Undergraduate Blog

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January 25, 2018

Text: The City of Des Peres is accepting applications for the position of Engineering Intern in the Public Works Department. The City intends to hire one engineering intern for the summer, who will gain real-world experience. Duties may include construction and permit inspections for bridge, roadway, and sidewalk projects; field surveys of City sidewalks and other infrastructure to determine necessary repairs; tracking and documentation of construction project quantities; and other duties as assigned. Information on the planned projects can be found at www.despresmo.org/projects


January 24, 2018

CEE Networking Night - Registration is now open, limited to 175 students (with standing room) as the Auditorium has approximately 200 seats. 50 seats will be filled by Company Reps and Student Liaisons. The format for this event changed in Fall 2017 please read the website for more information before registration.  Companies attending are listed below.  For questions please email: Becky Stillwell, rborden@illinois.edu .  


Student Registration CEE Networking Night


Company Listing


Alfred Benesch & Company


Broeren-Russo Builders, Inc

Carollo Engineers

Clark Dietz


Engineering Consulting Services (ECS)

Greeley and Hansen


Kimley-Horn & Associates

Langan Engineering and Environmental Services

Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc.

Roux Associates

Schnabel Foundation Company

Stanley Consultants, Inc.

Wiss Janney Elstner Associates, Inc.



January 24, 2018

“The Student Alumni Ambassadors is a premier Registered Student Organization on campus which focuses on developing our members professionally and creatively while planning and executing large scale events to engage the campus-community in what it truly means to be an Illini.  Some of our feature events include Illinois Sights and Sounds, iHelp, Homecoming programming, Senior 100 Honorary, and GradFest.  Additionally, SAA provides its members with countless opportunities to engage with campus and grow professionally through Service Requests across many campus units.  While giving students an opportunity to engage with campus through our programming, providing countless leadership opportunities, and molding students to be active on this campus in order to become engaged alumni, the Student Alumni Ambassadors is a family that takes great pride in our work and our membership.  Please join us for our Information Sessions on January 29th and 30th at 7PM in Main Library Room 66 to meet our members and learn more about our organization. Please visit illinisaa.com or email illinisaa@gmail.com with any questions.”

January 23, 2018

The FRED S. BAILEY INTERNATIONAL SERVICE TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP FOR CAUSE-DRIVEN LEADERS offers scholarships of $600-1800 dollars to University of Illinois undergraduate and Master's level graduate students leading international service projects who plan to travel within the specified period.  Recipients will be selected on the basis of their demonstrated commitment to the project/program, long-term career goals in international development or related fields, the trip’s potential impact on the student’s learning and professional development, potential for positive impact on the host community and financial need. If selected, all recipients must participate in a 6-week online pre-departure course.  

Application Period 2
(For trips that occur between May 1, 2018 - January 17, 2019)
Applications Open: January 16, 2018
Application Deadline: February 22, 2018

To learn more and apply, visit:


Online Info Session: Finding Opportunities to Volunteer Abroad | January 24 @ 5 PM 

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