Undergraduate Blog

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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.

February 16, 2017

The CEE Spring 2017 Job Fair is approaching on Thursday, February 23rd.

Please remember:

Stop by Newmark Lab Rm. 1117 prior to the fair and have a free name badge made. A pprofessional looking, easy to read nametag is one of the simplest ways to impress recruiters. Name Badge Headquarters - Quade Lounge Rm. 1220h on the day of the fair to have your free nametag printed before swiping into the fair. List of companies attending is located on the CEE Website: https://cee.illinois.edu/sites/default/files/JobFair_Spring2017CompanyLi...
February 15, 2017

ZPower, based in Camarillo, CA is the world’s only developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc, miniature batteries. They are sponsoring an engineering student competition. Please see the attached flyer for full details.


February 15, 2017

The Sustainability LLC at LAR is gearing up for their annual Sustainability Shorts Film Festival on February 25th at 7pm in the LAR Ballroom. They have a really great line-up of short films from all over the globe exploring topics related to sustainability. More information is available at http://go.illinois.edu/SustainabilityShorts17.

They also have a Facebook event and have been posting information on the featured films on their Facebook Page.

Please see the attached poster for more details.

Reserved seating for groups of 10+ is also available.


February 15, 2017

Engineering Ambassadors need your help in advertising our Speaking Competition (April 1st 3-6pm).

A great opportunity for engineering students to shine and improve their communication skills. This year’s theme will be on Sustainability. The deadline to apply is Sunday 2/19@11:59PM.

There will also be a training workshop in communication:

Will be highly interactive. Open to all engineering/STEM majors! Space limited. Engineering Ambassadors will be mentoring participants (lots of worktime during the workshop) Day/Time: Sunday March 5th 9am-5pm (deadline to signup March 2nd) Workshop flier/information coming up (keep an eye on it).

Students who have questions may simply email ambassadors@engr.illinois.edu