Undergraduate Blog

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February 12, 2020

Consider presenting at the 2020 Undergraduate Research Symposium, set for Thursday, April 30. Over the course of the day, undergraduate students present their work in concurrent oral and poster presentations (including creative performances). More info at: http://undergradresearch.illinois.edu/symposium.html - deadline to apply is March 1, 2020.

February 12, 2020

Stop by the Chi Epsilon coffee and hot chocolate booth on your way to the CEE career fair this Thursday 2/13 from 9:30-11 am. The table will be on the first floor of the Yeh Center. Hope to see you all there and good luck at the career fair! 


February 7, 2020

GLBL 298-Globalization and Urban Inequality: South Africa (May 18-31, 2020—3 credit hours): DURP in conjuncture with LAS offers this study abroad course. In this course students will map memories and contemporary struggles against urban inequalities in post-apartheid Cape Town. The course consists of six 3 hour pre-departure lectures on global and local forces producing uneven spatial and social inequalities in South Africa and a two-week field trip to Cape Town. The field trip will include walking tours with local residents of varied urban neighborhoods from townships to affluent and waterfront tourism oriented areas. The course is directed by Professor Ken Salo kensalo@illinois.edu contact him for further information and possible scholarship resources available on campus. Application deadline is Feb 15th. See course website at https://app.studyabroad.illinois.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewP...

February 7, 2020

Grainger Engineering Undergraduate Programs Office is accepting applications for available scholarships for the academic year Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. 


Deadline is 5:00 PM on March 9, 2020.


Eligibility - Engineering undergraduates with at least one semester of grades received in engineering at the University of Illinois.  Students should not be graduating in May or summer. Scholarships are for the next academic year (Fall 20-Spring 21).


Qualifications - Scholarships for engineering undergraduate students are merit-based but looking for well-rounded students, both academically and professionally.


Application Process  - Engineering undergraduates will fill out one application to be considered for all qualifying scholarships available.  Engineering undergraduates will also have to provide a resume and two references - at least one from a University of Illinois faculty member or advisor.


See the Scholarships for Continuing Students website for more information and the link to the application. 



Please contact engr-scholarship@illinois.edu for more information.



Shortcuts ~

The application website is https://go.illinois.edu/APPLY2020

The reference website is https://go.illinois.edu/Ref

February 7, 2020

Cumming Corporation is an international project management and cost consulting firm. Cumming’s portfolio includes a vast variety of projects across multiple sectors in the construction industry, such as the Commercial, Hospitality, Retail, Entertainment, Education, Healthcare and High-End Residential sectors. Our clients include high profile clients, such as Sterling Bay (Lincoln Yards), Google, Facebook and Disney. The firm has more than 400 assignments underway at any given time and has worked on projects worldwide with a collective value in excess of $150 billion. We will be accepting resumes for an available Cost Management internship position for Summer 2020. Interested candidates can apply here: https://careers-cummingcorporation.icims.com/jobs/3732/intern/job.