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Emerging Models of Innovation for Drug Discovery: Opportunities and Perspectives
Career Development Day
This session discusses opportunities in the area of drug discovery research in Canada and informs participants (students, professors, industry) of the opportunities in terms of value creation and academia-industry collaborations.
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Career Development Day: Keynote Speaker
Patrick Doyle
This presentation provides valuable career development information and industrial career development insight.  Dr. Doyle has moved through research, regulatory, product management, business development and global quality management and shares his story of career evolution at Syngenta, a global agribusiness and the associated learning and development he underwent in the process.
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Advances in rubber
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Members of the CIC Rubber Division pose in front of a giant tire at the organization's 62nd technical program held June 18-19 in Leduc, AB. The theme for the biannual event was "Rubber Technology Advances in the Oil Field Industry."




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Register now for EnviroAnalysis 2013
CIC
There is still time to register for EnviroAnalysis 2013, Canada's premiere conference for environmental and analytical chemists. Join us in Toronto Sept. 15-18, 2013. To find out more, visit http://www.enviroanalysis2013.ca/.
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Good career paths for recent grads
Northern Pen
Graduates who majored in fields of study that are more recession-proof than others could have decided advantages over students who went with other majors. Knowing which careers are still going strong and which have stalled can help college students with goals of finding a career with growth potential. Many different fields require engineers, from mechanical and civil industries to electrical and chemical industries. Engineering remains a strong course of study with many different subsets for specialization.
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Youth jobs on the horizon in the fall
The Vancouver Sun
When the fall hiring season picks up, some recruitment experts predict workers in the recently beleaguered 15-24 age bracket could see a boost in employment prospects and they advise would-be job hunters to get a jump on the market. "Hiring definitely increases in the fall," says Laura Hambley, founder of Calgary Career Counselling. "We see a lot more activity in hiring and recruitment."
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Harper announces centre to train northern Canadians to work in Yukon mines
The Globe and Mail
Stephen Harper unveiled a $5.6 million federal grant to build a mining innovation centre in Yukon that will teach northern Canadians the skills needed to fill jobs in the territory's resource industry. ‎‎The prime minister announced the funds during a stop in Whitehorse on the second day of his 2013 summer tour of northern Canada.
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Engineering salaries set to soar as need for talent grows
Knovel
The economic recovery in the United States may be inching forward at what appears to be a glacial pace to the casual observer, but the jobs market has shown that it is willing and able to move slightly faster. A number of business sectors have been reporting that the problems are no longer in the amount of positions available, but more in the lack of qualified people to fill them, with engineering known to be one of the tech-related industries where talent is apparently scarce.
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Career Development Day: Keynote Speaker
Patrick Doyle
This presentation provides valuable career development information and industrial career development insight.  Dr. Doyle has moved through research, regulatory, product management, business development and global quality management and shares his story of career evolution at Syngenta, a global agribusiness and the associated learning and development he underwent in the process.

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Even fewer women in engineering predicted
The HR Director
The loss of skilled women from engineering remains a concern as the profession continues to be male dominated. However, new and developing research has identified some of the key factors and indicators that could help predict and prevent those women most at risk of leaving the engineering profession.

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University launches new petroleum engineering graduate program
Deseret News
The University of Utah is launching a new graduate program this fall in petroleum engineering. The program is designed to produce petroleum engineers with knowledge about responsible development of oil and gas resources.

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A joint venture with CAPP: Career possibilities lure new talent
Financial Post
Job opportunities in Canada's oil and natural gas sector are attracting university students and people from abroad. Darren Smylie is a third-year geography and environment student at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. He doesn't yet know which career to choose, but he knows he wants to make a difference.
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ACC commends Senator Coons for supporting economic growth and job creation
PR Newswire
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) launched advertisements commending Senator Chris Coons for his support of policies that will grow the economy and create jobs in The First State. "As representatives of one of America's largest manufacturing industries, ACC and its members want to acknowledge Senator Coons' leadership on issues that encourage strong domestic energy policy, support small businesses and promote rational, science-based chemical regulation," explained Cal Dooley, President and CEO of ACC.
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