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April 11, 2017

Please see the attached flyers for information on FGI Summer Internship opportunities.

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April 11, 2017

Each year, A&WMA awards a student with the Andy Polcyn Memorial Environmental Scholarship Award in remembrance of a long-time local chapter member.  The award is awarded to a college student in the St. Louis area to encourage careers related to environmental science or engineering, air or water pollution prevention, and waste management.

More details about this award and the applicant criteria are provided in the attached description.  I’ve also attached the scholarship application.  Applications are due by June 1, 2017. 

Please reach out to Bryan Higgins with any questions: bhiggins@trinityconsultants.com

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April 10, 2017

Join ECS for a week-long workshop series designed to prepare you for your upcoming internship, graduate program or full-time job!

Monday, April 10th 
Managing Your New Budget
Learn about handling your finances.  
12:00pm-12:50pm
3300 DCL
Presented by: Turn 
Register on I-Link

Tuesday, April 11th
Succeeding in Graduate School: Getting Started Panel
In this panel discussion and presentation, you’ll learn tips and tricks to succeeding in graduate school!
12:00-12:50pm
3300 DCL
Presented by: Rhonda McElroy and a panel of graduate students  
Register on I-Link

Tuesday, April 11th
Backpack to Briefcase: Employer Panel
This employer panel will share some great insight of how you can make an impact your first year on the job.
5:00-6:30pm
3300 DCL
Register on I-Link

Wednesday, April 12th
Communication in the Workplace
Learn best practices on how to communicate with your fellow workmates as well as supervisors.
12:00-12:50pm
3300 DCL
Presented by: W.W. Grainger  
Register on I-Link

Thursday, April 13th
Intern Mix
Student to student internship advice in a fun, casual environment. Get tips from current students who have interned with top engineering companies!
5:00-6:30pm
2240 DCL
Register on I-Link

April 7, 2017

Are you interested in learning about other cultures? Interested in sharing about your own? Enjoy delicious food?

Come and celebrate CEE’s vibrant international cultures and the diversity of our student body... Join CEE International Programs, GSAC, and Civil China for:

CEE International Lunch 2017!

Bring a potluck dish from your culture/country of origin to share with CEE friends, and enjoy food and company from around the world.  Team up with friends or on your own.  CEE International Programs will provide a few main dishes from local restaurants with international flavors.

Go green and bring your own reusable plate, fork, and cup.  Some disposable plates, forks, and cups will be provided.

When? Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 11:30am-1:30pm

Where? Crane Bay

Please RSVP at the following link so that we can get an idea of how many folks to expect. We look forward to seeing you there!

http://go.illinois.edu/CEElunch

Other events happening around campus as part of International Week 2017:

International Week 2017 will take place from April 9-15, 2017. Join the campus community as we celebrate 150 global years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign!

From long-standing traditions like the "Travel Around the World" Fair to cultural demonstrations, there are a number of events for the campus and local community to enjoy. View the full International Week calendar. go.illinois.edu/IWevents

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April 7, 2017

Sheridan Plumbing & Sewer, Inc. is searching for a civil engineer who seeks construction management and estimating experience with a sewer, water, utilities and environmental contractor. This person shall have course work preferably in construction management, soils, and hydraulics. He or she will communicate directly with contractors/engineers/owners and prepare estimates, project status reports, schedules, change orders, submittals, safety plans, and work to ensure the company adheres to contract specifications.

See the attached flyer for full details.

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