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  • Lizzy - Strategic Communications (Draft)
    The very eagle-eyed amongst you may have spotted me among these pages before, around 4 years ago when I was on what was then known as the Publishing Graduate Scheme. I came to the Royal Society of Chemistry through the Publishing route, knowing that I wanted a career in chemistry, but outside of the lab, and not really sure what that would look like. After 3 ... more...
  • Why do we approve our own training courses? (Draft)
    As a professional body, we encourage all of our members to develop their technical and professional skills by undertaking continuing professional development (CPD). This can take many forms including formal, structured training courses. To help our members decide on valuable and appropriate training for their needs, we started a programme to ... more...
  • Katrina – Chemistry World (Draft)
    From bench monkey to science journalist wannabe in just three simple steps! After having spent five years as a researcher, getting the unique chance to work as a trainee with the RSC was an exciting change. I’m currently on rotation with Chemistry World . Having been friendly and welcoming from day one, everyone in the team has been amazingly ... more...
  • Isobel M - Strategic Innovation (Draft)
    I can’t believe it’s almost Christmas – it feels like I only just started! I honestly can’t quite believe that I have been at the Royal Society of Chemistry for almost four months now. It has completely flown by. I started my first rotation in September in the Strategic Innovation Group, working on one of the organisation’s ... more...
  • Membership Development (Draft)
    Out and about with Membership Development   The last few months on my placement in the Books team fle w by; I received a completed manuscript that I passed over to production, created a blog for our Authors, worked with Design and Marketing to produce postcards for our new title Science and Art that were then sent to galleries and museums around the ... more...
  • Jenny - Member Services (Draft)
    As a new face at the RSC, this is my first ever grad blog! I’ve already been to our offices at Burlington House in London, on recruitment visits, interviews, and even to a photography shoot. Two months ago I had my first day at the RSC, like Isobel, in the Member Services team. Slightly overwhelmed by the prospect of managing our 175 Faces of Chemistry ... more...
  • Isobel - Science (Draft)
    Two months in and looking forward to the next sixteen! I’ve been at the Royal Society of Chemistry for about two months now and I’m really enjoying my first placement in the Science team. Between graduating and joining the RSC Graduate Trainee scheme, I’d spent two years working in Japan and one year working for an insurance ... more...