2021 Summer Intern and Co-op Presentation Competition: Abstract Submission Form | AIChE

2021 Summer Intern and Co-op Presentation Competition: Abstract Submission Form

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!


  • $500 1st place
  • $300 2nd place
  • $200 3rd place(s)

Participants must meet the following qualifications:

  • undergraduate ChemE students (graduating Dec 2021 or later)
  • industrial co-op and summer 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 February 23, 2022 at 9:00 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 according to the following attributes:

  • 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


1/3/2022 - abstracts due

1/17/2022 - students notified of acceptance

2/9/2022 - Presentations due

2/16/2022 - “dry run” to test ZOOM connections/audio/video

2/23/2022 - Contest


For any questions, email virtualaiche@gmail.com or Noah Meeks, Past Chair, at NoahChemE@icloud.com

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