Students + Young 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. 

PAL Program

New this year! Students or first-time AIHce attendees can be paired with a PAL (Personal AIHce Liaison), a seasoned conference-goer who will help you get the most out of AIHce. Sign up for the program when you complete your conference registration. Click here to learn more.

First Timers Orientation Session (Sponsored by DuPont)

Dupont AIHce 2014Is this your first time attending AIHce? If so, join us at the AIHce First Timers Orientation Session on Monday, June 2 at 6:45 a.m. Find out how to make your first AIHce your best experience of the year. Click here to learn more.

Students and Early Career Professionals Track

The following Technical Sessions are currently being assembled for students and those new to the profession:

  • RT 205: The IH Challenge: Do Academic, Business, Political and Professional Needs Align?
    • Monday, June 2nd @ 10:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
  • RT 225: The Real World: Industrial Hygiene
    • Tuesday, June 3rd @ 2:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
  • RT 208: Perspectives on Preparation for the CIH Exam v9.0
    • Monday, June 2nd @ 1:30 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Information about these sessions will be available soon.

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

Sunday, June 1, 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m., location TBD

3M AIHce 2014

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

Monday, June 2 -Wednesday, June 4

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

Mentoring Program Networking Event (Sponsored by ABIH)

Monday, June 2, 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m., location TBD

ABIH AIHce 2014

Join us at the Mentoring Program’s fourth annual networking event. 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 Mentoring Program is an excellent way to get involved in the community, to build your network, and to support the development of a fellow professional. Join us for food and fun at AIHce as we celebrate the success of this program.

To learn more about the AIHA Mentoring Program or the networking event, stop by the AIHA Mentoring Booth along University Row.

Student Local Sections Council Business Meeting

Tuesday, June 2, 11:00 am-12:30 pm, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Senguin A

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

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. Official meeting date, time, and location is not yet available.

Volunteer Group Meetings

Monday, June 1-Thursday, June 5

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.  The list of Volunteer Group meetings will be posted in early spring.

Student Poster Session

Wednesday, June 4, 10:00 a.m.-noon, Expo

Check out the scientific findings of your peers at the 24th Annual Student Poster Session. Students will 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.

New Volunteer Orientation

Monday, June 2, 2:00-3:00 pm, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Bonham C

Volunteers are at the heart of AIHA’s mission. AIHA volunteers serve on technical committees, publish articles and papers, comment on legislation and regulations, teach professional development courses, and so much more. This one-hour session will give you an overview of volunteering at AIHA, show you where you can contribute your skills and abilities, and help you see how volunteering can help you in your IH career.