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The Chemistry Professional Development Organization (CPDO) welcomes all chemistry and chemistry-affiliated graduate students and postdocs at the University of Michigan. 

We host approximately one event per month, with certain events (such as industry panels, academic job panels, and networking events) appearing yearly. Check out our Event Archive for ideas of events we've hosted. Have an idea for an event? Contact us - we're always looking for new ideas and we welcome your input! 

Coming up next:

April 16, 10 am: Stopping the Stumbles: A Public Speaking Workshop

The workshop will feature three members from the Toastmaster's organization ( who will workshop 2 minute speeches from audience members about certain topics. This workshop will be a non-threatening, friendly, and encouraging way to workshop your public speaking skills that will be transferable to conference presentations and job interviews..

Please register here by Monday, April 13th at 5pm to give us a number for the appropriate amount of snacks.

April 21, 11 am: Academic jobs panel

More details coming soon.

April 28, 11 am: Industry jobs panel

More details coming soon.