Future Leaders Program

An exclusive opportunity for Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers from around the world

Building a thriving career in science requires a solid foundation. So when you have the opportunity of a lifetime to acquire key elements of success, you don’t pass it up. This August 13-23, a select group of international Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers will build their careers, help shape the future of research information and experience the 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Boston, MA.

Apply today to join our global network of Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers in chemistry and related sciences.

141 alumni
34 countries/regions

Why should you apply?

During an all-expense-paid trip, you will get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how we organize, analyze and share information that drives scientific discoveries. You will:

  • Expand your professional network as you engage with scientists from all over the world.
  • Develop your SciFinder® proficiency and master professional skills to advance your career.
  • Increase your knowledge and exchange ideas about current and future research solutions.
  • Tour centers of innovation and technology to broaden your understanding of the scientific enterprise.

You'll also attend the 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Boston, MA, where some of the most exciting research discoveries and technologies in chemistry will be presented, discussed and exhibited.

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Apply by April 1, 2018!

Learn how to apply and submit your application today for the 2018 CAS SciFinder Future Leaders program. For more information, download our flyer or email futureleaders@cas.org.