CHEM 300

CHEM 300: Introduction to Industrial Chemistry is a credit/no-credit course that introduces students to the practices, environment, concepts, and other issues associated with the industrial workplace. The course includes lectures by professionals from the local chemical industry, industrial tours, and professional skills development such as resume writing and interviewing. It is normally taken after completion of a minimum of 60 but not more than 90 units of course weight in a program in the Department of Chemistry. The course is offered for Chemistry Honors and Specialization students, and for General Science students with consent of the department.

Course coordinator: Professor Michael Serpe

News and Updates

Fall 2016 (current year)

  • Dec. 5: Mock interviews with representatives from Gilead Pharmaceuticals, Paracel Laboratories, Wilson Analytical, HJC Consulting, and Stream Technologies.
  • Nov. 28: Professional development seminar: Kim Kenny (Forensic Specialist, Trace Evidence Services, National Forensic Laboratory - Edmonton).
  • Nov. 21: Professional development seminar: Deepika Parasuraman and Devin Sears (Gilead Alberta).
  • Nov. 14: Gilead Pharmaceuticals tour, 2-6 p.m.
  • Nov 7-11: Fall Reading Week (no classes).
  • Oct 31: Professional development seminar: Conrad Siegers (Technology Management Officer - Health Sciences TEC Edmonton) and Lauren Mercier (Business Development Specialist - Mitacs and TEC Edmonton).
  • Oct. 24: Tentative interview workshop.
  • Oct. 17: Syncrude tour and pizza discussion, 2-6 p.m.
  • Oct. 10: Thanksgiving (no classes).
  • Oct 3: Professional development seminar: Jerry Hanna (Clearflow Group).
  • Sept. 28: Science Internship Program information session. CCIS 1-430, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 28: Careers Day. Butterdomw, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Sept. 26: No class (attend events on Sept. 28).
  • Sept. 19: CaPS resume workshop. CCIS Career Centre (CCIS 1-031), 4-5 p.m.
  • Sept. 12: First class, Chemistry W4-44.


Previous years

Fall 2015

Fall 2014

Fall 2013