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Renewable Fuels of today?

I am a rising senior and have been thinking about the field of chemical engineering. I know chemical engineers are involved in many fields ranging from the make and testing of medicines to the making of a renewable fuel. I was wondering if there have been any recent studies being done on...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:09

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Gary Holob | Retired Manager at DuPont Issac, Before I retired from the DuPont corporation I was working ...

Will it be easier for an international student from Armenia to find a job in US with B.S. in Chemistry or with B.S. in Chemical Engineering?

Right now I am taking classes for both majors, and really enjoy pure and applied chemistry. I am unsure which one to choose as my main profession as I want to stay in US and make enough money to pay my loans. #chemistry...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:28

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Terrel Fish | Process Engineer at MKEC Engineering Consultants, Inc. The thing to remember when selecting your major is that you ...

On average, how much time do the Chemical Engineering students at the University of Texas at Austin spend studying/

I will become a UT Chemical Engineering student in the fall and I wanted to know the best way to budget my time. #chemical-engineering...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:32

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Posted by Gisela P.’s Avatar Gisela P.
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Taylor Zhao | Program Manager Hey Gisela! As a current engineering student with all my roommates ...

What university would be a great option to pursue an engineering career?

Context: I would like to go be a chemical engineer. However, my decision isn't final, I would still would like a career in engineering. In final, I would like suggestions in great and affordable universities....

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Active Apr 20 at 17:06

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bridget navoda | Senior Product Development Manager Hi Kathy: I think you may be on the East Coast...guessing ...

Does a chemical engineer do researches? If so, what kinds of researches?

Context: I'm a freshman at a high school and I want to explore and see my opportunities....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:43

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Logan Terheggen | Assistant Engineer at Savannah River Remediation LLC I participated in two research groups while in college. One in ...

Is there a balance between work and free time in a STEM career?

I want to go into a STEM career, but I want to know if I will be stuck at work all day or if i will have a good balance between my work and my free time outside of work? Will I be working normal 40 hour weeks? #mechanical-engineering...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:44

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Rafe Biswas | Assistant Professor at University of Texas at Tyler STEM careers are quite a challenging and depends the type of ...

What kinds of collage subjects should i try taking first for my degree?

I'm trying to go into chemical engineering (maybe even general chemistry) but I have only a basic idea of what class subjects I'm going to have to take in order to fully understand my field. If anyone can give me advise on what types of classes to take my freshman or sophomore year I would very...

#chemistry #chemical-engineering

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:44

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Posted by Erik C.’s Avatar Erik C.
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Terry Coyne | Chemical Engineer (Retired) Your first year or two in college as a chemical engineering ...

What's the day-to-day routine of a Chemical Engineer actually like?

I want to get my Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, but I want to know what problems they deal with everyday rather than generic "Some chemical engineers make designs and invent new processes. Some construct instruments and facilities. Some plan and operate facilities. Chemical...

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Active Feb 27 at 08:06

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Logan Terheggen | Assistant Engineer at Savannah River Remediation LLC As frustrating as those answers may be, they are honestly your ...

What is the best industry in your opinion for a Chemical Engineer to work in?

I want to know what industry: polymers, paper, dyes, drugs, plastics, fertilizers, foods, petrochemicals..., would be the most fun and interesting one to work on. I'm not looking for which one looks the best in terms of job growth but instead which seems to be the most creative for the...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:47

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Posted by Nomar B.’s Avatar Nomar B.
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Logan Terheggen | Assistant Engineer at Savannah River Remediation LLC Each industry can be intriguing and interesting. It matters most what ...

Does the chemical engineer have a broader field of work than a normal engineering job such as a civil, architectural, or mechanical engineer?

I would like to know how many different areas I can go with chemical engineering if one doesn't work after I get the degree. #engineering...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:48

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Rafe Biswas | Assistant Professor at University of Texas at Tyler Yes, chemical engineering is one of the most diverse field of ...

How much calculus is needed for chemical engineering?

I am thinking about going into chemical engineering and was wondering how much calculus is needed because I loved doing it in high school and did very well and I want to know if it is heavy in the field....

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Active Oct 14 at 19:45

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Eric Watters | Director, Compliance and EHS Lead at Pfizer Great question.  Typically four semesters of calculus will be required in ...

What classes should I try and attend to in high school if I am intrested in Chemical Engineering?

I'm about to be a freshman in high school, and I have been thinking about what classes and electives I should take if I eventually want to be a Chemical Engineer or Environmental Engineer. Or what colleges I should eventually try and apply to if I want too pursue that career. Do you have and...

#chemical-engineering #environmental-engineering

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Active Mar 18 at 21:00

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Jayavignesh Arivalagan | Chemical Process Engineer Unless your school has sone exotic course selwction, Donald W's advice ...

How to manage your time in school?

How to plan out activities and keep up with the school work?...

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Lori Brown’s Avatar Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM’s Avatar Logan Terheggen’s Avatar
Active Dec 02 '17 at 19:09

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Lori Brown | Facilities Integrity Engineer at ExxonMobil I will add to Logan’s suggestion about Google Calendar that there ...

What types of jobs are available for someone with a degree in chemical engineering?

I am currently studying toward the goal of an engineering degree and I want to pick the right career path for me. #engineering...

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Active May 08 at 19:58

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Posted by Daniel O.’s Avatar Daniel O.
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Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM | Supply Chain Director What do you want to do?? Choose your interests and go ...

Is it worth to do M.S. and/or Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering for a future engineer if they already have B.S. in it?

Currently I am a chemistry major, and I am planning to switch to Chemical Engineering but I am not sure how much I should learn to be a competitive engineer....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:28

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Jayavignesh Arivalagan | Chemical Process Engineer My personal opinion is that here in the US getting your ...

When studying Chemical Engineering in a university, do you have to choose the type of job you want to have?

I was told that you can go into many different jobs, such as one that focuses on petrochemicals, or even one that focusing on testing soda products. I do not understand if you are taught how to work with all lines of work involving chemical engineering, or if you have to choose between them....

#engineering #chemical-engineering #chemical-engineer

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:23

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Gordon Hopkins | Quality Process Engineer at RAE/Honeywell Systens No, you do not have to chose a job, but get ...

What are some key steps recommended that I should engage in that will impact being a successful chemical engineer ?

I'm Destani, A junior attending Madison Park High School. My junior year I've been in a chemistry course and I have became super interested in a variety of aspects in chemistry. I am also interested in engineering, So I put the two together and Im interested in knowing more about this career !...

#engineering #college #chemical-engineering

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:07

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Simon Robson | Retired Engineering Manager with limited consultation Creativity and problem solving is engineering....If you would like to pursue ...

What is the successful path to become a chemical engineer?

I want to be able to make medicine and find more healthier ways to take the meds. #chemical-engineering #chemical-engineer...

#chemicals

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:04

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Matthew Pearlson | Special Projects at Citizens Energy Corporation Good question Byron - I studied chemical engineering at UMass Amherst ...

How do you stand out in a masculine field of work?

As a girl, I would like to know what will help me to stand out in such a male dominant field of practice because that is what gets you to success, to stand out. #engineering #biomedical-engineering...

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Active Feb 27 at 08:07

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Posted by Erin B.’s Avatar Erin B.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Hi Erin! Thanks for asking a very important question that has ...

How much does the major you graduate from college have to correlate with the career you plan to pursue?

I'm planning to be a chemical engineering major in the fall, but I really don't plan on becoming a chemical engineer. I want to work in some type of nonprofit organization (though I'm not exactly sure what position in those organizations). Is it possible for me to be able to pursue that career...

#nonprofits #chemical-engineering

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:26

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Posted by Rachel N.’s Avatar Rachel N.
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Julie Otis | Screening Analyst They don't necessarily need to match up, but you will need ...

Does a Chemical Techicians or Chemical Enginer need to relocate or travel?

I'm doing a paper in my carrier exploration class and I have been having little difficultly at finding my answer "Does a chemical technicians or chemical engineer need to relocate or travel?". Every time I look it up on google,Bing, and yahoo answer it would give me the same...

#career-details #chemical-technicians #chemical-engineering

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:48

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Posted by Alex W.’s Avatar Alex W.
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Debby Callenius | Administration at Chemicals Company Chemical technicians and/or engineers do HAVE to relocate. But at most ...

What colleges are better for my career?

Can anyone give me an idea of a few colleges, not including University of Kentucky or Eastern Kentucky University, that would provide the best education for general chemistry. #university #chemistry...

#chemical-engineering

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:44

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Leah Evans | Graduate Admissions Coordinator at Houston Baptist University These universities are great to check out if you are interested ...

What is the career development like with a chemical engineer major?

I am studying chemical engineering and I want to ask what it is like 5 years after I start working. Thank you #chemical-engineering...

#process-engineering

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Active Dec 05 '17 at 10:34

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Posted by Tang X.’s Avatar Tang X.
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Farukh Naqvi | Supply Chain Management | Business Analyst | Manufacturing ... Sky is the limit. you can evolve into a NPI ( ...

How competitive is the chemical engineering field?

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Active Feb 13 at 19:42

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Posted by Sebastian W.’s Avatar Sebastian W.
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Terry Coyne | Chemical Engineer (Retired) While I can't speak from recent experience because I graduated as ...

Beyond maintaining good grades and high work quality, how can I stand out to future employers while in college?

I’m a senior going into either chemical engineering or materials science and a hope to work my way up to a degree in nanotechnology. My ideal career field is going to de extremely competitive, and I want to do everything I can to secure a career that I’ll enjoy. #stem #material-science...

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Active Aug 23 at 12:11

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Posted by Emilee F.’s Avatar Emilee F.
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Victoria German | Sr. Mgr. Ntwrk Security & HSO Member Hi Emilee, This is a great question. Grades and high quality ...

How an engineering graduate is different from other graduates in terms of job oppurtrnities?

I got this question from one of my peers, and got interested about finding its answer. #chemical-engineering #engineering...

#job-outlook

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Active Jul 21 at 00:17

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Posted by Ari A.’s Avatar Ari A.
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Eric Torres | MTS I-Sys Engrg Hi Ari!I can't answer for non-engineering graduates but from my experience ...

How do you find the right internship at a career fair?

Trying to plan ahead to finding an engineering internship in college and wondering how you sort through all the options. All tips appreciated. #engineering #chemical-engineering...

#career-planning

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Active Feb 09 at 17:21

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Anisha Mathur | Intern at Dell Understand where your basic interests lie. Then go through the company ...

How important is a minor or double major when applying for a job?

Looking ahead at different classes offered it'd be relatively easy to major in ChemE and minor in mathematics or biochemistry. I'm wondering if this would look better than being more involved in school clubs or the like. #engineering #chemical-engineering...

#career-paths

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Active Aug 22 at 07:37

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Posted by Braeden C.’s Avatar Braeden C.
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Spruce Cox | Retired Aerospace Engineer and Rocket Scientist Braeden,This is a good question because you’re asking for relative value ...

What's the most difficult or unexpected aspect of a career as a chemical engineer or materials scientist?

I'm incredibly fond of the idea of melding my interests in both chemistry and engineering/experimental work, and I'm interested in what the challenges of these fields might be, or how they might differ. #engineering #chemical-engineering...

#materials-science

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what are the fundamental skills needed for a career in chemical engineering ?

i am interested in going into the field of chemical engineering. what exactly are some of the major classes i will have to take? what is a good college to attend for this program? #engineering #career-counseling #chemical-engineering...

#chemicals

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:22

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Terry Coyne | Chemical Engineer (Retired) I agree with the Mr. Pandit that you need to take ...
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