CIC Talks Careers: Global Mentors Spotlight

Join us on Thursday, November 25, 2021, at noon for CIC Talks Careers: Global Mentors Edition to connect with exceptional chemical sciences and chemical engineering professionals. This free employment workshop allows participants to receive valuable career advice from accomplished professionals with a wealth of international working experience. Additionally, this content will be particularly useful for…

CIC Talks Careers: Latin American Heritage Month

Join us on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at noon for CIC Talks Careers: Latin American Heritage Month Edition to connect with brilliant chemical sciences and chemical engineering professionals. This free employment workshop allows participants to receive valuable career advice from bright professionals who are committed to helping the next generation of earlier career professionals and…

CIC Talks Careers: Junior Mentors Spotlight

Join us on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at noon for CIC Talks Careers: Junior Mentors Edition to connect with some of the earlier career chemical sciences and chemical engineering professionals leading our industry. This free employment workshop allows participants to receive valuable career advice from knowledgeable professionals who are committed to helping the next generation…

CIC Talks Careers: Indigenous History Month

Join us on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at noon for CIC Talks Careers: National Indigenous History Month Edition to connect with inspiring Indigenous chemical sciences and chemical engineering professionals. This free employment workshop allows participants to receive valuable career advice from skillful professionals who are committed to helping the next generation of leaders achieve all…

Career Exploration Series with Ian Mallov, Research Chemist at Inkbox

The Chemical Institute of Canada, Toronto Section (CICTor) is hosting the third virtual iteration of our Career Exploration Series on Thursday, May 13th at 6:30 pm EST. This series features talks by graduates of the chemical sciences who have transitioned to successful careers in a variety of fields. Join us for a Career Exploration Talk…

On my career (so far) as a chemist of colour

Science is a series of discoveries made by observing, questioning and evaluating our world. Evelyn Asiedu, a Postdoctoral Fellow at Environment and Climate Change Canada, argues we should use this approach to make the changes necessary to ensure the future of chemistry is more diverse.

Career & Life Purpose with Career Coach, Chengeer Lee

Join the CIC Toronto local section for a conversation on career and life purpose with career coach, Chengeer Lee. Chengeer has an academic research background in chemistry and material science engineering studying in Kazakhstan and South Korea. He also ventured into the start-up realm and was the co-founder of Labit, a start-up whose mission was…

CIC Career Exploration Series: Darren Telepanich (Director of R&D at Sofina Foods Inc.)

Darren Telepanich describes himself as a regular person, yet his humility does not do his professional achievements justice. Before beginning his path in research and development (R&D), he studied Chemical Engineering Technology at Mohawk College and did his cooperative placement as a Product Developer at Maple Leaf Foods Inc. Telepanich quickly transitioned into a full-time…

Bringing students and companies together

On November 26th, 2020, the CIC Montreal Chapter hosted their first Online Job Fair. The event brought together close to a hundred people, including young graduates and industry representatives, all in the field of organic chemistry. The event featured two speakers from local pharmaceutical companies and contract research organizations who presented the state of the…

One woman’s transition from chemical engineer to financial advisor

The Chemical Institute of Canada Toronto Section recently hosted the first virtual iteration of its Career Exploration Series – talks by chemical sciences graduates who have shifted to successful careers in a variety of fields. Julie Loungxay, in the virtual audience, reports on what she learned. Loungxay has an MSc in Molecular Science from Ryerson…

Free Online Course on Sustainable Development & Environmental Stewardship for Engineers

Engineers Canada partnered with Polytechnique Montréal to develop a free massive open online course (MOOC) based on our National Guideline on Sustainable Development (SD) and Environmental Stewardship (ES) for Engineers: https://engineerscanada.ca/publications/national-guideline-on-sustainable-development-and-environmental-stewardship. It’s been taken by nearly 4,600 people worldwide with great reviews and uses engineering case studies from across Canada to demonstrate the practical application…

Debating the current and future state of science communication

As the ranks of the world’s professional journalists have been decimated over the past few decades, so too has their ability to report the work of science to an audience that extends beyond the scientific community itself. If you are part of that audience, you may not have noticed, because there appears to be more…