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August 29, 2016

Here are the Grad College professional development workshop series for Fall.  From September through November, we will offer 20 workshops to help graduate students succeed in graduate school, explore broad career options, conduct effective job searches, and make connections in their chosen fields. Our Fall 2016 programs include:

GradMAP: What Do You Want to Achieve in Grad School? Preparing for Faculty Interviews Translating Your Skills Career Exploration Group (registration) What Can I Do with a PhD in the Humanities? (registration) Resumes for Grad Students and Postdocs Acting for Academics And many more

In addition to workshop programming, our office also offers individual advising for students who are exploring careers or preparing for academic or non-academic job searches.

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August 29, 2016

The Graduate College is pleased to be able to provide Fall 2016 Conference Travel Funds, not to exceed $350, for eligible graduate students.All submissions should be given to Joan Christian in 1108 Newmark by the Sept 19. Eligibility info is here http://www.grad.illinois.edu/general/travelaward Here is the application form http://www.grad.illinois.edu/sites/default/files/PDFs/Conf-travel-dept-s...

August 29, 2016

Registration is now open for the upcoming session:

Putting together a knockout résumé

Date: Tuesday, August 30, 5:30-6:30pm

Location: 1310 Newmark

Leading questions:

How do I fit my life onto one piece of paper? How can I find enjoyable and interesting activities that will also look great on a résumé?

Session description: Come meet CEE students with experiences both on and off campus that they have been able to use to their advantage on a résumé. In this panel discussion, students will answer questions about how to fill résumés with skills and activities that stand out. Be sure to come with questions of your own or submit questions when you register, and stay for free pizza after the event concludes!

CLICK HERE FOR SESSION INFO AND REGISTRATION LINKS

More info? Contact Keely Ashman kashman@illinois.edu

August 23, 2016

Angelo State University is hiring 3 additional CE faculty this year including those who are in the transportation specialty. Any transportation, environmental, or water resources PhD students and/or post-docs who are interested to apply at a regional teaching school.

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August 23, 2016

Below is a requisition list with links to open jobs that we will be interviewing for at our Fantastic Friday hiring event in Chicago September 15th and 16th.

Fantastic Friday is basically an invitation-only recruiting event where we plan to make numerous hires across our several disciplines, including: Environment, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Construction Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Water, etc!  It’s super fun and well received by students.  It begins with a mixer on Thursday evening and interviews on Friday. 

Recent graduates, and even those looking for internships, are welcome to apply. We have several internship opportunities on this list and many of these entry-level positions have flexible start dates (ie, dates that can occur after graduation).

Please have your students apply into these links by September 2nd to be considered. They can search requisitions and apply here: Current Opportunities with AECOM, OR they can feel free to email me their resume directly at: kurt.wildforster@consultant.aecom.com

 

Req #

Position Title

141090BR

Intern, Architect * 5

140688BR

Entry-Level Architect

140805BR

Intern, Interior Design

140283BR

Entry- Level Interior Designer

140814BR

Intern, Mechanical Engineer

140286BR

Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer

140815BR

Intern, Electrical Engineer*2

140284BR

Entry-Level Electrical Engineer

140807BR

Intern, Landscape Designer

140288BR

Entry-Level Landscape Designer

141032BR

Entry-Level Mechanical Engineer

140809BR

Intern, Structural Engineer

140287BR

Entry-Level Structural Engineer

140294BR

Entry-Level Transportation Engineer

140295BR

Entry-Level Civil Engineer

140296BR

Entry-Level Civil Engineer

135918BR

Entry-Level Structural Engineer

140302BR

Entry-Level Transit Planner

140407BR

Entry-Level Civil Engineer

140410BR

Entry-Level Geologist

140416BR

Entry-Level Environmental Engineer

140417BR

Entry-Level Environmental Engineer

140418BR

Entry-Level Environmental Engineer

140850BR

Entry-Level Water/Wastewater Engineer

139511BR

Entry-Level Civil/Geotechnical Engineer

140925BR

Entry-Level Water/Wastewater Engineer

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