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Careers, entrepreneurship, and diversity : challenges and opportunities in the global chemistry enterprise

Author: H N Cheng; Sadiq Shah; Marinda Li Wu
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, [2014]
Series: ACS symposium series, 1169.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book discusses the challenges and opportunities involved in a career in the global chemistry enterprise.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Printe version:
Careers, entrepreneurship, and diversity.
Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, 2014
(DLC) 2014031161
(OCoLC)888165343
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H N Cheng; Sadiq Shah; Marinda Li Wu
ISBN: 9780841229716 0841229716
OCLC Number: 892339800
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 294 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
Contents: Contents ; Foreword ; Preface ; 1. Career Challenges and Opportunities in the Global Chemistry Enterprise ; CAREER ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES ; 2. Why Chemistry Still Matters ; 3. Academic Opportunities and Considerations for a Successful Career in an ; Evolving Institution ; 4. Industrial Careers: Obtaining a Job and Succeeding in Industry ; 5. Career Opportunities in the Government Sector ; 6. From the Lab to a Career in Business Development - An Unexpected Career Transition ; 7. Connecting with a Most Powerful Ally of Science ; 8. Alternative Chemistry Careers: Using Patent Assets for High Technology Commercial Innovation ; 9. And then the Wind Changed ; 10. A Chemist Strategizing for Chemists: My Career in Associations and Societies ; 11. From Medical School Dropout to Editor-in-Chief of C&EN ; 12. Consulting for Seniors: Having It Your Way ; INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP ; 13. The American Chemical Society (ACS) Entrepreneurial Initiative ; 14. Creativity, Innovation and the Entrepreneurship Nexus ; 15. Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Chemical Enterprise ; 16. Venture Capitalist Planning Is Irrelevant to Successful Entrepreneurship in Chemicals, Materials & Cleantech ; 17. A Tale of Academic Innovation to Job Creation in Rare Earth Extraction and Separation ; 18. Technical Entrepreneurship Serving Industry: A Personal Story ; DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION ; 19. A Top-Down Approach for Diversity and Inclusion in Chemistry Departments ; 20. Diversity and Departmental Rankings in Chemistry ; 21. Promoting Diversity and Inclusivity at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology ; 22. Improving Transparency and Equity in Scholarly Recognition by Scientific Societies ; 23. American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES): Building a Successful Model for Diversity and Inclusion ; 24. Career Opportunity Challenges for Asian American Chemistry Professionals and Scientists ; 25. Diversity and Inclusion from the Global Perspective ; Editors' Biographies ; Indexes ; Author Index ; Subject Index
Series Title: ACS symposium series, 1169.
Responsibility: H.N. Cheng, editor, Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, New Orleans, Louisiana, Sadiq Shah, editor, the University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, Texas, Marinda Li Wu, editor, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.

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