Undergraduate Blog

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February 20, 2017

The Technical Institutes of the American Society of Civil Engineers Illinois Section (ISASCE) have established scholarships for students pursuing a course of graduate/undergraduate study in the various fields within civil engineering. A description of each ISASCE Technical Institute scholarship is outlined in the attached pdf. The scholarships willl be awarded at the ISASCE President-elect and Student Scholarship Dinner on April 13, 2017 at Maggiano's Little Italy, Chicago, IL.

All application information must me emailed by Friday, March 10, 2017. Completed applications should be sent to the Illinois Section office listed in the attached pdf.


February 17, 2017

If you are considering enrolling in the recently developed CEE course (CEE 398 PBL - Project Based Learning in Civil and Environmental Engineering), you may be interested in what sort of projects you might be working on and meet some of our industry partners who will be suggesting projects to tackle. You are welcome to attend our lunch and presentation on February 22nd from 12-1:30pm. The presentations will take place in room 240 of the National Soybean Research Center. Lunch will be provided! Please RSVP using this form: https://goo.gl/forms/CjLFw7NlmE5a8hnH2

We hope to see interested students there.

February 17, 2017

Arc Design Resources, Inc. in Loves Park/Rockford, IL has an opening for a graduate Civil Engineer with interest in the fields of site design, local transportation design, and hydraulics/hydrology to join our growing team of skilled designers.

Description: The ideal candidate would be knowledgeable and passionate for the design of transportation, and developemtn, and hydraulic systems to comply with applicable state and local code requirements as well as client project goals. Successful candidate will be expected to work directly on design/drafting projects in a team environment under supervision of the project manager or senior engineer. Proficiency in AutoCAD Civil 3D highly desirable, and working knowledge of other transportation and hydraulics/hydrology engineering software programs is preferred.

Arc Design Resources offers a full benefit package to their employees. For more information, please check their website at www.arcdesign.com or send an inquiry to sscharfenberg@arcdesign.com.

Preference will be given to persons from the northern Illinois Region.

February 16, 2017

The CEE Spring 2017 Job Fair is approaching on Thursday, February 23rd.

Please remember:

Stop by Newmark Lab Rm. 1117 prior to the fair and have a free name badge made. A pprofessional looking, easy to read nametag is one of the simplest ways to impress recruiters. Name Badge Headquarters - Quade Lounge Rm. 1220h on the day of the fair to have your free nametag printed before swiping into the fair. List of companies attending is located on the CEE Website: http://cee.illinois.edu/sites/default/files/JobFair_Spring2017CompanyLis...
February 15, 2017

ZPower, based in Camarillo, CA is the world’s only developer of rechargeable, silver-zinc, miniature batteries. They are sponsoring an engineering student competition. Please see the attached flyer for full details.