Undergraduate Blog

To submit an item for the undergraduate blog, email Greg Coughlin.

May 25, 2018

Students who are passionate/enthusiastic about their study abroad experiences and are looking for student employment opportunities for the upcoming academic year, may be interested in becoming a Program Assistant at Illinois Abroad & Global Exchange (IAGE)!  They are currently hiring for four unique positions – job descriptions can be found at the links below. 


Advising and Resource Center Media Advertising Student Initiatives


Program Assistants at IAGE will have opportunities to advise students on the study abroad process, participate in outreach events (e.g. Quad Day, Illinois Abroad Day, class presentations, etc.), support media and advertising projects, provide administrative support to full-time staff, and work alongside a dedicated, inclusive, and friendly team.  To apply, direct students to the online application form.  The deadline to apply is June 1st.


If you have questions about these positions, you can email IAGE at iage@illinois.edu.

May 23, 2018

The Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute is seeking a University of Illinois undergraduate student to assist with geologic and hydrologic mapping of surficial deposits for Green Infrastructure applications in northeastern Illinois.

Attached is a position announcement, which includes instructions on how to apply (application materials should be forwarded to the hiring supervisor.


May 18, 2018

The USGS Central Midwest Water Science Center (serving Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri) is seeking associate, undergraduate, and graduate level students working towards a degree in engineering and other related majors for an internship opportunity to gain practical experience in hydrology.  Additional details, including application procedures, can be found in the attached announcement. 


May 14, 2018

This specialized Master’s degree is a unique opportunity for new graduates in Engineering to be part of a 1 year professional training course, offering the chance to gain a comprehensive education in international construction management and best practices. Lectures will be in English and conducted by Salini Impregilo professionals in collaboration with Politecnico di Milano university professors. Recent graduates who are interested can submit an application by June 1, 2018 according to the published instructions.


May 14, 2018

The IACRAO Scholarship application period is now open!  There are 2 scholarships: 1) Leadership and Service, 2) Leadership and Service for Underrepresented Students.

The applications and supplemental forms are updated and posted to the IACRAO website.  http://www.iacrao.org/scholarships/

The deadline for applications is August 31, 2018.

Applicants should mail or email their documents to Pam Walden: pmwalden@ilstu.edu

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