How can IChemE help?
Membership of IChemE is a commitment to your profession and to your personal development which will impress future employers. You are also already on the road to becoming a Chartered Chemical Engineer, a qualification employers recognize the value of.
Your membership of IChemE also affords you access to a host of professional development resources that can help you take the first steps on your careers path, further your vocation or find a new job.
tce and tcetoday
Check your tce every month to find out what’s going on in industry and to get access to an average 8 pages of jobs. Plus, access tcetoday online for updated stories everyday to keep you informed of which companies are doing well, which industries are expanding and who is facing redundancies to help you get a picture of the jobmarket. You can also use tce to help you get the latest news on your company before you go to interview.
IChemE has three international accredited recruitment agencies:
As a member of IChemE you have access to the best resources for Chemical, Biochemical and Process engineering careers information – your fellow members! Attend local member group events to make contacts with members across the globe. Some will be in the same position as you and can share experiences, some will have started a new job and can offer tips and some will be in senior positions, able to explain what they look for in a candidate. You may even turn up to your job interview to find your interviewer is the engineer you chatted with at an event last month!
Special Interest groups
If you are interested in a particular sector of chemical engineering why not get involved with the appropriate Special Interest Groups. Meet other engineers working in your field and use these contacts to find out which companies are hoping to expand, who to send your CV to and how to get into your chosen industry. As with member groups, your best resource for chemical engineering information is your fellow members.