Greater Houston Section
Greater Houston Section
Established in 1917, the Section serves about 2500 members, consisting of chemists, chemical engineers and professionals in allied fields. The American Chemical Society is recognized as a world leader in fostering science education and research, and promoting public understanding of science. The Greater Houston Section of the American Chemical Society is one of 189 local ACS sections across the nation.
2023 Chemistry Olympiad Local Competition
The Greater Houston Local Section will participate in the 2023 United States National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO) competition administered by the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Like the past two years, the local competition will be held in a hybrid fashion during the first week of March 2023. Interested students should express their intention to join with their chemistry or science teachers quickly.
The registration deadline is February 4, 2023 (Saturday).
For further information and the registration form for teachers, please contact Dr. Jerry Yang at email@example.com.
Breaking Barriers, Not Bonds
2023 IUPAC Global Women's Breakfast Event
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
8:00 - 9:00 am
Virtual on Gather.Town
Join us for the annual IUPAC Global Women's Breakfast event sponsored by ACS-GHS and Brazosport WCC.
For more information about the IUPAC Global Women's Breakfast series, visit https://iupac.org/gwb/
Science and Engineering Fair of Houston
Judging for the Science and Engineering Fair of Houston will take place on February 11 at George R. Brown Convention Center. All Schools/Districts advancing projects to SEFH must finalize their online registration and have students confirm their categories and submit their projects to the SRC through Scienteer on or before January 20, 2023. The Awards Ceremony will be held on February 18 at the University of Houston.
Saturday, February 11, 2023
George R. Brown Convention Center
1001 Avenida de las Americas, Houston
Saturday, February 18, 2023
1:00 - 4:00 pm
University of Houston
Houston Room, Student Center South building
4455 University Dr., Houston
For more information, visit https://sefhouston.org/
Pfizer Summer Growth Experience Program
The Pfizer summer internship application portal is open until March 10, 2023 for internships/summer students in chemistry and other STEM fields. The program offers summer employment opportunities at various Pfizer sites in the U.S. for students interested in pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry.
Please see the Pfizer career page for more information.
Apply for Project SEED 2023!
Project SEED is an American Chemical Society (ACS) internship program for high school students. Each summer, hundreds of students across the United States and U.S. Territories are matched with mentors/research advisors at university, industrial, and government labs for 8-10 weeks.
Scientists interested in serving as mentors for the summer of 2023 can apply at Project SEED.
UH Seeking Research Associate II
The University of Houston is seeking a Research Associate II.Preferred qualifications include a PhD in Physics/Chemistry as well as experience developing Langmuir Trough technique for coating nanoparticles on a substrate and optical spectroscopy experimental set up. The department is willing to consider experience in lieu of education. Women and minority applicants are encouraged to apply.
For more information, view the full job description and apply online.
SPE Energy Professionals Hiring Event
The SPE Energy Professionals Hiring Event at the 2023 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) for job seekers and employers is scheduled in-person on:
Thursday, May 4, 2023
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
1 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77054