Project SEED

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CSW Project SEED Career Seminar

CSW held a Career Seminar for the Project SEED Fellows on August 12th.  The panel included five CSW chemists:  Joseph Duran, Cardinal Health; Julius Green I, Ph.D., Executive Director of Empowerment Enterprise II and adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College; LaKesha Perry, Physical Science/Engineering Technician in the Inorganic Materials […]

Two Local Project SEED Fellows Received Project SEED Scholarships for 2016-2017

The American Chemical Society Committee on Project SEED has announced the winners of its 2016–17 college scholarships. The recipients, who were selected from participants in ACS’s Project SEED research program, received one-year, non-renewable scholarships of up to $5,000 to help cover tuition and fees during their freshman year of college. The […]

CSW’s Project SEED Program Still Going Strong!

Contributed by Faye Rubinson, CSW Project SEED Co-Chair CSW’s Project SEED program is alive and well, despite the departure of long-time Project SEED chairman, Dr. Ajay Mallia, in July. Our three events this summer—an orientation session, a career panel, and a workshop on technical presentations and writing—have been well-attended, and […]

Success at CSW Scientific Writing and Presentation Workshop

By Ajay Mallia Project SEED participants had a rare treat in August when the CSW-SEED committee organized a scientific writing and presentation workshop for them. The goal of the workshop was help empower Project SEED participants to learn to effectively communicate the science they were researching. CSW’s Project SEED program […]

What Can You Do With Your Chemistry Degree?

Contributed by Dr. Ajay Mallia On August 1, 2015, CSW’s Project SEED and Education committees organized a career seminar for CSW’s Project SEED fellows. The Project SEED program provides opportunities for economically disadvantaged high school students to do summer internships in chemistry-related research programs under the supervision of a mentor. The2015 […]