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2017 AIChE Salary Survey: Overview

June
2017
Salary Survey
Are you working in the right industry to make the most out of your chemical engineering degree? Ever wonder if other chemical engineers with the same experience level get paid more than you? Check out the results of AIChE’s biennial salary survey to find out which industry pays the most, how your salary stacks up to those of your peers, and the difference in salary between genders. Other factors explored in this year’s survey results include age, job function, supervisory responsibilities, and geographical location. Also, check out the benefits and health insurance packages being offered to chemical engineers.

Networking and Connecting for Chemical Engineers

Archived Webinar
Jun 10, 2009
A key characteristic distinguishing many who are highly effective in a work setting is the ability to connect with others, to network. This is true whether considering job transition or progression...

Minimize the Pain of Change and Maximize Your Results

Archived Webinar
May 20, 2009
Although leaders and managers often have the best intentions, they can set a change initiative up to fail without being aware of the danger signs. Jeanenne LaMarsh, CEO and Founder of LaMarsh &...

Patent Fundamentals for Engineers

Archived Webinar
May 5, 2009
Ever wonder what a patent looks like, what rights are conveyed by a patent, or how your actions can bar any right to obtain patent protection for your invention? Whether in academia or industry,...

Job Derailment vs. Success: Advice for New Engineers

Archived Webinar
Mar 31, 2009
New engineers head off to their careers after graduation, all too often without any idea of what to expect. There is all this knowledge bouncing around in your head about unit operations, mass...

Retirement Planning for Young Engineers

Archived Webinar
Mar 24, 2009
Retirement may sound like a world away from where you are now, but there are some important steps that you should be taking to make your retirement everything you envision it to be. Our objective...

Staying Career Fit in Turbulent Times

Archived Webinar
Mar 17, 2009
In focusing on our engineering or management responsibilities it is easy to forget about managing our own careers. This session will address career energizing steps including recognizing signals of...

Rebuilding Your Wealth

Archived Webinar
Feb 24, 2009
2008 was a difficult investing environment. With so much wealth lost during 2008, Larry N. Grogan takes a look at the challenge of rebuilding and suggests way to begin the recovery process. He...

How to be an Expert Witness in an Adversarial Proceeding

Archived Webinar
Feb 3, 2009
Dr. Joseph J. Cramer will give fellow engineers insight into the nature of a trial or administrative law proceeding, and show how this type of adversarial proceeding differs from the collegial...

Career Strategies for Young Professionals

Archived Webinar
Dec 9, 2008
Gone are the days when you will work for the same company for your entire career. It now falls to you to forge your own path! What can you do early in your career to get a head start? Wendy Young,...

How the Chemical Engineer Will Shape the 21st Century

Archived Webinar
Dec 2, 2008
The current global economic meltdown, along with imbalances in energy ecology and equity, imply that the fundamental backbone of the global industrial world needs reinventing. This reinvention must...

Job Hunting Strategies

Archived Webinar
Sep 9, 2008
Searching for a job can be frustrating and time consuming. Finding the ideal job depends on your situation, geographical preferences, personality, and many other things. It is of utmost importance...

Advancing from the Cubicle to the Corner Office

Archived Webinar
Aug 12, 2008
What does it take to advance in a career? How do you break through the glass ceiling - whether you’re a man or a woman – and move into positions of power and leadership? Deb Grubbe, Vice President,...

How to Find Your Inner Inventor

Archived Webinar
Jul 15, 2008
Learn about your “Inner Inventor”, and find ways to recognize, tune in, and enliven your creative genius. Discover how, when you are working at your best, you have the greatest possible access to...

How to Write Reports for Management

Archived Webinar
Jun 10, 2008
Your project is finished and you are ready to draft your report. Your mind is full of topics to cover and details to include. As you start the outline, you still haven't decided how to write the...

Ethics and Excellence in Engineering

Archived Webinar
May 6, 2008
Beyond the basic technical competencies of our discipline, what are our priorities as engineers? This seminar explores this question, and thus establishes the foundations of engineering ethics and...

Networking: A Lifetime Exercise

Archived Webinar
Dec 9, 2007
Networking is defined as a supportive system of sharing information and services among individuals and groups having a common interest.” This essential seminar will show you how to effectively and...

Advancing from the Cubicle

Archived Webinar
Oct 8, 2007
Learn how you can advance from the cubicle to executive through communication, positive perception, and embracing diversity and change. You will be given real world examples on building your skills...

Young Professionals Point of View: Two Roads: MS ChE or MBA?

March
2019
YPOV
Jed Bellen
The protagonist in Robert Frost’s poem The Road Not Taken is confronted with two diverging roads. Forced to make a choice in order to progress forward, they famously choose the road less traveled. Many of us are confronted with such a choice...

Project Management for Chemical Engineers

Face-to-Face Course
In today’s global and fast-paced world, the ability to manage complex projects is vital to keep up with the chemical industry’s demands and needs...

Amita Gupta and Sujata Bhatia: Doing a World of Good

In this episode of the Doing a World of Good podcast, you'll meet Amita Gupta and Sujata Bhatia, two fascinating women using their considerable talents to help radically transform the medical and public health sectors.

Gilda Barabino, Christine Grant, and Paula Hammond: Doing a World of Good

In this episode of the Foundation’s Doing a World of Good podcast, you'll meet Gilda Barabino, Christine Grant, and Paula Hammond, all of whom are active in AIChE’s Minority Affairs Committee. Listen on the Giving site or subscribe in iTunes. This podcast is supported by a generous donation from Raj & Kamla Gupta.

Career Connections: Are You Prepared to Be a “Me” Enterprise

February
2019
Career Connections
Loraine Kasprzak
Disruption. Digitization. Uberization. Disintermediation. If you are not familiar with these words, you should be. They are major trends that are transforming the workplace, and according to G. Ross Kelly and Ashok Shah, authors of Emergence of the ‘Me’ Enterprise, they are already impacting your career — whether you realize it or not.
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2019 Chevron Sponsored CCPS Faculty Workshop

August 4-7, 2019

This Faculty Process Safety Workshop, sponsored by Chevron, will show chemical engineering faculty how process safety is put into industrial practice and demonstrate the importance of process safety to the design and operation of a chemical plant.  

John J. McKetta, Jr. 1915 – 2019

January 15, 2019

John J. McKetta, Jr., a Fellow and former president of AIChE, and a mentor to generations of chemical engineers, died on January 15, 2019, in Austin, TX. He was 103.

Christine Seymour – Investing in the Future

AIChE Past President and Fellow, Christine Seymour, has made a tremendous personal commitment to the future of the profession by gifting one year of AIChE Young Professional membership for all Lehigh University BS Chemical Engineering graduates starting with the class of 2019.

Building Respectful and Inclusive Cultures

On Monday, October 29th 2018, at the 2018 AIChE Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, The AIChE Foundation in partnership with Chevron co-hosted a session titled “Conscious Inclusion, Building Respectful and Inclusive Cultures”.

Raj Gupta: Doing a World of Good

In the first of the AIChE-Doing a World of Good podcast series Raj Gupta, shares a captivating story of his personal and professional journey to become a leader in the chemical industry. Listen on the Giving site or subscribe in iTunes.

Leading a Diverse Team

December 18, 2018

Team members with different backgrounds can provide new perspectives and ideas that help fuel innovation and create more engaged employees.

Meet the Inaugural John C. Chen Endowment Recipients

October 31, 2018

Jennifer Sinclair Curtis, Dean of Engineering at the University of California, Davis, took time out during the 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh to speak with Donna Bryant and Colin Young, the two inaugural scholarship recipients of the John C. Chen Endowment for Young Professional Leadership.

Career Corner: Leading a Diverse Team

December
2018
Career Corner
Loraine Kasprzak
Last summer, I visited a client who runs a NJ-based engineering and manufacturing firm. He knows I’m a foodie, so he shared photos from his company’s Independence Day office party. Picture after picture showed Greek, Indian, Jamaican, Puerto Rican,...

Advice for Young Managers: R-E-S-P-E-C-T

December 3, 2018

Aretha Franklin famously sang “R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Find out what it means to me,” as a demand for equal treatment for women and minorities during a period of immense societal change.

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