The Activator, Volume 1, Number 8, May 1945 Page: 188
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188 THE ACTI~r1;VA OMa
THE MAIL BAG
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Society. This is called "The
i pet" and the cover shows an old-
timer drinking distillate through
a pipet. A very interesting article
is included on the Austrian legisla-
Minimum Professional Qualifications
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lent. The acceptance of evidence
that one has met the educational
requirements for the profession
admits him to the rank of junior
(2) Experience: A minimum
of two years of continued experi-
ence in chemistry or chemical en-
gineering may qualify a junior
chemist for consideration of his
acceptance as a chemist. This re-
quest may also by met by two
years of graduate study in chem-
istry or chemical engineering. The
experience must inoculate the
young chemist with the virus of
practicability without immuniz-
ing him against original thinking.
[A minimum of three years' ex-
perience, at least two years of
which is spent with usefulness and
distinction on work for which the
junior chemist (or interne) was
directly responsible, should be the
requirement leading to a State Li-
cense as Professional Chemist. In-
tention to apply for such a License
may be registered at time person
receives his bachelor's degree.-
(3) Affidavits: Having met
the minimum education and ex-
perience requirements, the junior
tion on professional and economic
The editorial board of "The Ac-
tivator" takes this opportunity to
officially welcome these newcom-
ers to the field and to wish them
continued success in their publi-
chemist (or interne) must pro-
vide affidavits from five respon-
sible chemists, in position to know
his work, that in their judgment
he qualifies for the profession.
[We would recommend affida-
vits from five Licensed Profes-
(4) Certification: Having
demonstrated that he has met the
above requirements, the applicant
shall receive a certificate of his ad-
mission to the profession as a
chemist. [We prefer, a State
Board of Registration shall then
grant him a License to practice his
We agree with Dr. Crossley,
that, "Professional solidarity can
be achieved only by a definite con-
cept of the obligations the profes-
sion imposes on its members."
For complete information, write
COLEMAN ELECTRIC CO.
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