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  • UIUC Graduate and Professional School Fair

    Wednesday, October 18,2017. 12 - 4PM. Illini Union, Rooms, A,B,C.

    Join us for Grad School Prep Month! - Attend a workshop before and after the Graduate and Professional School Fair.

    10/4 Finding Research Opportunities  616 E. Green St., Champaign, Room 213, 4-5 p.m.

    10/5 Exploring Graduate School 616 E. Green St., Champaign, Room 213, 3-4 p.m.

    10/11 Crafting Your Personal Statement 616 E. Green St.,Champaign, Room 213, 4-5 p.m.

    10/12 Making the Most of the Graduate and Professional School Fair 616 E. Green St.,Champaign, Room 213, 3-4 p.m.

    10/26 Taking the Next Step: After the Graduate & Professional School Fair 616 E. Green St.,Champaign, Room 213, 3-4 p.m.

    10/27 International Graduate Student Panel: How to Prepare for Graduate School Applications 616 E. Green St.,Champaign, Room 213, 4-6 p.m.

  • Volunteer for the ECS Career Fair

    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/84B3C

  • 2017 AISES National Conference Webinar

    Join Us for a 2017 AISES National Conference Webinar

    presented by IBM

    “Building Your Personal Brand”

    Just in time for the 2017 AISES National Conference! Join IBM for the September 7th webinar designed to help you build your personal brand when meeting with potential colleges and employers.

    Who should attend this webinar?  High School Students, College Students, Early Professionals and AISES Members.

    Who are you? How do you share that with mentors, networks and potential employers? These are the core questions IBM professionals hope to help you answer in "Building Your Personal Brand," an interactive 45-minute webinar that will help you understand how to identify and share your "personal brand." 

    Presenters:    

    Laura Guio, Vice President of the Systems Services Center of Competency and Sales,IBM 

    Marshan J. Austin, People Engineer, IBM Leadership & Development 

    Peter Mostachetti, IBM Leadership & Development 

    Objectives:

    Understand what is a personal brand

    Reflect on what you need to understand about yourself to create a compelling your personal brand

    Begin to build your 30-second introduction; tell the story of who you are and what differentiates you

    Thursday, September 7, 2017

    11AM-12PM (EDT)

    Save Your Seat → http://www.aises.org/news/events/webinar-building-your-personal-brand

    We look forward to seeing you there!

     

    Can’t attend live? You should still register!  We’ll be sending out slides and the recording after the webinar to registrants. You don’t want to miss out on this information.

  • GE Aviation Female Diversity Recruitment Leadership Summit

    GE Aviation Female Diversity Recruitment Leadership Summit
    October 19 - October 21, 2017
    GE Aviation - Cincinnati, Ohio

    The Female Diversity Recruitment Leadership Summit seeks to identify and recruit highly talented minority female students from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

    YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SE341LTPwQQ&feature=youtu.be

    Those selected for attendance at the summit receive:

    • Meals, transportation and lodging paid for by GE Aviation
    • Professional Development Seminars
    • Networking with GE Aviation leadership
    • Interview opportunities for Co-Op/Internship assignments with GE Aviation

    Application criteria:

    • Currently enrolled in one of the following degree programs: IE, EE, MechE, AE, Materials, Ceramic, Software Eng., Computer Eng., Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, IT Security, Information Technology Management, Risk Analysis, Management Information Systems
    • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required - NOTE: Sponsorship will not be provided by GE*
    • Maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 without rounding

    How to Apply:

    To be considered for the 2017 summit you must complete the following:
    1. ) Complete this survey linked below no later than 11:59pm Monday September 18th
    https://supportcentral.ge.com/esurvey/GE_survey/takeSurvey.html?form_id=18446744073709664650

    2.) Apply for a co-op/intern position via the link below:
    http://jobs.gecareers.com/ShowJob/Id/27291/Engineering-Co-op-GE-Aviation-Summer/

    Candidates selected to attend the Summit will be notified via email no later than September 21st

    * Note: 1) U.S. Citizen or National 2) U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident 3) Person granted refugee status in the U.S. 4) Person granted asylee status in the U.S. 5) A special agricultural worker under section 210 or 6) a beneficiary of legalization through an amnesty program under section 245A of the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act.

     

  • Dow Diamond Symposium

    The Dow Diamond Symposium is an exciting three day event intended for African American, Latino, and American Indian undergraduate students majoring in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Accounting/Finance, and Business Administration with one of the world’s largest and leading chemical companies. Selected participants will be exposed to potential career opportunities within Dow and learn more about the Science to Our Success.

    Diamond Symposium participants can expect to:
    - Hear from dynamic Dow leaders on “How to Create Your Personal Brand” and “Build Networking Skills”
    - Learn more about Dow, our technology & products, our sustainability, and our employee resource groups
    - Participate in a cross-functional case study
    - Meet and network with Dow leaders and employees

    The event runs from August 21st through August 24th in Midland, Michigan. The symposium is before the first day of instruction for Fall Semester. Travel, food, and accommodation expenses will be covered.

    You should apply as Engineering or Supply Chain Management. Please review the qualifications and online expectations.

    For more information and to apply: http://www.dow.com/en-us/careers/diamond-symposium

  • NACME/Chevron Scholarship Opportunity for non-NACME Scholars

    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.

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant Needed: Motion Strategy and Virtual Reality Laboratory

    Project Description: There are two possible projects - (i) designing and implementing robotic swarms with high-level specifications on their dynamics. The focus is on quantifying the sensing/actuation/computational requirements needed to generate different swarm dynamics. (ii) developing high-level, verifiable specification languages for the design and control of robotic systems, eventually contributing to ROS (Robot Operating System).

    The focus of both projects is on simple mobile robots for personal/household use.

    Applicants should review these publications to get a sense of related research: http://msl.cs.illinois.edu/~lavalle/papers.html

    Requirements

    Interest in robotics, math, and/or programming languages
    CS, Physics, ECE, ME, Math, and any other engineering or design-based major
    Experience in robotic hardware or electronics preferred
    Interest in non-traditional programming languages such as functional or algebraic languages preferred
    Experience with relevant math (e.g., logic, algebra, graph theory, topology, or statistical mechanics) preferred

    Please contact

    Alexandra Niles (Graduate Student, Computer Science)
    Email: nilles2@illinois.edu
    Motion Strategy and Virtual Reality Laboratory

  • Engineering Ambassadors Accepting Applications

    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.

  • Provost's Undergraduate Student Advisory Board – Accepting Applications

    Contribute to campus as a member of the Provost’s Undergraduate Student Advisory Board. Application deadline: Friday, September 9, 2016

  • Engineering for Social Justice Scholars Program

    Explore the relationship between engineering and social justice and engage in participatory problem-solving to create a more socially and environmentally just society. Application deadline: April 8, 2016.

  • NIU Summer Math College Instructor

    This a part-time position with the Summer Math College with teaching opportunities in Chicago and Naperville for approximately six weeks, Monday thru Thursday. Learn more and apply by February 15, 2016.

  • Undergraduate Conference Travel Grant - Office of Undergraduate Research

    Have you been accepted for presentation at a conference? Apply for a travel grant. Application deadline: February 22, 2016

  • IL-IN ASEE Section Conference - Call for Student Posters

    Submit abstracts to the upcoming Illinois-Indiana ASEE conference for a Poster Presentation. This is a great opportunity to showcase your efforts on a project and gain experience presenting in a professional environment.

  • Emerging Business Leaders: Program Coordinator

    Prepare tomorrow’s leaders today by assisting in the Emerging Business Leaders Program. Learn more and apply.

  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

    Are you interested in a paid Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Computational Nanotechnology at Purdue University? Apply today! Apply by March 10, 2016

  • CHCI’s Graduate Fellowship Program

    Gain professional experience in public policy arenas in Washington, D.C. Learn more and apply by February 5, 2016

  • Blue Waters Student Internship Program

    This is a one year STEM and high-performance computing research internship program. Application Deadline: February 1, 2016

  • Undergraduate Research Position in Environmental Engineering

    Entry-level opportunity for students interested in environmental engineering (microalgae & wastewater treatment). Learn more and contact Prof. Guest with questions.

  • MIT Amgen Scholars

    Participate in a nine-week paid faculty-mentored summer research program in MIT laboratories. Learn more and apply before March 2016.

  • University of California at Berkeley SUPERB-IT 2016

    Gain 9 weeks of research experience with a $4500 stipend at UC Berkeley! Application deadline: January 30, 2016

  • NASA Pathways Internship Program

    Become a part of the NASA team starting January 2016! Application deadline: Friday, October 9, 2015

  • Microsoft On-Campus Visits

    Microsoft will be on campus. Come out to be seen and heard!

  • Princeton Engineering Graduate Symposium (PEGS)

    interested in graduate studies at Princeton? Visit during PEGS

  • MIT Converge Program

    Attention juniors and seniors: Interested in graduate studies at MIT? Participate in CONVERGE.

  • Students of Color Abroad

    Why do more students of color need to study abroad? Learn more here

  • Now Hiring: La Casa Cultural Latina

    Join La Casa to assist with event programming, community outreach and more. Application deadline: April 24, 2015

  • Out for Undergrad Engineering Conference (OUEC)

    Are you a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (LGBT) engineering student? Apply now for the Out for Undergrad Engineering Conference (OUEC)! At OUEC you'll get the opportunity to network with recruiters from top engineering companies, meet LGBT peers and professionals from a wide variety of industries, and learn how to manage your identity to your advantage in the workplace. Airfare and lodging for all attendees is paid for by Out for Undergrad! Learn more and apply today at outforundergrad.org.

  • ASEE Conference: March 27-28, 2015

    Call for student posters. Abstract due date: Monday, March 9, 2015

  • The ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

    Participate in this mentoring program and earn a $1,000 educational grant Application deadline: April 15

  • Morgan Stanley – The Early Insights Program for Women

    Freshmen and sophomore women: Explore the financial services industry. Application deadline: Sunday, February 22, 2015

  • Illinois Leadership Program – Imprint

    Register today to develop skills to become a successful leader.

  • Summer 2015 Student Intern Program

    Intern for the city and county of San Francisco. Deadline: February 11, 2015

  • Summer Internships for Native Americans in Genomics (SING)

    This workshop will be held August 2-9 here at UIUC. Apply today

  • Procter & Gamble – Research Your Future in Science Seminar

    Freshmen and sophomores: learn what it’s like to work in R&D at P&G. Deadline: April 24, 2015

  • SAGE Corps

    Work abroad with foreign tech startups for 8-12 weeks! Apply today.

  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Leadership Forum

    Network with students, senior leaders and recruitment professionals. Deadline: April 30, 2015

  • Conflict Resolution Training Opportunity

    Develop your conflict resolution skills. Deadline: Jan. 26

  • 2015 Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

    Gain research experience through a summer internship. Deadline: 01/30/15

  • Qualcomm - DECA 2015

    Gain experience in the wireless industry. Deadline: 11/17

  • Summer Undergraduate Program in Engineering Research at Berkley

    Prepare for graduate study this summer!

  • The Hoeft Technology & Management Program

    Learn more at the info sessions.

  • The ECS Winter Job Shadow Program

    Explore potential career opportunities. Register today!

  • Engineering Learning Assistant (ELA) Positions Open Now

    Apply today to become an ELA with IEFX!

  • Harvard Business School MBA Opportunity

    Visit the Career Center on October 29 at 7 for more information.

  • SourceAmerica Design Challenge

    Win a trip to Washington, DC and compete for 1st place!

  • HACU Offers 3 Summer 2015 Internships with Goldman Sachs

    Take a look at these opportunies: Strats Summer Analyst, Ops Summer Analyst, and Tech Summer Analyst; then review the criteria and application directions. Deadine: October 7, 2014.

  • Office of Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Grants

    Subsidize the presentation of your undergraduate research at professional conferences.

  • Register Today for the 2014 Women of Color STEM Conference

    Keep building on your success at the 2014 WOC STEM Conference!

  • Join Illinois Engineering Ambassadors!

    Tell younger students what engineering is all about!

    Attend the info session on Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm in 1265 DCL to learn more!

  • Camp @ Goldman Sachs for Financial Services Industry

    The Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp is a two-day program for Black, Latino/Hispanic, and Native American college undergraduate freshmen and sophomores who are interested in exploring the

    numerous career paths in the financial services industry, and learning more about summer internship opportunities at the firm.