Undergraduate Blog

To submit an item for the undergraduate blog, email Greg Coughlin.

June 15, 2018

The U.S. Green Building Council and Greenbuild seeks scholarship applicants who are working to advance green building, sustainable communities and social equity in vulnerable communities to join us at Greenbuild 2018 in Chicago! Scholarships are competitive and available to individuals with a demonstrated financial or other barrier. Greenbuild is the largest gathering of green building professionals and experts from around the world and will be held at the McCormick Place, Chicago from November 14-16, 2018. To learn more and apply, visit https://www.greenbuildexpo.com/en/community/scholarships.html.

June 6, 2018

The Champaign-Urbana Business Women’s Club is seeking applicants for their 2018-2019 Scholarship Program. Thhey are seeking women who are taking classes and in need of scholarship assistance. I have attached a press release and an application form to provide you with more information regarding the scholarship program.

If you have any questions, please contact Barbara M. Pritchard:
Scholarship Committee Chair
Champaign-Urbana Business Women’s Club
Email: bmpritchard@comcast.net


May 31, 2018

IEA, Inc. is looking for recent graduates, particularly in Water Resource Engineering, for designing culverts and storm sewers. They have multiple positions available. Anyone interested should visit http://www.ieaworld.com/careers

May 25, 2018

Students who are passionate/enthusiastic about their study abroad experiences and are looking for student employment opportunities for the upcoming academic year, may be interested in becoming a Program Assistant at Illinois Abroad & Global Exchange (IAGE)!  They are currently hiring for four unique positions – job descriptions can be found at the links below. 


Advising and Resource Center Media Advertising Student Initiatives


Program Assistants at IAGE will have opportunities to advise students on the study abroad process, participate in outreach events (e.g. Quad Day, Illinois Abroad Day, class presentations, etc.), support media and advertising projects, provide administrative support to full-time staff, and work alongside a dedicated, inclusive, and friendly team.  To apply, direct students to the online application form.  The deadline to apply is June 1st.


If you have questions about these positions, you can email IAGE at iage@illinois.edu.

May 23, 2018

The Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute is seeking a University of Illinois undergraduate student to assist with geologic and hydrologic mapping of surficial deposits for Green Infrastructure applications in northeastern Illinois.

Attached is a position announcement, which includes instructions on how to apply (application materials should be forwarded to the hiring supervisor.