Undergraduate Blog

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

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.


May 18, 2018

The USGS Central Midwest Water Science Center (serving Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri) is seeking associate, undergraduate, and graduate level students working towards a degree in engineering and other related majors for an internship opportunity to gain practical experience in hydrology.  Additional details, including application procedures, can be found in the attached announcement. 


May 14, 2018

This specialized Master’s degree is a unique opportunity for new graduates in Engineering to be part of a 1 year professional training course, offering the chance to gain a comprehensive education in international construction management and best practices. Lectures will be in English and conducted by Salini Impregilo professionals in collaboration with Politecnico di Milano university professors. Recent graduates who are interested can submit an application by June 1, 2018 according to the published instructions.


May 14, 2018

The IACRAO Scholarship application period is now open!  There are 2 scholarships: 1) Leadership and Service, 2) Leadership and Service for Underrepresented Students.

The applications and supplemental forms are updated and posted to the IACRAO website.  http://www.iacrao.org/scholarships/

The deadline for applications is August 31, 2018.

Applicants should mail or email their documents to Pam Walden: pmwalden@ilstu.edu

Illinois State University
Campus Box 2202
Moulton Hall 103B
Normal, Il  61761

May 11, 2018

Attached please find the Summer 2018 CEE REU Program Call for Proposals.

In summary (for 2018):

Up to 2 REU student-semesters of support per faculty member in a calendar year 20 hrs/week for 6 weeks in Summer 2018 (6/17/18 – 7/28/18) $1,500 per semester paid to an REU student;  $500/student of discretionary funds to the faculty advisor Application deadline (the form & student’s CV must be submitted by a faculty advisor):  6/12/18 (by 5p), via e-mail to jlafave@illinois.edu