Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Resources

Professional & Trade
Associations

Useful
Links

Related Resources
by Career Field

Career Plans
Surveys

Professional & Trade Associations

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AiChE) - includes the sub-groups Center for Chemical Process Safety, the Society for Biological Engineering, the Center for Energy Initiatives, and the Institute for Sustainability, as well as AiChE ChEnected, a site for young professionals regarding career development

American Chemical Society - With more than 163,000 members, the American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world's largest scientific society and one of the world's leading sources of authoritative scientific information. A nonprofit organization, chartered by Congress, ACS is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemical enterprise and the premier professional home for chemists, chemical engineers and related professions around the globe.

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists - the premier organization of all scientists dedicated to the discovery, development, and manufacture of pharmaceutical products and therapies through advances in science and technology.

Association of Energy Engineers - a global source for information and networking in the dynamic fields of energy engineering and energy management, renewable and alternative energy, power generation, energy services, sustainability, and all related areas.

Society of Petroleum Engineers - the largest individual-member organization serving managers, engineers, scientists and other professionals worldwide in the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry.

source for information and networking in the dynamic fields of energy engineering and energy management, renewable and alternative energy, power generation, energy services, sustainability, and all related areas. - See more at: http://www.aeecenter.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1#sthash.La3RPVSZ.dpuf
source for information and networking in the dynamic fields of energy engineering and energy management, renewable and alternative energy, power generation, energy services, sustainability, and all related areas. - See more at: http://www.aeecenter.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1#sthash.La3RPVSZ.dpuf
source for information and networking in the dynamic fields of energy engineering and energy management, renewable and alternative energy, power generation, energy services, sustainability, and all related areas. - See more at: http://www.aeecenter.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1#sthash.La3RPVSZ.dpuf
source for information and networking in the dynamic fields of energy engineering and energy management, renewable and alternative energy, power generation, energy services, sustainability, and all related areas. - See more at: http://www.aeecenter.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1#sthash.La3RPVSZ.dpuf

Youth Council for Sustainable Science & Technology (part of AiChE)

Useful Links

U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook overview of careers for Chemical Engineers

Sloan Career Cornerstone overview of careers in Chemical Engineering (a good starting guide)

Professional Engineering Licensure information - and, click here for 5 reasons Chemical Engineers should pursue a P.E., according to AiChE.

Why Not Chem Eng - a global careers page for students from the Institution for Chemical Engineers, with focus on the U.K./Ireland, Australia, and the "Rest of the World."  Includes a very helpful starting point, "What Do Chemical Engineers Do?" and related job roles.

Washington Internship for Students of Engineering (WISE) - a highly-regarded internship program for outstanding engineering students; students are selected to spend nine weeks in Washington, D.C., learning about the public policy process, including how government officials make decisions on complex technological issues and how engineers can contribute to legislative and regulatory public policy decisions.

LinkedIn Industry Directory with thousands of organization pages, including subcategories in Chemicals, Oil And Energy, Renewables And Environment, Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Goods, Cosmetics, Mining And Metals and many others (most organization pages with careers and/or jobs sections) - consider "Follow"ing organizations of interest (please note, you must have a LinkedIn account to view).

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