Graduate Blog

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January 27, 2020

PhD Final Defense – Antoine Petit
Bus Service Design and Schedule Control
Advisor: Professor Yanfeng Ouyang
Date: Monday February 10th, 9:00 AM
Location: NCEL 3218


January 27, 2020

The Illinois EPA has an internship opportunity. Illinois EPA is has an a summer internship for Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate level students.  Please see link below for details.,-Scienc...


January 27, 2020

The vacancy announcements for Civil Engineer (GS-0810-07 or 09) positions as part of the Professional Development Program (PDP) are posted to USAJOBS! 

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is calling Spring 2020 and recent graduates to come join the team! PDP is a 24-month entry-level program that provides on-the-job training, developmental assignments, and a leadership skills academy. On-the-job training will be provided in one of FHWA Field Offices.

Applicants must be willing to maintain geographic mobility while on the program. Signed mobility and service agreements are a condition of employment.

For more information and to apply, please view the following USAJOBS announcements:



Both announcements have an application limit of 100 which may be sooner than the closing date (2/24/2020). To learn more, please click here.

January 27, 2020

By the 10th Day of Classes, February 3, graduate students should be correctly registered for Spring 2020. It is important to check your registration before this date on Self Service to make sure your registration is correct. February 3 is the last day to submit a form to elect to audit a semester course, the last day to submit a form to elect to register "in Absentia," the last day to add a semester course via Self-Service, and the last day to drop a semester course and receive a refund if reducing assessment range.

January 24, 2020

Supply & Trading is the commercial face of BP, trading on global markets. We market BP’s equity crude oil and natural gas, import feedstock to our refinery system and buy products to meet marketing demand. We generate value for the worldwide business and enable BP to focus on developing the energy the world needs - now and for the future.
Join us for a closer look at the energy commodity trading and related career opportunities within BP's Supply and Trading. Learn how BP uniquely positions itself in the commodities trading space and where we extract value for our business by participating in our interactive trading simulation.
Date: Thursday, January 30, 2020 Time: 6:00-8:00 PM Location: Margolis Market Information Lab