CIC Career Resources
The CIC and its Constituent Societies can help you advance your career in the chemical sciences and engineering through a multitude of career resources available to members.
Search for jobs online, attend career fairs, register for workshops and courses and stay connected by becoming a member.
Online CIC Career Site
Post your resume, view available jobs and apply online. Find your chemistry, chemical engineering or chemical technology dream job!
Post a job ad targeted directly to those in the chemical sciences and engineering. View resumes from a database of highly skilled candidates.
The CIC often holds Career Fairs as part of the CSC or CSChE National Conferences. Upcoming career fairs include:
Chemical Institute of Canada Recruitment Zone
Presented at the National Job Fair and Training Expo
More details will be posted as they become available.
The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) and the CIC Toronto Local Section will team up with the National Job Fair and Training Expo to create the CIC Recruitment Zone - a special recruitment zone specifically for chemical companies. Chemists, chemical engineers and chemical technologists will be invited to participate in this event where they will be able to meet with chemical companies and also have the opportunity to meet with 125+ other companies at the fair. There are five pavilions to visit — the Employment Pavilion, the Training Education Pavilion, the Entrepreneurship Pavilion, the Career Services Pavilion and the Study-Work-Stay Abroad Pavilion — covering every aspect of the job search process and career development including local, provincial, national and international opportunities and services under one roof. Furthermore, during the fair, there are multiple presentations covering various topics of interest to people looking for work or for a career change. Mark the dates on your calendar! Admission is only $4.95.
Attend local section events to connect with professionals in your community. Some local sections also hold resume clinic sessions and career oriented events. Take the opportunity to lead by contacting your local section to get involved in your area.
CareerJoy Affinity Program
CareerJoy is a national, certified, career coaching team that provides expert opinion, and timely information, to help you take control over your career and future in this highly competitive market. CIC members receive discounts to services such as Professional Resume Writing Services and programs such as the Career Identity Program, the 90 Day Career Search Program, the Career Transition Program, the MBA Transition Program and the Leadership Identity Program. Find out more and get involved.
CareerJoy Webinar now Available Online
The CIC successfully hosted its first interactive, career-based webinar titled “CareerClass 101 | Social Media & Your 3D Personal Brand” on April 2nd, 2013. What role do LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, blogging and other social media tools today in the world of work? How can you utilize these tools to advance your internal and external brand and career? If you're looking for the next step in your career and wondering how the world of social media fits, view our webinar with Alan Kearns, Canada's Career Coach and founder of CareerJoy as he leads you through this interactive webinar on managing your personal online brand.
The CIC partners with the following associations for professional status and licensing:
- Association of the Chemical Profession of Alberta
- Association of the Chemical Profession of Ontario
- Ordre des chimistes du Québec
- Engineers Canada
The CSCT offers designation as a certified chemical technologist for its members. This Certified Chemical Technologist (cCT) Certification is for chemical, biochemical, chemical engineering and related technologists. Certification highlights credentials attained through a chemical related technology program, and shows dedication to the profession. It is recognized nationally by employers, and allows for more career mobility.
Professional Development Courses
Members of the CIC and its Constituent Societies receive discounts on fees for our courses and conferences. Expand your knowledge and further your career.
Support for Unemployed Members
Full members, who have maintained consistent membership for three years, and who provide evidence of unemployment at the time of renewal are eligible for complimentary membership which is available for up to two years. Members in this category can also attend our conferences at the undergraduate student rate.
CIC Member Directory
Use the CIC member directory to access member information and establish an instant connection with other CIC members in academia, industry and government. Searchable by area of expertise, city, province, name and more. The directory is accessible through the member sign in section of the website.