Student + Early Career Professionals

Planning is underway to design sessions and activities designed especially for the young professional at AIHce. Students and IHs in the early stages of their careers are encouraged to participate in as many events as possible.

Students and Early Career Professionals Track

The following technical sessions were assembled for students and those new to the profession

  • RT 203: Lessons Learned from Common IH Errors in Judgment and Ethical Dilemmas
                    Monday, May 20, 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Palais 519
  • RT 212: Surviving and Thriving Abroad: Experiences and Lessons Learned from Working Overseas
                    Monday, May 20, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Palais 519
  • RT 219: IT for the IH
                    Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Palais 511a
  • RT 236: Perspectives on Preparing for the CIH Exam v.7.0
                    Wednesday, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Palais 511c

Future Leaders and Young Member Reception (Sponsored by 3M)

Sunday, May 19, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Newtown, 1476 rue Crescent, Montreal, Quebec

Mingle with members of the Future Leaders Institute and meet other young professionals. 

Table Topics

Join us Monday at the Expo. Topics address issues of specific interest to young industrial hygienists or those new to the profession. Purchase lunch and select a discussion – seating is first-come, first served. 

  • CIH Exam 101
  • Field Work and Travel for the IH
  • Networking for the IH
  • Breaking Down Barriers

CareerAdvantage Development Fair 2013

Monday, May 20 – Wednesday, May 22, Palais 517d

Looking to score your dream job in OEHS? The Development Fair will equip you with the tools you’ll need to navigate your career path.

Mentoring Program Networking Event

Monday, May 20, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Les 3 Brasseurs St-Paul, 105 rue St. Paul est

Join us at the Mentoring Program’s 3rd Annual Networking Event!!! This event is open to all participating members of AIHA’s Mentoring Program, as well as to students and professionals interested in being a mentor or having a mentor! The AIHA Mentoring Program is an excellent way to get involved in the community, to build your network, and to support the development of another professional!  Join us for food and fun at AIHce as we celebrate the success of this program.

Student Local Sections Council Business Meeting

Tuesday, May 21 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Palais 524b

Meet other student local section officers and share best practices. Anyone interested in creating a student local section is invited to attend.

Students and Early Career Professionals Committee (SECP) Meeting

Tuesday, May 21, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Palais 524b

Interact with members of the SECP Committee. Discuss current and new projects focused on developing outreach materials and mentoring students and early career industrial hygienists. Students are encouraged to attend.

Volunteer Group Meetings

Monday, May 20 – Thursday, May 23

These are not closed door meetings! Unless otherwise noted, volunteer group meetings are open to everyone. More than 40 groups meet to discuss a variety of technical and non-technical topics including many that address student needs.

Student Poster Session

Wednesday, May 22, 10:00 a.m. – Noon, Palais Expo

Check out the scientific findings of your peers by attending the 23rd Annual Student Poster Session.  Students discuss their research and two posters will be selected “Best of Session.”

Awards given by AIHA Volunteer Groups will be presented at 12:30 p.m.

The UnSession

Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. – Noon, Palais 520c

Issues and concerns of importance to early career professionals will be addressed including selling your ideas / yourself at work to various audiences dealing with difficult ethical challenges and situations confronting you in your first few years as an IH professional. Sponsored by the Students and Early Career Professionals and Career & Employment Services Committee.