The LAS Global Studies Team is excited to announce a NEW undergraduate Minor in Global Markets and Society. This minor is designed for students interested in utilizing social science perspectives to study the nexus of global business-institutions-society. By studying topics such as fair trade, global production systems, corporate social responsibility and human rights in global value chains, students will be able to participate in the construction of responsible market institutions.
To submit an item for the undergraduate blog, email Greg Coughlin.
The Fall Town Hall meeting for GLCM is scheduled for Tuesday, August 30, 2016 in 1233 Newmark at 5:00pm. Any undergraduate student interested in learning about the details of the GLCM program is welcome to attend. We will specifically cover the application requirements for seniors seeking to apply this fall for the GLCM Class of 2018. The 2017 trips to Singapore and Los Angeles will also be introduced. Bring your questions about GLCM and please join us next Tuesday! Direct any questions to Prof. Young at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Illinois Consluting Academy will be conducting info sessions on 9/12 and 9/13 from 5-6pm. Details can be found in the attachment below.
The Sustainability, Energy, and Environment Fellows Program (SEE FP) is a campuswide undergraduate minor that prepares students for pursuing careers in the corporate sector, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and environmental advocacy groups. Administered by the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE), this minor will help you develop a systems-level perspective of the economic, environmental and social dimensions of sustainability to help you navigate them. It's a great addition to any technical degree!
Join them for an info session on Tuesday, September 6 to learn more about the program and to get tips for a successful enrollment application. Can’t make the session? Look them up online: http://bit.ly/SEE-fp
Attached is a requisition list with links to open jobs that AECOM will be interviewing for at their Fantastic Friday hiring event in Chicago on September 15th and 16th.
Fantastic Friday is basically an invitation-only recruiting event where AECOM plans to make numerous hires across our several disciplines, including: Environment, Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Construction Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Water, etc! It’s super fun and well received by students. It begins with a mixer on Thursday evening and interviews on Friday.
Recent graduates, and even those looking for internships, are welcome to apply. They have several internship opportunities on this list and many of these entry-level positions have flexible start dates (ie, dates that can occur after graduation).
Please apply into these links by September 2nd to be considered.