Summer Intern and Co-op Presentation Competition | AIChE

Summer Intern and Co-op Presentation Competition

Thursday, October 27, 2016, 9:00pm EDT
Virtual / Online
United States

Did you enjoy working an industrial co-op or internship this year? Or work on an exciting project?  If so, we invite you to participate in the VLS Intern and Co-op Presentation Competition! VLS members are invited to join the meeting, learn about the work of these co-ops, and support them in their further development.

Participants must meet the following qualifications:

  • undergraduate ChemE students (graduating Dec 2016 or later)
  • industrial co-op and summer intern students OR university undergraduate researcher
  • teams of two students permitted if both meet qualifications

Students should present their original work done during the co-op or summr internship, and should receive their mentor's approval before submitting an abstract. Students must be available to present on October 27, 2016 at 8:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time (USA) with a microphone and internet connection.

Submitted abstracts will be judged by practicing chemical engineers in the VLS Leadership. Five or six finalists will be invited to present at the meeting.  From those finalists, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will be chosen by the judges. Prizes will awarded as follows:

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


9/7 - abstracts due (online submission form with more details)

9/22 - Finalists notified and announced at VLS meeting

10/20 - Presentations due

10/25 - Recommended "dry run" to test WebEx connections

10/27 - Presentations

Submit Your Abstract