Graduate Blog

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September 6, 2016

I am pleased to inform that 2017 AB Inbev GMT(Global Management Trainees) campus recruitment has officially kicked off on September 1st, 2017 and it will be highly appreciated if you can promote our recruitment information to the related students if interested

Application Information as below,

Accompanied with the ambition of top line growth, talent pipeline build-up continuously becomes one of the top organization development priorities.

To align with this strategy, we strive to attract the BEST of the BEST young talents from top universities across all over the world to join us to turn the dream into reality.

To better promote GMT program and attract more young talents, we are now doing all kinds of activities & promotions through different channels including Campus Ambassador in top universities all over the world, GMT website at, social media, Yingjiesheng, 51Job , Linkedin and etc. If you are the one or see someone around you who is willing to take extra mile to achieve the goal, who is willing to mobile both functionally and geographically, who demonstrates both ownership and leadership, and etc. You are highly encouraged to apply or make a referral to us.

Online Application Links

You can find the application link via the website:

Application Requirements

Year 2017 graduate students with bachelor or master degree or applicants who have less than 2 years full-time working experience

Ambitious, talented and result-oriented

Fast learner with strong leadership

Self-driven and be able to work under pressure

Strong interpersonal and communication skill

Problem solving and high creativity

Full mobility and be able to relocate domestically and internationally

Fluent in both Mandarin and English

September 6, 2016

Friday, September 16 | 2 to 3 pm | CSL B2 Auditorium | RSVP by September 14.   Celebrate the beginning of a new year with EGSAC! Meet the new committee and learn about the impact EGSAC has within the graduate community at University of Illinois. Come and learn how you can get involved in the exciting events and provide us with any feedback on how to enhance opportunities in our graduate community. Small refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 14.  Questions? Contact: Lana Stekovic (


September 6, 2016

Please see attached for info on some information sessions this week for Bain and Co.


September 6, 2016

Avencore will be once more recruiting at the ECS Career Fair next Wednesday (9/7) and I was hoping you could help spread the word to Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate students. We are looking for Masters students and above, interested in full-time positions.


AVENCORE is a management consultancy that specializes in enhancing the competitiveness of major industrial groups. Client management engages AVENCORE to spearhead strategic initiatives in cost reduction and innovation. We operate across varied industries, including Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, and Energy.

Our projects target:

-            Product (re)development (Value Engineering / Value Analysis)

-            Manufacturing and Service Operations (OPEX)

-            Capital Investments (CAPEX)

-            Commodity Sourcing

AVENCORE provides services to clients across the globe and has offices in the United States, France, Germany, and China.


AVENCORE is seeking talented engineers who are looking for immediate responsibility and exposure to a broad range of industries. As a Management Consultant, you will be part of a small, dedicated AVENCORE team working directly at the client’s site; professionalism, collaboration, and interpersonal skills are required.

Your team will work with the client’s upper management to define the project scope and goals, build multidisciplinary teams, and establish conditions for success. You will then lead the client’s teams to devise, develop, and validate competitive solutions using a holistic approach involving marketing, engineering, procurement, and manufacturing. Success on a project will depend on your technical abilities, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.


-            Graduate degree in Engineering

-            Strong technical skills and the ability to understand complex systems quickly

-            Excellent leadership, communication, and presentation skills

-            Willingness to travel across North America and internationally

-            U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident



To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to

For more information, please visit and stop by our booth at the Career Fair.




September 6, 2016

December 2016 Graduates

Students who plan on having all degree requirements completed and will graduate in December 2016 should add themselves to the December degree conferral list via Student Self-Service. Please contact your department with any questions or if you have problems adding yourself to the list via Self-Service.