CIC Welcomes New Career Development Leader

August 30, 2017

Laura Reyes

Laura Reyes, Career Development Leader, CIC

CIC is pleased to introduce Laura Reyes as its new Career Development Leader. Laura will be responsible for CIC’s career services programs and initiatives, and will be the primary liaison between CIC and the student chapters in Canadian chemistry, chemical engineering, and chemical technology departments. Additionally, she will offer assistance to student groups creating career-focused programming at the annual Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition and the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference. If you are planning a student event this year at your school and would like Laura to present a career talk, judge a competition, or to offer her expertise contact her at lreyes@cheminst.ca.

Laura obtained her PhD in Chemistry from the University of Toronto. She has experience in communications, marketing, and leadership within the green chemistry community as a founding member of the Green Chemistry Initiative (GCI) and most recently as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for GreenCentre Canada. She has also been the Communications Officer for the CIC Toronto Section, in addition to other involvements in chemistry education and outreach.

CIC members receive a host of benefits, including career development tools, magazine subscriptions and preferred travel and insurance rates. To assist members in their early careers, the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) offers complimentary membership to Canadian students graduating from a CSC-accredited B.Sc. programs. Also, as of 2018, the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering will offer one-year complimentary membership to students in their first year in a Canadian chemical engineering program (usually identified in the 2nd year of the engineering program).

Visit our Membership Benefits page to learn more.

 

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