The CIC and its societies have a wide variety of resources to help you develop your career, and build your professional appeal to employers, institutions, and other influencers.

How to Get the Most out of Conferences

As the old saying goes, when it comes to your career it’s often not what you know – it’s who you know. While conferences are a great place to attend lectures and learn, one of the most important benefits of attending a conference lies in the networking opportunities. This guide provides great tips on making the most of these opportunities before, during, and after the conference.

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Promote Your Research with Wiley's Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Tips

Wiley (publisher of the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering on behalf of the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering) has created an easy guide to promoting yourself and your work online. With these social media and SEO tips, you can increase your exposure and increase your chances of earning recognition for your work.

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EngineeringCareers Job Board

Tap into Canada’s largest and most dedicated engineering job board for finding exciting career opportunities. Find your next engineering job at the Engineering Institute of Canada’s EngineeringCareers job board.

Maximize Your Opportunities: Understanding The Canadian Chemical Industry

Andrew Biksa of BASF gave the student keynote presentation at the 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, held in October 2016 in Quebec City. This strategic session focused on understanding how the Canadian chemical industry works and how you can leverage this knowledge to broaden your career opportunities.

Topics covered included:

  • Understanding the chemical engineering value chain.
  • How to get the most out of professional best practices.
  • The various sectors/companies in the industry.
  • The importance of making a value proposition.
  • How to sell yourself, either to get a job or to gain momentum for your ideas.  

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NSERC 2016 Discovery Grants: News, Questions and Answers

At the 99th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, NSERC representatives Elizabeth Boston, Sophie Debrus, and Caroline Bicker provided an overview of the 2016 Discovery Grants competition news and results. Thanks to the NSERC for providing the presentation slides so that all CIC members can learn about this important source of funding.

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