Benefits of Membership

Members of the CIC and its constituent societies (CSC, CSChE and CSCT) become a part of Canada’s diverse and prestigious community of chemical scientists, engineers and technologists. 

By becoming a member, you have access to a number of exclusive benefits (listed below). In addition to these benefits, your membership fees will help support the important work that the CIC and its constituent societies do on behalf of the Canadian chemical sciences and engineering community. Membership is based on a calendar year (i.e. 2017 Membership runs from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017).

CIC Members have access to the following programs and initiatives:


  • Access all career services. Search for jobs online and post your résumé through our Workopolis Niche Site, receive a 20% discount on CIC professional development courses, receive a 15% discount on CareerJoy services and gain access to other helpful CIC career resources and lists
  • Contact peers, colleagues, chemical professionals and potential mentors through the Member Directory 
  • CSChE members have an exclusive subscription to AccessEngineering, an award-winning engineering reference tool.
  • Connect with the chemical community at Local Section, Student Chapter or Subject Division events
  • Gain Certified Chemical Technologist (cCT) certification as a member of the CSCT, which highlights credentials, shows dedication to the profession and allows for more career mobility
  • Receive an accreditation certificate when graduating from a CSC-accredited B.Sc. program (the CSC manages the accreditation of undergraduate chemistry programs nationally and abroad)




  • Save up to $400 per year on home and auto insurance with TD Insurance Meloche Monnex
  • Receive preferred member rates on life, accident and disability insurance with Manulife Financial
  • Receive a 5% discount on VIA Rail fares
  • Receive up to 10% off on Budget Car Rental



Membership Handbooks:

For more information on membership fees and categories, review the membership handbooks: