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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.

Spring Meeting YP Programming: Preview

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?

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...

Strengthening Your Local Section

For anyone interested in getting involved with his or her local section (LS), or for those currently leading or interested in leading a LS, the AIChE Local Sections Committee (LSC...

Career Game-Changers

Searching for a job? Check out these tips for improving networking skills, interviewing, and for building solid negotiation techniques.

The Curse of Knowledge

If you're new to a position and need help understanding a concept, who do you ask? Do you ask a seasoned veteran, somebody who's seen it all, or do you ask a fellow green horn...

Working in Other Cultures

As someone who regularly works outside the US, the dynamics of how other cultures work interests me - both as a theoretical and practical exercise. This drew me to an AIChE...

The Many Paths to Careers in Science

If hearing true, personal stories about science (often both funny and touching) excites you, then The Story Collider's real-life monologues about the unexpected ways in which...

2011 Annual Conference: Recap

The Young Professionals have a unique opportunity within AIChE to serve as an interface between the student groups and Professionals, Fellows and Professors. One of the objectives...

Where Are All the Women?

Adina D. Sterling, assistant professor of strategy at Washington University Olin Business School, shares her own thoughts and experiences and invites your opinions on STEM gender...

Who Makes the Team?

In the June issue of CEP Magazine -- arriving in postal mailboxes this week and online at www.aiche.org/cep/ -- CEP continues its Career Catalyst series with an article about...

YPC Presents an "MBA the ChemE Way" Workshop

If you are like most engineers, you didn’t have much time for electives in college – and when you did, economics may not have been your cup of tea. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if...

Become a Better Networker

For CEP’s October’s Career Corner “Career Success through Networking,” columnist Loraine Kasprzak, CMC, interviewed Kevin Shulman, president of Shulman Associates, an Iselin, NJ,...

Degrees That Work: Plastics [Video]

Plastics touch every aspect of life. Without plastics, much of what we depend on daily at work and home would disappear. Despite its prevalence, the moldable material doesn't...

Are We Ready for Power Play?

I was introduced to this topic an year ago and since then employing it as I find it very interesting and useful. Organizational Politics and Power Play are considered as dirty...

Book Review: The Innovator's DNA

Clayton Christensen is perhaps most famous for identifying the concept of a disruptive innovation – a new technology that introduces new markets and new ways that people interact...

Book Review: Great Webinars

Need to create a jaw-dropping presentation? Cynthia Clay’s Great Webinars can help chemical engineers create presentations that are more captivating and informative.

Ethics and the Chemical Engineer

What do future chemical engineering leaders know about ethics? Ethics and safety have become a major part of the chemical engineering profession. AIChE's 2013 Gala in November...

What Is the Goal?

When is the last time you read a novel that offered insights you could apply on the job as a process engineer? Check out the classic The Goal for a must-read drama that takes...

Career Paths for ChEs

What do you want to be when you get out of school? This article discusses answers to this question for chemical engineers.

K-12 Outreach: Hershey Company Shadow Program

For the past several years, the Susquehanna AIChE chapter has sponsored a shadow program for high school students at a handful of local businesses. One of the most active programs...

Building a Leadership Portfolio

Networking is a great way to build your resume and professional contacts, and you can use it to develop leadership opportunities.

2010 LDC Reflections : Be the Owner!

Mr. Brian Ferguson, Chairman-- American Chemistry Council and Chairman-Board of Eastman Chemical Company , delivered the keynote speech on "Chemical Industry Leadership Challenges...

What does networking mean to you?

Lately there's been a lot of talk at AIChE about networking. We'd like to know what chemical engineers really think about what could be done to help. Take our three-question...
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