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Innovation in Improving Performance

Archived Webinar
Apr 17, 2013
This webinar focuses on ideas for improving the performance of individuals who work in industrial settings.

Fall 2014 Virtual Career Fair – Jobseekers

November 5, 2014
Visit online booths and chat live with leading process industry and other employers such as BASF, Cambridge Major Labs, Honeywell, Koch Glitsch, Marathon Petroleum, and SABIC.

2014 AIChE Gala

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AIChE’s 2014 Gala will be held on Friday, December 5th, at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. This year’s gala centers on the theme of engineering diversity.

Engineering Perception

Posted by Leaelaf Hailemariam on
Do You Think About All Perspectives? How are engineers perceived by different age groups in the U.S.? This was the topic of a 2007 report from the Bemporad Baranowski Marketing...

Register for AIChE's Online Career Fair

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You can register today for AIChE's Online Career Fair and begin to search through job postings and apply for positions now, before the online event takes place on May 17-18 at 10:...

Are You an Entrepreneur?

Posted by Kent Harrington on
Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? If you're still in college or just beginning your career, answering this question will save you a lot of angst and floundering...

Which Online Courses Interest You Most?

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As Chair of the BREC (Blue Ribbon eLearning Committee) I'd like to follow up our recent poll to gauge member interest in some other eLearning topics. As you may know, we are...

The Credibility Threshold

Posted by Aurian Campbell on
To be a good networker, you've got to first deal with the Credibility Threshold. In other words, to discuss the business you are both there to discuss, you have to first (a)...

Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

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A flash of genius, a stroke of innovation, a eureka moment. An idea is often thought of as a single event, but there's generally a longer and more complex process that precedes a...

AIChE Virtual Local Session

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You're invited to participate in this month's online meeting of the AIChE Virtual Local Section (Virtual.aiche.org). The meeting is Thursday Nov 17th, starting at 8 PM eastern US...

Transitioning to Management

Posted by Loraine Kasprzak on
Loraine Kasprzak, CMC, of CEP magazine interviews senior executive coach Mike Martorella for advice on making the transition from engineer to manager.

Your Career as a Volunteer

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There are many opportunities in the workplace and beyond for volunteering that can enrich your career and your life. Read about how other chemical engineers are contributing and...

Video Games + Biology= Awesomeness!

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There are many reasons why we game. Some game to escape, others to compete, and my personal favorite, to learn. Now, gamers have another—and even loftier—goal behind their time in...

MBA the ChemE Way

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Considering an MBA? “MBA the ChemE Way” session in San Antonio gave a quick snapshot into planning and applying to business schools, a look into core classes every MBA takes, and...

Join the AIChE Ambassador Program!

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How would you like the satisfaction of helping undergraduate ChemEs? And wouldn't you like the chance to share your knowledge and experience gained over the years? Become an...

Career Corner - Surviving an International Relocation

December
2014
Career Corner
Loraine Kasprzak
As exciting as an international assignment may seem, relocating overseas is more complicated than getting your shots, passport, and airline tickets, packing a few boxes, and hopping on the next flight. A typical relocation involves almost 50...

Three Cheers for Science!

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Ready to bust some stereotypes? How about some brainy cheerleaders all pumped up for science? Check out the video in the panel to the right. The Science Cheerleaders were founded...

The Job Offer

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So, you've been made an offer. Congratulations! If you're just out of school and facing a tough job market, chances are this will be an easy decision for you. But if you're one of...

Spring Meeting YP Mixer

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Thank you to all the Young Professionals (YP) who attended this year’s Spring Meeting Mixer. We had a great turnout of sixty YPs that are eager to get “Chenected” with the...

Who Are You Designing For?

Posted by Aurian Campbell on
The life of the desk engineer is a strange one. You sit in the office and make decisions. You develop ideas and implement change where the biggest direct impact of your work is...

Spring Meeting YP Programming: Preview

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Young Professionals have a lot to look forward to at the 2012 Spring Meeting in Houston. Whether you are interested in technical topics or professional development, there will be...

Why Not South Africa?

Posted by June Wispelwey on
Sometimes my job takes me to unexpected places. A few weeks ago, I flew to South Africa to attend the South African Conference for Chemical Engineers, give a talk on chemical...
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