The Chemist's Club has been a great training ground for me as a college student and continues to be a potential wealth of opportunities for me as a professional. I joined The Chemists' Club of New York in Fall of 2013. I was a student from the City College of New York. With my induction into the Chemists' Club, the professional members guided and encouraged me to put my foot forward and build my networking skills. Through the events such as Kavaler Award, Winthrop-Sears Awards and speed networking sessions on college campuses across the city, I became more comfortable conversing with decision makers of organizations. This in turn helped me build my confidence and interview skills that successfully helped me to be able to join the ranks of BASF. The leadership opportunities that the Chemists' Club provides are key skills that chemical industry is looking for.

Andre Smithson
BASF - Field Technical Service Rep.
Automotive Coatings Solutions
Chemists' Club YPN Member since 2013

The Chemists’ Club has been an amazing experience that has given me the confidence and the skills that are needed to succeed in the professional field. The club has taught me to take initiative and create long lasting connections through a simple conversation. I have met successful people that have given me an amazing support system and advice that has helped me in both my college career and the workspace. This wonderful club has shaped me into a great leader, and I hope to be able to foster development in other students wishing to progress professionally as well.

Muqsiteen Aleema
The Chemists' Club CCNY Students Chapter
Member since 2018

My involvement in the Chemists' Club began in the fall of 2018 when I was invited to the Kavaler Gala. That night I was able to network with fellow students, practice my public speaking skills, and hear from leaders in the industry. I spoke with many people who worked at Olin and asked for advice about my application to the summer internship program. After I was accepted to the program in Freeport, Texas I kept in contact with everyone from the Chemists' Club and I actively recruited fellow students from Manhattan College. Because I was invited into the Chemists' Club I've been able to learn so much valuable industry knowledge beyond the classroom.

After graduation I've accepted a position at Olin thanks to the mentorship that the Chemists' Club has provided me. I'm looking forward to a great career at Olin and a lifelong involvement in the Chemists' Club.
Emery Watson
The Chemists' Club Manhattan College Students Chapter
Member since 2018