Upcoming event: Career & Life Purpose with Career Coach, Chengeer Lee

We will be hosting a career development session with career coach, Chengeer Lee this Saturday, March 6 at 1:00 pm EST. Chengeer has an academic research background in chemistry and material science engineering studying in Kazakhstan and South Korea. He also ventured into the start-up realm and was the co-founder of Labit, a start-up whose mission was to facilitate scientific […]

Career Exploration Series with Darren Telepanich

  Earlier last month, we had Darren Telepanich, Director of R&D at Sofina Foods, speak with us in the second virtual iteration of our Career Exploration Series. During this presentation, Darren shared his experience in the food manufacturing sector. Darren studied Chemical Engineering Technology at Mohawk College and has 20 years of R&D experience in the food manufacturing sector. Darren […]

Career Exploration Series with Temitayo Urubusi, PFP

  This month we had Temitayo Urubusi, PFP, Senior Financial Advisor at CIBC, speak with us in the first virtual iteration of our Career Exploration Series. During this presentation, Temitayo shared how she leveraged her skills in chemical engineering to transition into the finance sector.  Temitayo graduated with her chemical engineering degree at Obafemi Awolowo University. After her studies, she […]

Winners for our Video/Photo Experiment contest for #NCW

  Last week for National Chemistry Week, we held a random draw contest on social media to see all the wonderful chemistry our followers have been up to! The winners of our contest were Nadia (@laschuk_ on Twitter), Alastair (@kierulfa on Twitter), and Dion (@varyaries on Instagram). We wanted to thank everyone for their participation!

A Day in the Life of a Chemist – Video/Photo Experiment Draw

  National Chemistry Week has begun, to celebrate we’d like you to post a photo or video to your Twitter or Instagram of your safe-for-home chemistry activity or research experiments in the lab. As long as there is chemistry involved from baking to growing crystals in the lab, we are excited to see how you stay curious! Draw rules: By […]

An Update from CIC Toronto

With growing concerns surrounding COVID19, we have decided to postpone our upcoming CIC CafĂ© and CIC Career Fair until further notice. All registrants will be refunded fully and notified once the events are re-scheduled. We will continue to monitor developments as they arise to prioritize the health and safety of our members and community. Please feel free to reach out […]

CIC Career Exploration Series: Clinical Chemistry

On February 25 2020, CIC Toronto hosted this Career Exploration  Series where the focus was on clinical chemistry. The event speaker was Dr. Amir Babalhavaeji, who completed his PhD in biological chemistry and is currently a second-year fellow in the clinical biochemistry program at the University of Toronto. Amir discussed various roles in the area of clinical chemistry, including clinical […]

CIC Career Talk 2020

The Chemical Institute of Canada Toronto Section (CICTor) is hosting a Career Talk which will feature informal talks presented by graduates in the chemical field who are currently working in non-traditional careers in a variety of fields. Join us for the Career Exploration Series talk on Clinical Chemistry, presented by Dr. Amir Babalhavaeji! This talk will provide an introduction into […]