John Vasko, associate director of community and content for AIChE and ChEnected, and Arjun Gopalratnam, Young Professional and International Program lead, interviewed young professional chemical engineer Sarah Ewing about moving from school to the professional world on a Google-Hangout video chat. Sarah graduated from UC Irvine 2010 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. She worked as a field engineer at Schlumberger and now serves as a field applications engineer at FMC.
Sarah talks about her career path thus far and how its taken her from Southern California to Oklahoma to Buffalo, NY. She also discusses her tenure as AIChE Student Chapter President and how AIChE benefitted her through her career transitions.
You can check out the full video interview and read the transcript on ChEnected.
To illustrate the breadth of chemical engineering and to explore ways in which the profession is changing, throughout 2013 AIChE will be featuring profiles of today’s young professionals, as well as experienced engineers. This effort is being spearheaded by 2013 President Phillip Westmoreland. To learn more, see Dr. Westmoreland's President's Message. You can also read his blog series etitled "We Are ChE: Entering a Golden Age".