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December 6, 2017

PhD Final Defense – Srinidhi Balasubramanian
Impact of Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Ammonia Emissions from Chemical Fertilizer Usage on Predictions of Air Quality in the Midwest United States
Advisors: Dr. Sotiria Koloutsou-Vakakis and Professor Mark J. Rood
Date: Wednesday December 20th, 9:00 am
Location: Yeh Center 2312

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December 6, 2017

Monday, December 11, 4-5pm, 1310 Yeh Center

Structural Engineering Seminar Series
CEE595S
Quantifying Seismic Risk to Transportation Networks: User Impacts and At-Risk Communities
Jack W. Baker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Stanford University

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December 5, 2017

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training

When: January 25, 2018-6pm-10pm

Where: University of Illinois-Engineering Hall-Room TBA

Registration: https://leadinggreen.com/Illinois

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December 4, 2017
Position: Student Trainee (Investigative Analyst), GS-1899-05/07

Promotion Potential: Full performance level: 13

Location:  Washington DC

Announcement number:  JI-1-2018-0001

Area of Consideration: This opportunity is open to U.S. Citizens who are Students enrolled or accepted for enrollment on at least a half-time basis, or accepted for enrollment, and seeking a degree (diploma, certificate, etc.) in a qualifying educational institution; have at least a cumulative (overall) 2.0 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale

Open Period: 12/04/2017- 12/22/2017

PLEASE NOTE THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 120 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AND WILL CLOSE  AT MIDNIGHT ON THE CLOSING DATE OR AT MIDNIGHT ON THE  DAY WE RECEIVE THE 120TH APPLICATION, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.

The announcement is available at the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485757000

Position: Student Trainee (Management and Program Analyst), GS-0399-07

Promotion Potential: Full performance level: 13

Location:  Washington DC

                 San Francisco, CA

                 Atlanta, GA

                 Fort Worth, TX

Announcement number JA-1-2018-0003

Area of Consideration: Current students enrolled or accepted for enrollment seeking a degree from a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis, pursuing a degree in a related field of study, such as public policy, law, political science, business administration, finance, or public administration. Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. 

Open Period: 12/04/2017- 12/22/2017

PLEASE NOTE THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 120 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AND WILL CLOSE  AT MIDNIGHT ON THE CLOSING DATE OR AT MIDNIGHT ON THE  DAY WE RECEIVE THE 120TH APPLICATION, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.

The announcement is available at the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485757300

Position: Student Trainee (IT Specialist), GS-2299-07

Promotion Potential: Full performance level: 13

Location:  Washington DC

Announcement number JA-1-2018-0005

Area of Consideration: Current students enrolled or accepted for enrollment seeking a degree from a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis pursuing IT-related education . Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. 

Open Period: 12/04/2017- 12/22/2017

PLEASE NOTE THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 120 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AND WILL CLOSE  AT MIDNIGHT ON THE CLOSING DATE OR AT MIDNIGHT ON THE  DAY WE RECEIVE THE 120TH APPLICATION, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.

The announcement is available at the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485757600

Position: Student Trainee (Auditor), GS-0599-07

Promotion Potential: Full performance level: 13

Location:  Washington DC

                 San Francisco, CA

                 Atlanta, GA

                Fort Worth, TX

Announcement number JA-1-2018-0004

Area of Consideration: Current students enrolled or accepted for enrollment seeking a degree from a qualifying educational institution on a full or half-time basis, pursuing a degree in an audit-related field of study, such as Business Administration, finance, accounting, or public administration.  Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. 

Open Period: 12/04/2017- 12/22/2017

PLEASE NOTE THIS VACANCY IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 120 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AND WILL CLOSE  AT MIDNIGHT ON THE CLOSING DATE OR AT MIDNIGHT ON THE  DAY WE RECEIVE THE 120TH APPLICATION, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.

The announcement is available at the following link: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485758800

 

December 4, 2017

Students planning to deposit theses or dissertations for December 2017 graduation are reminded of the following deadlines:

December 8: Last day to complete a doctoral dissertation deposit
December 15: Last day to complete a master’s thesis deposit

Because all corrections and all required deposit materials must be received by the Graduate College no later than 5 p.m. on the day of the deposit deadline, the Thesis Office strongly encourages students to submit the thesis for review several days before the deadline. For further information about the deposit process and links to downloadable deposit checklists, visit the Thesis Office website

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