2023 Intern and Co-op Presentation Competition: Abstract Submission Form | AIChE

2023 Intern and Co-op Presentation Competition: Abstract Submission Form

Did you enjoy your time as an intern or co-op during the spring, summer or fall 2022 timeframe? Did you 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 2022 - Aug 2024)
  • industrial co-op and summer intern students during spring, summer or fall 2022
  • 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 in April or May 2023 (specific date and time to be confirmed) 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

Timeline (specific dates TBD):

  • 2/28/2023 - Abstracts due
  • 3/10/2023 - Students notified of acceptance
  • 3/24/2023 - Presentations due
  • 4/7/2023 - “Dry run” to test ZOOM connections/audio/video
  • Apr or May 2023 (date/time to be confirmed) - Competition

Submit questions to Marc Clithero, Competition Chair, at marc.clithero@btinternet.com.

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