Undergraduate Blog

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January 24, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017
Yeh Center 1st Floor, Newmark

All CEE students, faculty & staff are invited to join us for a snack – dumplings and spring rolls* – to mark the eve of the Lunar New Year, also known as Spring Festival in China.  Co-hosted by CEE International Programs and members of the Civil China student group.

*meat and vegetarian options


January 20, 2017

The University of Southern California is pleased to announce the 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.

This REU program allows talented students completing their Sophomore or Junior year the opportunity to spend summer break working alongside USC’s world-class faculty on cutting-edge research in engineering and computer science. Participants will gain valuable research experience and receive a stipend for living expenses in Los Angeles. Housing and transportation will also be provided.

Interested students are encouraged to visit the SURE webpage to review available research projects for 2017 and to start an application: gapp.usc.edu/sure

Applicants to the Summer Research program should be outstanding undergraduate students in engineering or computer science who are currently of Sophomore or Junior standing and must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canadian citizens. The deadline to apply for SURE 2017 is February 7, 2017.

If you have any questions, please contact Camillia Lee, Assistant Dean Graduate and Professional Programs: viterbi.gradprograms@usc.edu

January 20, 2017

The Student Alumni Ambassadors is a prestigious group of highly motivated and spirited students who play several roles on campus. SAA serves to promote school spirit through campus-wide events such as Homecoming, Illinois Sights and Sounds, and iHelp. Our organization revolves around growing professionally and creatively while allowing our members to help organize, develop, and execute large scale events that bring the campus community together. We maintain relationships with campus administration and various groups to assist numerous departments on campus with service requests and outreach opportunities. While we engage students here on campus, we strive to mold students to become engaged alumni. The Student Alumni Ambassadors is a family that takes great pride in our work and our membership, and we ask that you please join us for our Information Sessions January 25 or 26, 7PM in Room 66 of the Main Library to meet our members and learn more about our organization.  Please visit illinisaa.com or email mmcdnld2@illinois.edu with any questions.”

January 19, 2017

The Engineering Research Center (ERC) for Re-inventing the Nation's Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWIt) has several openings for paid undergraduate research positions for Summer 2017 through its Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program. Positions are available at ReNUWIt's four partner schools: Stanford, UC-Berkeley, Colorado School of Mines, and New Mexico State University. More information about the program, including application requirements and instructions, may be found at: http://www.renuwit.org/education

Please contact Pam McLeod (pamelamc@stanford.edu) with any questions or concerns. The application deadline is February 10, 2017.

January 18, 2017

Perry & Associates LLC, entry-level structural engineering firm in Chicago, IL is scheduled to conduct on-campus interviews for a full-time, entry-level structural engineering position. 

The interviews are scheduled for Wednesday, February 22, 2017 and anyone interested should apply through I-Link / Symplicity.  Applications are due Sunday, February 5, 2017. I’ve attached a pdf with the job description. Please contact Beth Wright with any questions or issues about applying. bawright@perryllc.com