Career Development

Following My Own Advice

. by Loraine Kasprzak

Longtime columnist Loraine Kasprzak moves on to other career goals of her own, but she leaves us with some of her very best advice from over the years.

June 2021 CEP Preview

. by Karen Simpson

This issue, brush up on process control basics, get tips on dust hazard analysis, and identify root causes of heat exchanger tube failure — and much more!

Lessons from the Plant Floor

. by Amanda Scalza

These simple but important lessons drawn from daily work life can simplify any chemical engineering career path you choose, traditional or otherwise.

December 2020 CEP Preview

. by Cynthia Mascone

This month, tips for quick assessment of distillation columns, a look at teaching process control topics, advice on patenting your work, and more.

The Power of Positivity at Work

. by Idell Bryan

Need a boost at work? Try a new perspective. Not focusing on the negative and trying to keep the positive in view can go a long ways to improving life at work.

Gen Z Join the Team

. by Joseph A. Hernandez

What do members of Gen Z look for in an employer, and what will help them thrive in their careers? Learn how to welcome them to the workplace.

So, Loving Those Video Calls Yet?

. by Douglas B. Clark

If you groaned at the thought of a meeting on Zoom, Skype, or a similar video call app, then read on because there's hope for a return to productivity and sanity with these tips for online meetings.

Roundup: Networking

. by Sonja Bradfield

Networking doesn't come naturally to everyone, but that doesn't mean you can't learn. Whether you're a natural or need some help, use this advice to build your career through networking. 

Roundup: Career Transitions

. by Idell Bryan

Many of us find ourselves in uncertain territory, furloughed, or even laid off. After you've taken a pause to collect yourself, take a look at these tips to help plan your next career move.

Smooth the Transition to the Home Office

. by Douglas B. Clark

After 20 years of working from home, I've noticed that faulty communication is often the culprit when something goes wrong. Reassess your communication strengths and weaknesses to make working from home easier.   

March 2020 CEP Preview

. by Cynthia Mascone

This issue, a special section dedicated to process intensification, plus articles on perfecting incident investigations, preventing corrosion, career tips, and much more.

Roundup: Internships

. by Emily Miksiewicz

Wondering how to get a chemical engineering internship? Want to know how to make the most of an internship? Answers to these questions and more.

November 2019 CEP Preview

. by Cynthia Mascone

This month in CEP, tips for getting your research published, advice for strong video presentations, a look at reducing plant energy costs, and much more.

Hear from Former WISE Interns

. by Stephanie Viola

Hear in a two-part podcast series how gaining an insider's understanding of government policy related to chemical engineering can change the course of a chemical engineer's career.

It's Okay to Ask for Help

. by Elizabeth Pavone

Asking for help has benefits beyond simply accomplishing the task at hand. Learning to accept help and delegate are important for success in work and life.

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