Blog

2014 AIChE Local Section Leadership Workshop

Posted by Jonathan Haughton on
The AIChE Local Section Leadership Workshop took place March 26-27 in New Orleans. 42 of the most active AIChE members from the United States and Saudi Arabia attended to learn how to strengthen their local chapters from speakers. Topics included: ·How to keep the IRS happy by keeping good...Read more

Over 100 Young Professionals Attend YPC Mixer

Posted by Jonathan Haughton on
By: David Kraemer Over 120 young professionals attended this year’s Spring 2014 YP Mixer at the Gordon-Biersch restaurant and brewery in New Orleans, Louisiana. Delicious southern food was provided including crab cakes, pulled pork sandwiches, shrimp skewers, and Gordon-Biersch’s famous garlic...Read more

2014 AIChE Spring Meeting Student Program

Posted by Jonathan Haughton on
The Student Program is one of the newest and most exciting features of the Spring Meeting. More than 50 students from across the country attended this event. Students began by hearing from a panel of industry experts and young professionals, who reflected on their careers and shared wisdom from the...Read more

YPC In San Francisco 2013

Posted by Jonathan Haughton on
In Early November, over 1,600 students and over 5,000 professionals attended the AIChE Annual Meeting and Annual Student Conference in San Francisco. The Young Professional Committee (YPC) had programming throughout the week for both students and young professionals.Read more

Engineering to Medicine: The Road Less Traveled

Posted by Jonathan Haughton on
A career in medicine usually isn’t the first thing that comes to mind following a degree in engineering. How does metallurgy or process control or an equation of state have anything to do with people’s health? Well, the short answer is nothing, but for the select few engineers considering an MD, it is the perfect fit. Chris Bobba gives us a new perspective.Read more

Why Should I Bother With LinkedIn Anyway?

Posted by Jonathan Haughton on
Ever wondered why a LinkedIn profile is so important for your professional career? Learn how to use LinkedIn as a way to expand your network and connect with companies you would like to work for. Since 93% of companies reported using LinkedIn as part of their hiring process in 2012, it definitely is worth creating a profile! Sarah Ewing explains why you should bother with LinkedIn.Read more

New YPC Vice Chair Article

Posted by Jonathan Haughton on
Happy New Year! Welcome to the YPC Communities Site. We hope to deliver quality content pertaining to the AIChE Young Professionals Committee, to young professionals working, and whatever else we think would be useful. Our first article is an interview with incoming YPC Vice Chair Sarah Ewing , who...Read more