Students

ACerS PCSA 2021 Humanitarian Pitch Competition at MS&T21

By Yolanda Natividad / June 3, 2021

The ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA) is hosting the 2021 Humanitarian Pitch Competition for you to pitch your ideas to a panel of judges about solutions to a challenge that a community is experiencing. By utilizing your material engineering background, you should aim to show how improved materials/processes will benefit a community in…

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Student opportunities available at MS&T21

By Yolanda Natividad / April 7, 2021

There are many opportunities available at this year’s MS&T. Make sure to sign up for the following student contests: Undergraduate student poster contest Undergraduate student speaking contest Graduate student poster contest Ceramic mug drop contest Ceramic disc golf contest Humanitarian pitch competition …and MORE! For more information on any of the contests or student activities…

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ACerS PCSA #MaterialsLife Challenge

By Yolanda Natividad / April 7, 2021

ACerS President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA) is kicking off the #MaterialsLife Challenge in April 2021. The aim is to celebrate the diverse experiences of life as a student, scientist, engineer, researcher, or all of the above. Each month, beginning in April, the PCSA will post a challenge prompt on their Instagram page. Follow @acerspcsa…

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2021 GEMS Award Call for Papers

By Yolanda Natividad / April 6, 2021

The Basic Science Division organizes the annual Graduate Excellence in Materials Science (GEMS) awards to recognize the outstanding achievements of graduate students in materials science and engineering. The award is open to all graduate students who are making an oral presentation in any symposium or session at the Materials Science & Technology (MS&T) meeting. Abstracts…

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ACerS Associate Membership and Young Professionals Network

By Yolanda Natividad / February 5, 2021

The American Ceramic Society offers one year of Associate Membership at no charge for recent graduates who have completed their final degree. To receive the benefits of membership in the world’s premier membership organization for ceramics and glass professionals, visit the Associate Membership web page. Also, consider joining ACerS Young Professionals Network (YPN) once you…

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Apply today for the 2021–22 ACerS PCSA class

By Yolanda Natividad / February 5, 2021

The President’s Council of Student Advisors (PCSA) is the student-led committee of The American Ceramic Society composed of ceramic and glass focused students. The PCSA is looking for dedicated and motivated undergraduate and graduate students to get involved and to help advance ACerS into the future. Interested students should visit the PCSA web page to…

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Registration open for ACerS Winter Workshop 2021

By Yolanda Natividad / December 28, 2020

The 2021 ACerS Winter Workshop will be held virtually on Jan. 28–29, 2021. Registration is now open! Noted scientists will share progress and perspective in key areas of ceramics research, from additive manufacturing to ceramics for space applications. Attendees will participate in presentations and group discussions on the topics of diversity, inclusion, and research in…

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Career resources at your fingertips

By Yolanda Natividad / December 28, 2020

Looking for some guidance to help begin or advance your career? As part of the Career Resources site, accessible in the online Ceramic and Glass Career Center, you can connect with expert career coaches and resume writers who can answer your questions and help prepare you for your job search. The Career Resource Center also…

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Apply anytime for a PACK fellowship

By Yolanda Natividad / December 28, 2020

PACK is a National Science Foundation funded international research fellowship opportunity for graduate students (U.S. citizens or permanent residents only) to conduct research at the University of Kiel, Germany. Applications are accepted year-round and applicants can be from any science or engineering discipline. Review the PACK website for more information and to apply.

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ACerS GGRN for graduate-level ceramic and glass students

By Yolanda Natividad / December 28, 2020

Put yourself on the path toward post-graduate success with ACerS Global Graduate Researcher Network (GGRN)! ACerS GGRN is a membership of ACerS that addresses the professional and career development needs of graduate-level research students who have a primary interest in ceramics and glass. GGRN aims to help graduate students: Engage with The American Ceramic Society…

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