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2019 AIChE Salary Survey: Overview

June
2019
Salary Survey
The results of AIChE’s biennial salary survey are in, revealing positive advances for the chemical engineering profession. The median annual salary of respondents to the 2019 survey is $126,000 — a 1.6% increase over the 2017 median of $124,000.

Etiquette for Today’s Workplace

November 7, 2019

As the workplace has evolved to open workspaces, proper office etiquette is more important than ever. How do you rate among your coworkers?

Young Professionals Point of View: Cultivate a Fertile Network

November
2019
YPOV
Joseph A. Hernandez
The world is a small place. The theory of six degrees of separation (1) explains that a chain of social connections can connect any two people within six links — highlighting the power of networking. Meeting new people and expanding your network...

Best Practices for Video Presentations

November
2019
Career Catalyst
Joseph Colannino, P.E.
Virtual presentations, such as webinars or video conferences, can pose unique challenges. Give a successful presentation no matter the distance between you and your audience with help from this guide.

Closing the Gaps in Cybersecurity

November
2019
Critical Issues
Emily Petruzzelli, Nidhi Sharma
The cybersecurity industry suffers from an immense talent gap. As the need for tougher security measures in industrial facilities becomes dire, numerous organizations are creating training programs to build and strengthen cybersecurity education.

Career Catalyst Feature: Communicate

November
2019
Career Catalyst
Speaking and writing are skills we practice often, whether discussing an issue with a colleague or typing an email. Communication style, however, needs to be adapted to changing scenarios and applications.

Get Your Research Published

November
2019
Career Catalyst
Martin A. Abraham, Michael P. Harold, Mia Ricci
The process of writing a research paper for publication can be long and challenging. Follow these suggestions for preparing your manuscript and avoiding some of the common pitfalls.

October 2019 Featured Engage Discussions

October 30, 2019

Have good advice to share? Want to see what other chemical engineers and chemical engineering students are up to? Check out the latest discussions.

CCPS 2019 Summer and Fall Highlights

October 25, 2019

Catch up on the latest CCPS news, including student boot camps, faculty workshops, regional meetings around the world, and more.

Stephanie Farrell: Featured LGBTQ+ Ally

August 22, 2018

As the staff liaison for AIChE's LGBTQ+ & Allies Initiative, I'm thrilled and proud to introduce long-term AIChE volunteer Stephanie Farrell as our first Featured Ally of our LGBTQ+ professiona

Gayle Gibson: Featured LGBTQ ChemE Professional

May 16, 2018

A Texas A&M graduate and newly retired engineer, Gayle discusses working in various areas at DuPont, including engineering design, plant improvement, and manufacturing as well as her experiences as an LGBTQ professional.

Career Connections: Etiquette for Today’s Workplace

October
2019
Career Connections
Loraine Kasprzak
When the writers of The Office were creating the show, they studied how people interacted in actual offices. Based on their research, they created Dunder Mifflin’s regional manager Michael Scott, whose off-color comments offend many of his peers and...

2019 AIChE Salary Survey: Overview

June
2019
Salary Survey
The results of AIChE’s biennial salary survey are in, revealing positive advances for the chemical engineering profession. The median annual salary of respondents to the 2019 survey is $126,000 — a 1.6% increase over the 2017 median of $124,000.
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