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October 18, 2016

TWM is currently looking to hire a Civil Engineering graduate with 0-2 years of experience for the Transportation group in its Swansea, IL office, approximately 15 miles from downtown St. Louis.   This full-time position is available now, but we are willing to consider December 2016 graduates with previous industry experience.

Attached is a PDF description, or see our web site posting at http://www.twm-inc.com/careers/current-openings/transportation-engineeri... If you know of any qualified candidates, please direct them to our web site to submit an application.  As a voluntary EEO/AA employer, TWM seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants.

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October 18, 2016

You are invited to participate in an online survey to gather research data for the undergraduate thesis project of Athena Lin, a senior in the College of Engineering. The purpose of this project is to investigate current instruction about social responsibility in undergraduate engineering programs at Illinois. Your insights are important for understanding how students perceive social responsibility within their engineering education.

We expect the survey to take about 20 minutes to complete. To take this survey, click on the following link: https://illinois.edu/sb/sec/878543. This survey will be active until October 31, 2016.

After you take the survey, you may volunteer for an OPTIONAL individual interview. The interview session will be audio recorded and will last thirty minutes. To volunteer for an interview, please indicate your interest by following the link at the end of the survey and providing the requested information. Athena will contact you to schedule a time for the interview.

Your participation in this research will remain confidential. No personally identifying information will be disclosed. If you have any questions about the project, please contact Professor Jenny Amos at jamos@illinois.edu. If you are concerned about your rights as a research participant, please contact the University of Illinois Institutional Review Board at (217) 333-2670 or irb@illinois.edu.

October 18, 2016

The Technology Entrepreneur Center is very excited to announce that the first application cycle for the Innovation, Leadership and Engineering Entrepreneurship (ILEE) BS dual degree within the College of Engineering will open Monday, October 17 and remain open until November 17. Please encourage students interested in pursuing this dual degree to visit the ILEE application website (http://tec.illinois.edu/academics/degree/dual-degree-application) for eligibility and application requirements.

October 18, 2016

Every year, ITE has hosted a round table bringing Transportation industry professionals and students together to talk about trends in the industry, how to find a job, what skills to acquire while at school, and much more... all over some great pizza! This year again, we're proud to host the event on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM in 1311 Newmark Civil Engineering Lab. Please see the attached flyer. The event is open to everyone interested in Transportation, and would be quite appropriate for Civil, MechSE, ISE and Urban Planning majors, among others. 

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October 18, 2016

The Builders Scholarship Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2016-17 scholarship cycle. Please distribute the attached application to all students in an approved construction curriculum such as Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering. 

Other basic scholarship requirements are as follows:

Be a graduate of a Chicagoland area high school (16 counties in Illinois, southeast Wisconsin and northwest Indiana) Major in Construction Management or Construction Engineering (civil/environmental/mechanical) Attend an accredited institution from the schools listed in the application (in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa or Michigan)

Please do not hesitate to contact Abby Koppers with any questions regarding the scholarship:

Abby Koppers
akoppers@bldrs.org
773-444-0465

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