blog posts2017 SPIN Open HouseOct 6, 2017 11:30 pm3 views 2017 SPIN Open House! October 25, 2017, 3-5 p.m. NCSA Atrium Are you an Illinois undergraduate looking for your next internship experience? The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) is looking for highly motivated, creative students to work on hands-on research projects with guidance from NCSA staff and faculty affiliates. The center will offer a limited number of paid SPIN (Students Pushing INnovation) internships during the Summer 2018 session. The SPIN projects are open to students in any major and any year of study; international students can apply. Want to learn more? Come to our SPIN Open House! You’ll get to meet our NCSA staff and faculty affiliates and learn more about the different projects you could be a part of. Refreshments will be provided. For more info contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit spin.ncsa.illinois.edu.Undergraduate Research Resource FairSep 15, 2017 2:00 pm18 views SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 DROP BY ANYTIME between 4:00 – 6:00 PM Illini Union Rooms ABC LEARN about engineering research EXPLORE research opportunities NETWORK with researchersVolunteer for the ECS Career FairSep 9, 2017 2:30 pm0 views Want a chance to do some potential networking while helping others do the same? Volunteer for the ECS Career Fair happening on Sept 12! Not only are there a lot of opportunities for students to give just an hour or two of their time, it’s also a great way for students to be able to see the event if they’ve never been to a Career Fair before! If you would like to help out just go to this link: https://www.volunteersignup.org/84B3CTAMU College of Engineering - Trajectories Toward Graduate SchoolSep 7, 2017 11:45 pm4 views We want to invite you to nominate your top Junior and/or Senior student (s) to be a part of Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering Trajectories Toward Graduate School (TTGS) Program. This two-day event, November 8th-10th, is designed to encourage competitive undergraduate underrepresented ethnic minority students to learn about our graduate programs as well as encourage them to consider pursuing a graduate degree with us. As defined by Texas A&M's College of Engineering, these are students who identify themselves as African American, Hispanic, or Native American. This event will provide students the opportunity to: learn about the application process talk to our current graduate students, professors, and advisors participate in campus and departmental tours of engineering labs learn about the benefits of furthering their education through graduate school learn about ways to pay for graduate school Application Timeline: September 25 — Student Application deadline October 3 — Decisions made October 9 — Applicants confirm attendance Program dates — November 8 - 10Ohio State Graduate Engineering Open HouseSep 7, 2017 10:00 pm4 views Come learn about Ohio State's graduate programs this fall at the Graduate Engineering Open House Friday and Saturday,October 13th-14th, 2017 This two day experience is the perfect opportunity for you to learn more about engineering at The Ohio State University! The Ohio State University and its College of Engineering are committed to recruiting the best and brightest students for our graduate engineering programs.We recognize the critical importance of a diverse student body and are strongly committed to fostering and enhancing diversity within our graduate programs and in the field of engineering. We encourage applications from historically underrepresented populations, African Americans, American Indians/Native Americans, and Hispanic Americans, female, first generation students. Over the course of two days, participants will: Attend information sessions on applying to graduate school, writing a great personal statement, career services support, research opportunities, and much more.Interact with graduate students, faculty, and staff.Tour the OSU campus and its facilities. Majors that are encouraged to apply: Engineering,Chemistry,Computer Science,Mathematics,Physics All students who attend the Open House will be given an APPLICATION FEE WAIVER to apply to their first choice College of Engineering graduate program.TRAVEL FUNDING is available to guests traveling from outside the Central Ohio area. Deadline to apply for travel funding is September 11, 2017. The application takes less than 10 minutes! APPLY TODAY International Engineering Research AbroadMar 28, 2017 9:45 am0 views APPLICATION DEADLINE APPROACHING! The College of Engineering International Programs in Engineering (IPENG) is still accepting applications for summer research opportunities in the following countries: South KoreaSpainTaiwan (Junior standing preferred) All research is reviewed by chief department advisors upon return to campus to determine if you will receive technical credit. Applications Due: April 1, 2017For more details about research abroad opportunities, please visit the IPENG Office at 210 Engineering Hall.NACME/Chevron Scholarship Opportunity for non-NACME ScholarsMar 7, 2017 1:30 pm38 views NACME was awarded a grant from the Chevron Corporation to provide additional scholarship support for four (4) students at your institution. Successful applicants will receive a $5,000 scholarship award for one year, for the academic year 2017-2018. Please note that this scholarship is for non-NACME Scholars. Attached is a copy of the application which includes the guidelines for the scholarship. Eligible students must be freshmen, sophomores and juniors who are pursuing the following engineering disciplines: mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, computer science, etc . Please distribute to your students and encourage them to apply and the due date is April 1, 2017.Mentoring Undergraduates in Science and Engineering (MUSE)Mar 3, 2017 12:15 pm2 views Are you looking for a mentor? The Mentoring Undergraduates in Science and Engineering (MUSE) program is designed to foster mentoring relationships. The program aims to network undergradaute students with graduate students and to facilitate mentor-mentee relationships based on a common research interest. Participants define their own goals and the direction of the mentoring relationship. - Learn about graduate school and the application process- Learn about research and what it involves- Find opportunities to be involved in research projects- Seek advise on particular research projects- Shadow your mentor to learn about graduate school life Eligibility - Must be a University of illinois student- Must be enrolled in the College of Engineering To apply to participate in MUSE, please complete the information sheet on this MUSE webpage. Please visit the MUSE Website for more information.Interdisciplinary Water Science and Engineering NSF REUFeb 21, 2017 1:00 pm5 views Application Deadline March 17, 2017 (5:00 PM, EST) Applications are invited from qualified and motivated undergraduate students (rising sophomores, juniors and seniors) from all U.S. colleges/universities to participate in a 10-week (May 21-July 28, 2017) summer research in interdisciplinary water science and engineering at Virginia Tech. U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents are eligible to apply. The research program is funded through the National Science Foundation – Research Experiences for Undergraduates (NSF REU) program. The 10-week internship will begin on May 21, 2017 (arrival day) at Virginia Tech and end on July 29, 2017 (departure day). The research internship includes a stipend of $500/week, housing (two persons per room), meals, and travel expenses*. We have already graduated 85 excellent undergraduate researchers, representing 55+ institutions in the United States from our prior sites during 2007-09, 2010- 2013 and 2014-16. Ten students will be recruited for this program and two of them will travel to India for research. The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) is the host institution in India. Additional details can be found on the website. Application materials, details of Research Mentors along with summer 2017 research projects and other program activities can be found here: http://www.lewas.centers.vt.edu/index.php/lewas-nsf-reu/nsf-reu-online-application-2017 We request applicants to upload their applications along with other required documents by the deadline (application review will begin on March 13, 2017, applications may continue to be submitted until March 17, 2017, 5:00 pm, EST) using the online form found at the link above. Successful applicants will be informed beginning March 22, 2017. Please contact either Dr. Vinod K Lohani (phone: (540) 231-0019; FAX: (540) 231-0970; E-mail: email@example.com) or Jennifer Cacciola (phone: (540) 231-5244; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) for questions.SpeakUp! - Engineering Ambassadors' Speaking CompetitionFeb 14, 2017 1:30 pm2 views Do you want a chance to express yourself? Do you encourage sustainability? Speech is powerful. Here is a chance for you to expand your communication skills and win fabulous prizes. The Speaking Competition is hosted by the University of Illinois Engineering Ambassadors, sponsored by Monsanto. An info session is happening Tonight (February 14th) at 5:30pm in 106B1 EH. Theme: Environment, Conservation, SustainabilityAll STEM (Science Technology Engineering or Mathematics) Majors welcome. Prizes of $200, $100, $50 will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, respectively.Accepted contestants will be REQUIRED to attend a public speaking workshop on Sunday March 5th from 9am - 5pm. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Midnight, February 19thApply here: https://goo.gl/forms/OoZVf22pp2eCTPfg1Your submission will be reviewed and results will be announced by February 24th Any questions can be directed to email@example.com Master of Engineering in Energy SystemsFeb 7, 2017 12:00 pm3 views February 20, 2017, Monday3:00 - 4:00 PM114 Transportation Building Information Session: MASTER OF ENGINEERING IN ENERGY SYSTEMS Designed for professional engineers, the Master of Engineering in Energy Systems program prepares students for work in the private sector, government and non-governmental organizations in a diversifying global energy systems environment. Applications are due JUNE 1, 2017 to start in the Fall 2017 Term Contact Amy McCullough (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions.NEW Entrepreneurial Research ExperienceDec 15, 2016 4:45 pm0 views Have you ever considered starting your own business, seeking a patent for one of your ideas, or are interested in cutting edge research and translating those ideas to the marketplace? If so, UConn’s Entrepreneurial REU is for you! Participate in this 10 week REU program: June 5th-August 11th, 2017. Learn more and apply by March 15, 2017.Undergraduate Assistant Needed - Information and Intelligence GroupDec 7, 2016 4:00 pm19 views Project Description: Undergrads will be working on projects on music intelligence, including personalized music education, music style identification and mixing, automatic composition, etc. Requirements Major in CS, ECE, Math, or MusicProficient in scientific computing (using python) or web design/programmingProficient in reading music notations in sheet musicGood at self-learning softwares, such as finale, MIDI formats, etc.Preferably junior or senior students. Freshmen and sophomores are also welcome to apply, if you can show strong expertise in math, CS or musicPreferably with knowledge of basics about theory of tonal musicPreferably with strong background in at least one of the following areas: artificial intelligence, machine learning, information theory, stochastic processes, music composition. Submit the following to apply CV/ResumeUnofficial TranscriptsAnything that you feel can show your expertise that is needed in the minimum/preferred requirements (e.g. writing samples, simple demo from your previous research projects) Please contact Haizi Yu (Graduate Student, Computer Science)Email: email@example.comUndergraduate Assistant Needed - Automated Software Engineering Research GroupDec 7, 2016 4:00 pm16 views Project Description: Android Programming: Our group is doing some research related to analyzing data collected from keyboard applications on Android. The undergraduate student's responsibility for this project will include browsing the most popular Android keyboard applications, compiling a list of unique features and then creating the Android keyboard application with selected features. Web programming: The undergraduate student will be working with the backend services that supports Code Hunt: (http://www.codehunt.com). The student's responsibility for this project will include exploring what applications (web or mobile) can be created by accessing the backend services that supports Code Hunt and/or exploring ways of improving existing applications such as Code Hunt that is already using backend services. Requirements Java, C# or web programming experiences is not necessary but recommended Submit the following to apply Curriculum vitae (CV)/resume Please contact Wing Lam (Graduate Student, Computer Science)Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgUndergraduate Assistant Needed - Renewable Energy & Turbulent Environment GroupDec 6, 2016 9:45 pm3 views Project Description: Research about fluid mechanics with focus on fluid-structure interaction (FSI) problems, which is widely used in energy harvesting, structure stability analysis, etc. Benefits of this research experience: Access to cutting edge equipment and ideas about fluid mechanics research (focusing on FSI problems), which significantly helps you to have ideas about the graduate studies and researchOpportunities to have your name in publications/papers Requirements Students with engineering background are welcome, especially from Mechanical Engineering department with interest in fluid mechanics.Overall GPA should be 3.5 or higher Submit the following to apply Curriculum vitae (CV)) Please contact Yaqing Jin (Graduate Student, Mechanical Engineering)Email: email@example.comUndergraduate Research Assistant (Institute for Genomic Biology)Nov 30, 2016 3:15 pm8 views Project Description: TERRA-MEPP (Mobile Energy-Crop Phenotyping Platform) is a low-cost, autonomous robot that analyzes biofuel crops throughout the growing season to pinpoint plants with desirable yield and sustainability traits. More information can be found at: https://terra-mepp.igb.illinois.edu Requirements Strong preference will be given to students with an engineering or technology backgroundComfortable with programming, basic electronics, and mathematical calculationsPreferably electrical, mechanical, agricultural engineering and/or computer science major Anyone with the appropriate skills background is encouraged to apply. Submit the following to apply Current resume including brief descriptions of past applicable projects Please contact Prof. Joshua Peschel (Institute for Genomic Biology)Email: firstname.lastname@example.org UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT (Computer Science) Project Description: Our group has various projects related to software testing in general, and security for Internet of Things in particular. Note: Our group has had undergraduates start as early as their freshman year and still do very well (e.g., publish papers, release open-source code, get into grad school, win departmental and national awards, etc.). Requirements Must have programming skills, preferably in Java (Python, C, and C++ also acceptable)Motivated to do research To apply Post your curriculum vitae (CV) online and email a link to Prof. Darko Marinov Please contact Prof. Darko Marinov (Computer Science)Email: email@example.comUndergraduate Research Workshop - Spring 2017Nov 30, 2016 3:00 pm0 views The College of Engineering's UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH WORKSHOP will be held on Wednesday, JANUARY 18, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM in Rooms ABC of the Illini Union. This workshop, which is held only in the spring, is brought to you by the Engineering Council's Deans Student Advisory Committee (DSAC). This is an opportunity for you to learn more about getting involved in research! Join us for an evening of discussions about undergraduate research. Mark Your Calendars! WHAT: Undergraduate Research WorkshopWHEN: Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 5:30 -7:30PMWHERE: Rooms ABC Illini Union Registration is FREE, please pre-register by January 4, 2017! Food and drinks will be provided! REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOPBiomedical Engineering Summer Internship Program (BESIP)Nov 30, 2016 11:45 am0 views Application for BESIP 2017 is now open! The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) sponsored Biomedical Engineering Summer Internship (BESIP) is for undergraduate biomedical engineering students who have completed their junior year of college. The 10-week program, under the guidance of Dr. Robert Lutz, BESIP Program Director, is scheduled from June 5, 2017 to August 11, 2017. The internship will allow rising senior bioengineering students to participate in cutting-edge biomedical research projects under the mentorship of world-class scientists in NIH laboratories in Bethesda, MD. Click here for Application Information Eligibility Applicant must have completed at least three years (6 semesters or 9 quarters) of undergraduate study in a biomedical engineering or bioengineering degree program by the start of the 2017 summer.Applicant must plan to be returning to undergraduate school for at least one term following the summer BESIP.Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident attending college in the U.S.Because of housing arrangements, the structure of the program, the orientation procedures and the planned group activities, the student must be present on the Bethesda campus to participate in the entire ten-week program between June 5 and August 11, 2017. Online Application Deadline: February 9, 2017Deadline for Reference Letters: February 12, 2017Notification of selected interns by February 26, 2017The Hoeft Technology & Management Program Info SessionsNov 15, 2016 5:00 pm4 views The Hoeft Technology & Management Program Info Sessions The Hoeft Technology & Management (T&M) Program bridges the gap between traditional engineering and business education by offering a unique curriculum to a select group of highly qualified business and engineering undergraduates. The T&M Program is a joint venture between the College of Business and the College of Engineering and works closely with its corporate affiliate partners to groom the best and the brightest students to be tomorrow's leaders. Tuesday, Nov. 15th, 5-6 p.m., 1320 DCL Wednesday, Nov. 16th, 5-6 p.m., 2043 BIF Who? Business and engineering majors planning to graduate any time from May 2019 to December 2020 Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org Interested students are encouraged to “like” the T&M page on Facebook. Engineering Ambassadors Accepting ApplicationsSep 12, 2016 4:00 pm0 views Inspire middle and high school students to challenge conventional ideas about science and engineering by becoming and Engineering Ambassador. Application deadline: Thursday, September 15, 2016.Michigan Engineering Graduate SymposiumAug 24, 2016 3:00 pm0 views Thinking about graduate school? Attend the Engineering Graduate Symposium at the University of Michigan on Friday, November 11, 2016.City of Champaign Engineering Summer InternshipsMar 9, 2016 4:45 pm0 views The City of Champaign Pubic Works Department is currently soliciting applications for engineering summer internship positions within the Engineering Division. Application deadline: March 13, 2016Public Works Engineering InternsMar 2, 2016 1:45 pm0 views The City of Champaign seeks qualified candidates for a career opportunity as an Engineering Intern in the Public Works Department. Application deadline: March 13, 20162016 Summer Internship at UCSDFeb 12, 2016 1:15 pm0 views Are you majoring in Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Geology? Consider a 10 week summer internship at the University of California, San Diego. Application deadline: February 26, 2016Spring 2016 Premed Workshops for EngineersFeb 4, 2016 3:30 pm0 views Do you want to become a doctor? Attend the spring 2016 premed workshops for engineers.Environmental Development Manager PositionDec 18, 2015 11:15 am0 views Attention Civil Engineers: Work at the CHA as an Environmental Development Manager. Apply today!Portuguese/Brazilian Studies Major and Minor Course Info SessionNov 13, 2015 3:00 pm0 views Thinking about international business, agriculture, engineering, or Latin American affairs, in addition to area/cultural/language studies? Learn more on Tuesday, November 17 at 11:00am in FLB 1080 – Lucy Ellis LoungeThe Washington Center Federal Diversity Internship InitiativeNov 11, 2015 10:30 am0 views Earn a fully funded, paid internship with a federal agency! Application deadline: November 18 (for the spring semester) or January 15 (for the summer term).IDOT Civil Engineer OpeningsNov 6, 2015 3:30 pm0 views Are you a civil engineer graduating in December or May? Application deadline: November 12, 2015.Engineering Learning Assistant (ELA) Positions OpenOct 28, 2015 3:45 pm51 views Create an impactful first-year experience through intentional instruction, mentorship, and advocacy. Become an IEFX ELA. Apply today!NASA Pathways Internship ProgramSep 30, 2015 1:15 pm12 views Become a part of the NASA team starting January 2016! Application deadline: Friday, October 9, 2015Texas A&M 2015 Graduate ExpoSep 14, 2015 4:00 pm1 views Are you interested in doctoral programs within engineering or computer science? Visit November 1-2, 2015. Applicaiton deadline: September 23NASA Goddard Student Pathways WebinarSep 14, 2015 3:00 pm2 views Get essential information on the student pathways internship opportunities at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). Learn moreOhio State's Prospective Graduate School Open HouseAug 31, 2015 4:45 pm0 views Interested in graduate studies? Attend Ohio State’s graduate programs preview day. Application deadline: Friday, September 18, 2015.Princeton Engineering Graduate Symposium (PEGS)Aug 27, 2015 2:00 pm0 views interested in graduate studies at Princeton? Visit during PEGSMIT Converge ProgramAug 27, 2015 1:00 pm32 views Attention juniors and seniors: Interested in graduate studies at MIT? Participate in CONVERGE.Penn State STEM Open HouseAug 5, 2015 4:00 pm0 views Interested in graduate school? Visit Penn State! Application Deadline: September 11, 2015Minority Institution Research Support ProgramMar 12, 2015 3:45 pm0 views Interested in astrobiology? Application deadline: March 16, 20152015 Bio Nanotechnology Summer Institute: July 27-August 7, 2015Mar 9, 2015 9:15 am0 views Network and train with experts in the field. Application deadline: Tuesday, March 31, 2015ASEE Conference: March 27-28, 2015Mar 4, 2015 3:30 pm0 views Call for student posters. Abstract due date: Monday, March 9, 20152015 Engineering Summer Camp CounselorFeb 24, 2015 11:00 am22 views Become a GAMES/WYSE summer camp counselor. Apply today.Crawford, Murphy & Tilly , Inc. (CMT)Feb 24, 2015 10:00 am0 views Job opening: entry level civil engineer. Apply today.Berkeley Engineering Preview Day 2015Feb 23, 2015 4:00 pm0 views Interested in applying to PhD programs in engineering? Take a look at Berkeley. Application deadline: April 1, 2015Research Experience for UndergraduatesFeb 19, 2015 2:30 pm4 views Conduct research at Mississippi State University. Applications due by March 1, 2015Research Experience for UndergraduatesFeb 19, 2015 2:30 pm0 views Conduct research at Mississippi State University. Applications due by March 1, 2015The ExxonMobil LOFT FellowshipFeb 12, 2015 3:30 pm0 views Participate in this mentoring program and earn a $1,000 educational grant Application deadline: April 15Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) 2015-2016 HENAAC ScholarshipFeb 5, 2015 2:30 pm0 views The HENAAC scholarship application portal is now open! Apply today.American Society for Engineering EducationFeb 5, 2015 2:15 pm0 views Call for Student Posters! Abstract Due Date: Monday, March 9, 2015REU Opportunity at Tennessee Technological UniversityFeb 3, 2015 4:00 pm0 views Conduct manufacturing related research and experience techno-entrepreneurship.Syracuse University Interactive Biomaterials REUJan 29, 2015 3:15 pm7 views Interested in research on biomaterials? Earn a $5,400 scholarship and university housing.