Undergraduate Blog

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May 17, 2019

Attached please find the Summer 2019 CEE REU Program Call for Proposals.

In summary (for 2019):

Up to 2 REU student-semesters of support per faculty member in a calendar year 20 hrs/week for 6 weeks in Summer 2019 (6/16/19 – 7/27/19) $1,500 per semester paid to an REU student;  $500/student of discretionary funds to the faculty advisor Application deadline (the form & student’s CV must be submitted by a faculty advisor):  6/11/19 (by 5p), via e-mail to jlafave@illinois.edu


May 14, 2019

Summer Career & Professional Development Workshop Series

Mark your calendars! This summer, the Graduate College will offer a series of career and professional development workshops on a variety of topics. Every Tuesday, you’ll learn skills and strategies to help you succeed in graduate school and beyond:

May 21: Making the Most of Summer May 28: Talking About Your Research June 4: Thesis Review & Deposit June 11: Resumes & Cover Letters June 18: Interview Strategies June 25: GradMAP – Planning for Success July 2: Expanding & Maintaining Your Network July 9: Getting the Mentoring You Need July 16: Managing Large Projects July 23: Staying Organized During a Job Search August 6: Getting Ready for an Industry Job Search This Fall August 13: Getting Ready for a Faculty Job Search This Fall

All workshops will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Gregory Hall, room 319. See the full schedule and other Graduate College events at http://go.grad.illinois.edu/workshops.


May 8, 2019

Please see the attached flyers for information on WindAid's 2019 Volunteer Program.


May 7, 2019

Burling Builders, Inc. is seeking to fill a Project Intern opening in the Champaign, IL area. Those interested should see the attached flyer.


April 22, 2019

The 4-H state office is working on a new event called TechQuest and is looking to build a team. They have a position for an Engineering student who is knowledgeable in a couple STEM related topics. This would be a summer internship that could go into the school year. Interested students should see the attached pdf with contacts and information about the internship.