Undergraduate Blog

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

July 31, 2017

A Fortune 500 technology company based in Raleigh-Durham is currently recruiting a Structural Engineer. They are seeking a recent graduate or someone with 1-3 years of structural engineering experience. Relocation assistance would be provided as well as strong compensation and full benefits. I've attached a job description that includes a link to the job posting.

Anyone interested may contact Nick Shea of Avery Duke (nick@averyduke.com) and apply through the link in the job description.


July 18, 2017

The College of Engineering is currently hiring new ESTARS (Engineering Tour Guides) for the fall semester. They are looking for enthusiastic, welcoming students to give tours to perspective/admitted students. Interested candidates should follow the application instructions here: http://engineering.illinois.edu/student-life/student-employment.html

July 17, 2017

Concentric Marketing and Search Associates is searching for a recent graduate to fill a position in Schaumburg, IL as a Catastrophe Modeling Analyst. This person will be responsible for assisting the modeling supervisor in catastrophe risk management activities by preparing and maintaining data for natural catastrophe modeling, importing and analyzing data with modeling software, maintaining a knowledge base of model differences, and other duties. The job description is attached to this post.

Anyone interested in the position can contact Phil Palmer (concentricrecruiter@gmail.com) with your contact information and/or CV.


July 17, 2017

Grand Challenge Learning 210 is a campus wide course aimed at students of all years and involves team teaching. Students from differet disciplines will approach issues of sustainability in different ways. The course presents an interdisciplinary introduction to the study of sustainability, energy and the environment.

There is still space available for students to register for Fall 2017. Anyone who is interested may email Professor Sivapalan (sivapala@illinois.edu) for more information.

June 28, 2017

Volunteers are needed for ConvoPartners, to meet with international students in CEE for conversation and cultural exchange.  Students and staff are encouraged to participate. Apply now! https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/3869856

English Conversation Partners- CEE Program

Who can apply?

Both Illinois students and non-students are welcome to participate. We especially encourage engineering students. 

Do volunteers need to be native speakers of English?

Not necessarily, but volunteers must 1) sound like native speakers and 2) have a strong knowledge of American culture.

What is the time commitment?

Convopartners must meet for 1 hour each week. You and your partner(s) will choose a day/time that is convenient for each of you. If you can dedicate just one hour a week to helping an international student on campus, please apply!

Dates of the program

This ConvoPartner opportunity begins in the first week of August and continues until the beginning of September. If you are available during this time period, please apply! https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/3869856