The Royal Society of
Chemistry
Support for chemical science students
Katie Dryden-Holt
7 December 2011
Imperial College
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35 Local Sections
15 International Sections
RSC Representatives Network
Younger Members Network
Women Members Network
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9 Divisions and 75 specific interest groups
Conferences and Symposia
Membership
A range of categories to suit your career
progression:
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Affiliate
Affiliate (undergraduate)
Associate (AMRSC)
Member (MRSC)
 For undergraduate students
Fellow (FRSC)
studying for a degree level
qualification in the chemical
sciences
 Will receive full membership
benefits
Undergraduate Support from
the RSC
Free access to information
resources
Higher education resources
ChemSpider: Connecting Chemists to
the Internet
>25 million compounds from >300
data sources
A deposition and curation platform
A publishing platform for the
community- deposit YOUR data
Grows daily – more depositions, more
links, more data
ChemSpider SyntheticPages
An online database of synthetic
procedures
Textbooks
 Up to 15% at Foyles online bookshop
 Up to 30% off Wiley-Blackwell
 Up to 25% off Oxford University Press
 35% off RSC
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Careers help from the RSC
One to one services
 RSC Careers Service
 Advisers have a background
in the chemical sciences
 CV clinics
 Free, confidential consultations
 MyRSC
 Information source
 CPD framework
 Benevolent fund and Volunteer Visitors Network
 Chemistry World Jobs
MyRSC
Register now at: http://my.rsc.org/registration
ChemCareers 2011
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Virtual careers fair
31 October – 4 November
Hosted on MyRSC
Video profiles and blogs
Live chat- interact with
potential employers, RSC
staff and members
 One-to-one advice sessions
 3000 delegates attended
Networking opportunities
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Younger members network
Local sections
Divisions and interest groups
MyRSC
What else?
Extensive savings…
www.rsc.org/memberbenefits
 Conference discounts
 Conference bursaries
 Travel grants for students
 Discount on hotels/short breaks
 Discounts at over 2000 gyms
 Flowers: 15% at Flowers Direct
 Up to 50% off at 5000 restaurants
 Discounts at family attractions
 5% cash back from ASDA and
Sainsbury's
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It’s easy to join
 Calendar year membership
 Fill in an application form today
 Multiple year membership discount
 1 year @ £17
 2 years @ £30
 3 years @ £43
 4 years @ £56
 Free RSC lab specs for signing
up/renewing today
Find out more
RSC Membership [email protected]
www.rsc.org/Membership/
One to One services
www.rsc.org/Membership/Benefits/OnetoOne
RSC Education [email protected]
www.rsc.org/Education/
Careers Service [email protected]
www.rsc.org/careers
Any questions?
Email: [email protected]