Archive for December, 2010

ACS Holiday Gift Giving Ideas

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Need a gift idea for the chemist in your life?  Check out ACS’ 2010 CENtral Science Holiday Gift Guide to find great ideas for any fan of chemistry.  You can also visit for ACS merchandise.

Happy Holidays!

ACS Offering Industrial Internships for Undergraduates

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Exceptional sophomores and juniors majoring in chemistry and chemical engineering can apply for a prestigious 10-week internship through the SCI Scholars Program. The Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), the American Chemical Society (ACS), and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers developed this summer internship program to introduce chemistry and chemical engineering students to careers in the chemical industry.
Over 20 scholars will be chosen for internship positions in the summer of 2011; other quick facts about the program include:

  • SCI Scholars receive $6,000-$10,000 for a ten-week internship.
  • Students will be awarded a certificate and an additional $1000, which can be used for any purpose, such as participation at an ACS or AIChE meeting.
  • Scholars nominate a high school chemistry teacher for recognition. Teachers will be awarded a certificate from SCI and $1,000, which can be used for professional development or classroom materials.
  • Applications are due December 15, 2010.

For complete program details, application materials, visit