Graduate Blog

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February 9, 2017

For the ninth consecutive year, the Air & Waste Management Association Lake Michigan States Section (A&WMA-LMSS) will again be awarding a graduate student scholarship in memory of Mr. Stephen H. Rothblatt.  Mr. Rothblatt was a longtime supporter and contributor to the A&WMA-LMSS, including serving as Chairman of the Board from 1987-1988.  In his professional capacity, Mr. Rothblatt was the Director of the Air and Radiation Division at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 5, in Chicago, Illinois.

This year, A&WMA-LMSS will be awarding one scholarship for the 2017/2018 academic year to a graduate student studying in the field of environmental studies valued at up to $1,200.00.  This could include students studying in the department of environmental engineering, environmental science, meteorology, geology, etc.  The goal of the scholarship is to ensure adequate human resources and to improve knowledge and skills in the fields of air and waste management.  We are currently seeking applicants for this scholarship.

Please share this scholarship opportunity with your environmental graduate students.  Application information can be found on our website at www.LMAWMA.org  (Word document or PDF document)

If you have any questions about the program or the benefits and services of the Association, please contact me at djacobso@illinois.edu, or 630-472-5019.

February 9, 2017

The Chicago Committee on High Rise Buildings is proud to support higher education through this scholarship program.  This year, like in years past, the scholarship is for $5000.00 and is open to those students with a drive and passion for high-rise buildings and are pursuing a degree in architecture, engineering, or similar field. The attached document provides information on eligibility and application requirements. Further, the information may also be found on our website www.cchrb.org or by following the link below.

http://www.cchrb.org/scholarship.html.

Please note there are some subtle changes in the program, and we are following a tighter time table for application. Robert Grupe can be reached at rcgconsult@outlook.com should you have any questions.

February 8, 2017

PrimeStaff, a leader in the Twin Cities engineering staffing industry for over 19 years, is recruiting for a prestigious engineering firm in the suburbs of Minneapolis that is looking to add a Masters-level Structural Engineer to their team. Responsibilities will include structural analysis and design of commercial projects in a wide variety of markets including corporate, educational, hi-rise, warehouses and industrial buildings. These projects will include steel, timber design, reinforced concrete and masonry design.

Qualifications:

M.S. in Civil Engineering with Structural emphasis

0-3 years of experience as a structural engineer

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Team player, creative thinker, and proven positive attitude when working with both colleagues and clients.

Proficient on RISA

M.S. in Civil Engineering with Structural emphasis

0-3 years of experience as a structural engineer

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Team player, creative thinker, and proven positive attitude when working with both colleagues and clients.

Proficient on RISA

PrimeStaff will not sponsor applicants for this position for work visas

PrimeStaff is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other protected class status.

Troy Harper  |  CFO

PrimeStaff  |  3434 Lexington Avenue North, Suite 400, Shoreview, MN 55126

Office: 651-697-2130

Cell: 651-472-1806

 

February 8, 2017

CEE at Illinois Spring 2017 Job Fair is Thursday, February 23 in Newmark Crane Bay

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February 7, 2017

Illinois Water Day, an annual international event celebrating water resources, is encroaching upon us.

Date: Friday, April 7, 2017

Time: 12-3:30 pm

Location: University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign, IL 61820

Details: Join Illinois Water Day as we take part in an international celebration of our world's most precious resource, water!  We will screen a major film documentary, "Damnation," and you will have the opportunity to participate in meaningful discussion concerning water and infrastructure.  Plus, there will be a poster session featuring research from graduate and undergraduate students alike.  And finally, we will have lots of tasty food!  So come on out to learn more about this crucial resource.

Contact: Email us at waterdayillinois@gmail.com or visit our website http://waterday.illinois.edu/

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