Belle_Tucker11)

Resources mentioned by the presenters:

Cofactor Genomics: https://cofactorgenomics.com/our-story/

C&EN article: https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/comment/stop-calling-nontraditional-careers/96/i32

80,000 Hours: https://80000hours.org/career-guide/ and https://docs.google.com/document/d/12e1ei-CUNHBPr6U_k89ylHQPQ8wwh9usPO6GRVnPQyA/edit

ChemIDP: https://chemidp.acs.org/

AAAS myIDP: https://myidp.sciencecareers.org/

ACS Career Resources: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/careers.html

Nontraditional Careers for Chemists: https://www.amazon.com/Nontraditional-Careers-Chemists-Formulas-Chemistry/dp/0195183673

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowships: https://www.aaas.org/programs/science-technology-policy-fellowships/become-st-policy-fellow

List of additional professional societies that host S&T policy fellowships: https://www.aaas.org/programs/science-technology-policy-fellowships/partner-societies-st-policy-fellowships