Take the lead in Canada’s thriving chemical science,
and engineering community. Come Together at the CIC.

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Conferences and events

  • CSC and CSChE annual conferences – Fuel your knowledge at Canada’s premier annual conferences for the chemical sciences and engineering with exclusive member discounts. 
  • CIC ViRTUAL – Conferences aren’t the only way to stay connected throughout the year. CIC ViRTUAL is a series of events and webinars that you can participate in from the comfort of your home. 
  • International meetings and events – Benefit from member registration rates at affiliated association national meetings, e.g. American Chemical Society’s conferences.
News and Journal


  • CIC NEWS –  Stay ahead of the game with CIC News and uncover the latest trends and discoveries. Enjoy a free subscription to Canada’s premier chemistry news magazine. 
  • CJCE – Members receive a discounted subscription rate and 25% off on open access article publication charges (APCs) for The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering.
  • Can. J. Chem. – Subscribe to the Canadian Journal of Chemistry for a fraction of the price. Members pay $50 CAD/year.
  • Chemistry World – Members can gain unlimited free access to the Royal Society of Chemistry’s flagship publication.
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Professional development and awards

Access tools and resources to help you begin or advance your career. 

  • TrainingGain access to the Institution of Chemical Engineering (IChemE)’s comprehensive selection of courses at their member discounted rate of 20%.
  • CIC job board A job board for chemists by chemists. You’ll find the latest chemistry jobs from top employers in Canada.
  • Professional designations – Members also get a professional designation (MCIC, FCIC, and HFCIC).
  • CIC, CSC, and CSChE awards – Nominate or be nominated for the most prestigious awards in chemistry and chemical engineering in Canada.
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Insurance and personal services

Secure your life with insurance plans tailored for you:

  • TD Insurance – The TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Program is dedicated to helping Chemical Institute of Canada members get access to preferred insurance rates on car, home, condo and tenant coverage.
  • Manulife – As a member, you are eligible for the exclusive CIC Group Insurance Plans underwritten by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (Manulife)

Member groups and communities 

Network, learn, and grow professionally with CIC. Membership gives you access to chemistry professionals in your field and in your geographic location. Learn more about: 

Discounts on Personal Services

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Training courses

CIC is partnering with leading organizations to bring valuable training and courses to CIC members at preferential rates.

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Launch your career: Apply for a job in chemistry, chemical engineering, or chemical technology today.

Take the lead in Canada’s thriving chemical science, and engineering community.


The benefits of a CIC student membership are vital, and among them provide you with various opportunities and resources to network within Canada’s largest association of chemical science and chemical engineering professionals.