Student Co-op and Internship Presentation Competition

Thursday, September 28, 2017, 9:00pm-10:00pm EDT
Event format: 
Virtual / Online
Posted by Noah Meeks

Submit Abstract: Student Co-op and Internship Presentation Competition

Did you enjoy your time as an intern or co-op, and work on a unique or exciting project? Then enter for a chance to share your experience, practice your presentation skills, and win great awards!

Prizes: • $250 1st place • $150 2nd place • $100 3rd place

Participants must meet the following qualifications:

• undergraduate ChemE students (graduating Dec 2017 or later)

• co-op, spring, or summer 2017 intern students

• teams of 2 students are permitted if both meet qualifications

Students should present their original work done during the co-op or summer internship. Students should receive their mentors’ approval before submitting an abstract. Students must be available to present on September 28, 2017 at 8:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time (USA) with a microphone and internet connection.

Presentations should be less than 10 minutes and will be judged by practicing chemical engineers and AIChE VLS members, based on: • application/demonstration of chemical engineering principles to students’ work • understanding of process and/or chemistry • clarity/appearance of slides and presentation • understanding how student’s work is used/applied/extended into other applications/industries • ability to answer questions


• 9/3 - abstracts due

• 9/11 - students notified of acceptance

• 9/25 - Presentations due

• 9/25-9/27 - Recommended “dry run” to test WebEx connections

• 9/28 - Presentations

The submission form is available online at Submit questions to Noah Meeks, Past Chair, at