Benefits of Membership

Members of the CIC and its constituent societies (CSC, CSChE and CSCT) become a part of Canada’s diverse and prestigious community of chemical scientists, engineers and technologists. 

By becoming a member, you have access to a number of exclusive benefits (listed below). In addition to these benefits, your membership fees will help support the important work that the CIC and its constituent societies do on behalf of the Canadian chemical sciences and engineering community. Membership is based on a calendar year (i.e. 2018 Membership runs from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018).

CIC Members have access to the following programs and initiatives:


  • Access all career services. Receive a 20% discount on CIC professional development courses, receive a 15% discount on CareerJoy services and gain access to other helpful CIC career resources and lists
  • Contact peers, colleagues, chemical professionals and potential mentors through the Member Directory 
  • CSChE members have an exclusive subscription to AccessEngineering, an award-winning engineering reference tool.
  • Connect with the chemical community at Local Section, Student Chapter or Subject Division events
  • Receive an accreditation certificate when graduating from a CSC-accredited B.Sc. program (the CSC manages the accreditation of undergraduate chemistry programs nationally and abroad)



  • Receive your annual subscription to the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineeringthe premiere journal of the CSChE, for just $100 (online) or $185 (print and online)
  • Receive a free subscription to ACCN the Canadian Chemical News, Canada’s leading magazine for the chemical sciences and engineering
  • Recieve a $20-$25 discount on a subscription to the Royal Society of Chemistry's award-winning Chemistry World magazine.
  • Receive a 25% discount on Wiley Books (excludes ebooks)

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  • You could save when you bundle car and home insurance with TD Insurance Meloche Monnex
  • Receive preferred member rates on life, accident and disability insurance with Manulife Financial
  • Receive a 5% discount on VIA Rail fares
  • Receive up to 10% off on Budget Car Rental



Membership Handbooks:

For more information on membership fees and categories, review the membership handbooks: