Chemical Engineering    Mohamed Traore
Qualities• These were the people in high school who…  – were attentive and creative  – spoke and wrote well  – thought mat...
What do they even do…?• Create everyday items from raw materials  – Paper  – Plastics  – Drugs  – Fertilizers  – Foods
How do I get a job?• Must have a bachelor’s degree in Chemical  Engineering  – ABET accreditation• A masters degree qualif...
Other requirements• MUST be licensed  – Fundamentals of Engineering Exam  – Professional Engineering Exam
Typical Workday• Develop safety procedures for use of  chemicals• Test products and troubleshoot problems• Conduct researc...
The Workplace• Team-oriented environment• Can work in…  – Labs  – Offices  – Biotech labs  – Industrial plants  – Healthca...
Any perks?• Full-time employment• Make lots of money!  – Starting salaries: $70,000 a year  – With on-the-job experience: ...
Opportunities for Advancement• Many use engineering degrees as  springboards into Med School• Work in scientific research ...
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  1. 1. Chemical Engineering Mohamed Traore
  2. 2. Qualities• These were the people in high school who… – were attentive and creative – spoke and wrote well – thought math and chemistry were easy
  3. 3. What do they even do…?• Create everyday items from raw materials – Paper – Plastics – Drugs – Fertilizers – Foods
  4. 4. How do I get a job?• Must have a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering – ABET accreditation• A masters degree qualifies you to teach in schools• University of Iowa: $93,502 for 4 years of schooling• Stanford University: $235,384 for 4 years of schooling
  5. 5. Other requirements• MUST be licensed – Fundamentals of Engineering Exam – Professional Engineering Exam
  6. 6. Typical Workday• Develop safety procedures for use of chemicals• Test products and troubleshoot problems• Conduct research• Make processes faster and more efficient
  7. 7. The Workplace• Team-oriented environment• Can work in… – Labs – Offices – Biotech labs – Industrial plants – Healthcare – Refineries – It is not uncommon to travel a lot
  8. 8. Any perks?• Full-time employment• Make lots of money! – Starting salaries: $70,000 a year – With on-the-job experience: over $100,000 a year
  9. 9. Opportunities for Advancement• Many use engineering degrees as springboards into Med School• Work in scientific research and development – Can make over $130,000 a year
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