Job opening at ES&H Consulting

ES&H Consulting Services, Inc. is searching for chemistry students to begin a career with their firm. ES&H’s Consulting and Training Group provides consulting and compliance services to the oil and gas industry. Recent chemistry graduates that may be interested in this industry, please e-mail a resume to

Job Opportunity at Ormet

ormetOrmet Primary Aluminum Corporation, located in Burnside, Louisiana is accepting applications for a Laboratory Technician. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree and a background in chemistry. Starting salary is ~$20/hour + benefits. Contact Tami Diez Templet at 225-474-1645 or for more information.

Kaisa Young receives award

Kaisa Young was recently awarded a Professional Development Award from the Association for Women in Science.  This multi-disciplinary, national program provides travel funding for early career scientists to attend a conference or training.  Dr. K. Young was one of only two scientists to receive this award in 2013.

Professors receive university award

Chad Young, Kaisa Young, & Jim Baker received a Nicholls Instructional Technology award in February 2013.  This award provided for binoculars, iPods, and other materials to provide star parties to the students of Nicholls.  In February and March, Drs. K. Young and Baker have hosted 1 nighttime star party and several solar viewing opportunities.