Undergraduate Blog

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February 22, 2017

Please note the attached flyer regarding the Wilfred F. and Ruth Davison Langelier Scholarship for 2017-18 awards. The flyer lists the details of the award and the eligibility requirements. They have extended the application deadline for the Langelier Scholarship due to the low number of applicants. To date, they have received only a few applications for this scholarship.

The deadline has been extended to Monday, March 6, 2017. Apply at: www.uaps.uillinois.edu/langelier


February 21, 2017

Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has entry level civil engineering positions (Civil Engineer Trainee) and summer internship positions (Seasonal Engineering Technician Intern) open throughout the state.  Positions include transportation design and construction management.  Application descriptions and forms can be found at http://www.idot.illinois.gov/about-idot/employment-opportunities/employm... and applications, including official transcripts, must be received by Monday, March 13 at 4:30pm. If there are any questions, please contact Clare Curtin at Clare.Curtin@illinois.gov

For further information, please see the attached files!


February 20, 2017

The Technical Institutes of the American Society of Civil Engineers Illinois Section (ISASCE) have established scholarships for students pursuing a course of graduate/undergraduate study in the various fields within civil engineering. A description of each ISASCE Technical Institute scholarship is outlined in the attached pdf. The scholarships willl be awarded at the ISASCE President-elect and Student Scholarship Dinner on April 13, 2017 at Maggiano's Little Italy, Chicago, IL.

All application information must me emailed by Friday, March 10, 2017. Completed applications should be sent to the Illinois Section office listed in the attached pdf.


February 17, 2017

If you are considering enrolling in the recently developed CEE course (CEE 398 PBL - Project Based Learning in Civil and Environmental Engineering), you may be interested in what sort of projects you might be working on and meet some of our industry partners who will be suggesting projects to tackle. You are welcome to attend our lunch and presentation on February 22nd from 12-1:30pm. The presentations will take place in room 240 of the National Soybean Research Center. Lunch will be provided! Please RSVP using this form: https://goo.gl/forms/CjLFw7NlmE5a8hnH2

We hope to see interested students there.

February 17, 2017

Arc Design Resources, Inc. in Loves Park/Rockford, IL has an opening for a graduate Civil Engineer with interest in the fields of site design, local transportation design, and hydraulics/hydrology to join our growing team of skilled designers.

Description: The ideal candidate would be knowledgeable and passionate for the design of transportation, and developemtn, and hydraulic systems to comply with applicable state and local code requirements as well as client project goals. Successful candidate will be expected to work directly on design/drafting projects in a team environment under supervision of the project manager or senior engineer. Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D highly desirable, and working knowledge of other transportation and hydraulics/hydrology engineering software programs is preferred.

Arc Design Resources offers a full benefit package to their employees. For more information, please check their website at www.arcdesign.com or send an inquiry to sscharfenberg@arcdesign.com.

Preference will be given to persons from the northern Illinois Region.