Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 16:36:43 -0500
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From: Secretary ACS DCHAS <secretary**At_Symbol_Here**DCHAS.ORG>
Subject: Professional education strategies

A member of the division who is considering potential professional 
development opportunities is interested in comments from the list 
membership about some questions they're wondering about. Specifically:

- When hiring an EHS professional are you more likely to interested in a 
candidate's experience, or do certifications or graduate degrees carry 
more weight?  

- If graduate degrees are important, does it make a difference if they 
are on-line or in-person degrees?  

- Are employers be more interested in hiring people with specific 
degrees (eg, Industrial Hygiene) or more general ones (eg, EHS 

If you prefer to respond to these questions privately, feel free to send 
them to me directly and I'll pass them back to the person asking the 

Thanks for your help with this.

- Ralph 

Ralph Stuart
Division of Chemical Health and Safety
American Chemical Society

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