Started by Professor Robert Gilliard in 2021, ChemRISE is a professional development seminar series aimed at both undergraduate and graduate students. Presenters at the ChemRISE seminars are Chemistry degree holders who have gone on to diverse careers in government research, university administration, patent-law, public policy, entrepreneurship, consulting,publishing, science communication, and much more. Presenters share their experiences in graduate school and their careers and participate in Q & A sessions with students.