RSC CV Clinic:

Bring along your CV and Sarah Salter, Careers Executive at the Royal Society of Chemistry, will provide one-to-one 10 minute checks on your CV and provide feedback on how to effectively present your CV and skills. Booking is essential. Please note that Royal Society of Chemistry members will be prioritised but bookings are open to non-members.’

To pre-book a meeting with Sarah please click here (your system may prompt you to ‘switch apps’)

RSC CV checking service will operate from Stand J59


Pay and Reward Survey 2019: shedding light on pay and benefits in the chemical sciences

Speaker: Sarah Salter, Careers Executive – Royal Society of Chemistry

Time & Location: Thursday 17th September: 10.00 to 10.15, Stage 2

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Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) daily ‘EnterprisePlus’ insight sessions

30 minute feature sessions each day exploring examples of the RSC’s EnterprisePlus scheme.

Providing a crucial platform for nurturing breakthrough innovation & visionary thinking as part of the RSC’s commitment to supporting the wider network of chemists and chemical scientists, each of the talks will feature insight from a case study-based illustration of the success & dynamics of this important scheme.

Daily sessions to include:

  1. EnterprisePlus scheme overview – Royal Society of Chemistry
  2. Daily guest speaker ‘case study’

Scheduled daily guest contributions are:

Wed 16th September / 14.00 – 14.30, Stage 2

Title: Smart Nano and Micro Additives for Coatings for Functionality

About Presentation:This presentation will explore several smart additives for coatings which provide various functionalities and “bring them to life” such as chemically intelligent corrosion inhibitors enabling self-healing coatings and antimicrobial additives which make coatings key to preventing the spread of diseases in hospitals.

Speaker: Dr Patrick Dodds, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Hexigone

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Thur 17th September / 14.30 – 15.00, Stage 2

Title: From Start Up to Scale Up

About Presentation: Dr Alex Reip charts the journey of Oxford nanoSystems, starting at its founding in 2012 and demonstrating how invaluable the RSC has been to the growth of the company over the past 8 years.

Speaker: Dr Alexander Reip, Chief Executive Officer of Oxford nanoSystems Ltd

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Operating continually on the show floor over the 2 days, RSC will provide a cross section of support and advice for attending graduate scientists as well as for relevant undergraduate & postgraduate student groups.

Professional Chemical Scientists:

Discover how the Royal Society of Chemistry can support you, your organisation and the wider community to advance excellence in the chemical sciences. The RSC can help you:

  • Demonstrate your own knowledge, skills and experience with Registered & Chartered status or establish a professional development framework to award these qualifications to your employees.
  • Track your growing experience with our professional development recording tool.
  • Access one-to-one career support for tailored advice and guidance.
  • Share your experience as a mentor or benefit from someone else’s experience as a mentee.
  • Discover the right job role for you, by sector, location and career stage with our jobs board.
  • Develop your profile and build connections with our chemical science community, geographically or by area of interest.
  • Volunteer your time and share your passion with the wider community
  • Meet your training needs with Royal Society of Chemistry approved training providers.
  • Access the right information with Royal Society of Chemistry Journals, books, databases and magazines.
  • Explore what dedicated services EnterprisePlus can offer micro, small and medium companies in the chemical science sector.

Undergraduate & Postgraduate:

Specifically attending undergraduate & postgraduate student groups can talk to an RSC staff about the host of supporting services available:

  • Get the most out of the Royal Society of Chemistry Undergraduate Skills Record and Professional Development recording tool.
  • Access and benefit from ChemCareers, a webinar series which covers a range of career related topics.
  • Find your perfect graduate role, summer placement or year in industry with the Chemistry World Jobs Board.
  • Use volunteering to develop your CV and discover what opportunities exist within the Royal Society of Chemistry.
  • Find networking activities through events and conferences.
  • Access travel grants and other funds.
  • Build your profile within the chemistry community, through involvement in local sections, divisions and special interest groups.
  • Gain Registered Scientist (RSci) status, recognising your workplace experience.