Registering for the Virtual ACS Career Fair is quick and easy. First go to the ACS Careers Jobs Database. Create a Job Seeker account if you do not already have one.
Once you have a Job Seeker account, log in.
Immediately upon logging in, you’ll see a large orange V listed under your account. Follow the instructions to the right of the V, and you’ll instantly be registered for the Virtual Career Fair.
No, there are no fees for participating in any of the Virtual Career Fair activities.
Job Seekers may register at any time before and even during the Career Fair; however, we strongly recommend that you register as early as possible so that you can review the list of employers and open positions, set up a strong virtual profile, and become familiar with navigating the virtual environment before the Virtual Career Fair begins.
Log on to your ACS Careers Jobs Database account and follow the instructions to cancel your participation.
Yes, you can participate in both career fairs to maximize your opportunities to meet with prospective employers.
Please note that there is no formal interview scheduling process in the virtual environment. To schedule an interview, contact a prospective candidate directly via chat or email. We strongly encourage you to review the list of attending employers and their open positions so that you are fully prepared to discuss your qualifications during the live event.
Sometimes your credentials may not match the credentials that Career Fair Employers are seeking. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that you will be interviewed; however, all Virtual Career Fair job seekers will be able to gather both specific employer, and general job and career information, as well as network and attend webcasts presented in the Virtual Auditorium.
No. The Virtual Career Fair is open to both ACS members and non-members. ACS membership is required to participate in the onsite ACS Career Fair.
The majority of employers who attend the Virtual Career Fair are seeking to fill positions within the United States; however, there are sometimes opportunities for job seekers in search of employment outside of the United States.
The Virtual Career Fair is open to international job seekers; however, you must make sure that prospective employers know your citizenship status as, due to US employment laws, open positions may not be easily available to non-US citizens or non-residents. Employers worldwide are invited to attend the virtual career fair, and every year the number of global employers grows.
No, once you’ve registered for the Virtual Career Fair, you do not need to register for any individual event taking place during the Virtual Career Fair.
The information that you enter in the ACS Careers Jobs Database will automatically transfer to the virtual environment. Prior to the opening of the live event, you’ll receive full instructions that will enable you to edit and add to your profile so that you can maximize your ability to showcase your skills and experience.
You can download the user guide. You will also receive detailed instructions, including an interactive demo, that will enable you to both fully prepare for the event and take full advantage of all the virtual environment’s search, navigation, research, and communication tools throughout the live event.
For technical support, contact 888-667-7988 or email@example.com.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Throughout the entire live event, there will be a staffed help booth within the virtual environment available to assist you.
The virtual environment will remain accessible to registered job seekers for 3 months after the live date. During this period, job seekers will still be able to visit booths and apply for open positions. The booths, however, will not have active staff following the close of the live event.
Your resume will be visible during the 2?day live event and for 3 months thereafter.
Yes, you can but it is not required. You can use either text chat or webcam chat to communicate.
During the last ACS Virtual Career Fair in August 2011, there were 75 recruiters from dozens of organizations seeking to fill 360 open positions across all branches of chemistry and its related disciplines. Past participating employers have included:
Yes, you can download the Virtual Career Fair Job Seeker Guide.