The student room
Welcome to the students' area of The Chemical Engineer. Here you’ll find a list of top employers, along with features on careers advice and work experience.
We asked 150 student engineers a series of questions about why they chose their degree and where they want to go next.
Shell's HR professionals share their views on the common mistakes to avoid when applying for a job, and by extension how you can stand out in the process.
Your chemical engineering degree opens the door for you to work in a vast array of sectors. We asked recent graduates now working in industry to sell you their sectors.
Jarka Glassey, chair of IChemE's Education Special Interest Group, explains the differences between and MSc, an MEng, a PhD and an EngD.
Ruqaiyah Patel and Alex Broomsgrove - portfolio managers for engineering at the EPSRC - review the funding body's aims and the wealth of support it offers chemical engineers.
Studying abroad on an Erasmus exchange can bring many benefits, explains Lynsey Steel.
Looking for a career in industry?
Flick through our company directory for invaluable information on your potential future employers
Mark Ballard offers a recruiter’s insight on securing a job interview and then making the most of it
Peter Harding shares his top tips on making your mark at a new employer
Andy Furlong helps you get ahead with his guide to networking
Our Secret Graduate talks candidly about how to get the best out of the all-important work placement
Engineer Stijn Moens explains the benefits to be had from learning about the business end of your vocation before entering the world of work
A well-travelled engineer is a more employable one, argues Jarka Glassey
Ken Severs looks at transferring your skills to a booming sector
Gabriella Thomas urges you to seize industrial experience with both hands
If you want to play a big part early on in your career, consider work at a smaller company says Will Johnson