Undergraduate Blog

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April 25, 2017

McMahon Associates, Inc. has an immediate opening for a Water/Wastewater Engineer in their Neenah, Wisconsin office.

Job Description
Water/Wastewater Design and Project Engineer to plan and design civil/ environmental projects, including: water supply, pumping and treatment systems; and wastewater pumping and treatment systems.

Bachelor of Science or Master’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering. Candidate must desire to immediately accept design responsibilities.

Furnish letter of interest, resume and references in confidence to:
McMahon Associates, Inc.
Attn: Sarah Kundinger
P.O. Box 1025
Neenah, WI 54957-1025

April 25, 2017

Hispanic Access Foundation, a national nonprofit that works to connect Latino communities with resources and opportunities is announcing a new internship program this summer with the US Bureau of Reclamation for engineering students.

They are searching for talented Latino/a engineering students interested in paid summer internships that cultivate a strong understanding and appreciation of natural and cultural resources. Interns will work with senior engineers and scientists on ongoing design, research and or testing and gain valuable knowledge and professional skills to develop and maintain Reclamation resources. This program aims to prepare the next generation of enthusiastic and diverse stewards of American resources.

For more information regarding their internship program, benefits and time-frame, please review the promotional flyer attached or visit their website.

Bureau of Reclamation Internship Program: Next Generation Latino Stewards
Application Deadline: April 27, 2017
Program Manager: Michelle Neuenschwander - Michelle@hispanicaccess.org
Website: www.hispanicaccess.org/BOR


April 25, 2017

Basic Dignities, www.basicdignities.org, nonprofit will be hosting a 5k Run, to raise money for a clean water project in Uganda.  The group is designing a water storage tank, deep well, and chlorination system for a community of 2,000 people on Kisima Island, Uganda. The 5K run will be Saturday, June 24, Crystal Lake Park in Urbana. The website to register for the event is www.UgandaRunFast5k.com. It’ll be a water-themed fun run – they’ll have volunteers to spray the runners with super soakers as they run by and a couple of “water features” to spray runners along the course.  The race is $30 before May 1st or $35 after this date.


April 24, 2017

With final exams and graduation looming, this time of year can be very stressful for students. If you or somebody you know is having difficulty coping, the University has resources available:

2nd Floor, Turner Student Services Building
7:50 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, 333-3704

3rd Floor, East Building
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, 333-2705

300 Turner Student Services Building
8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, 333-0050

The Counseling Center collaborates with the Champaign County Crisis Line to provide support and referrals for individuals needing mental health support after 5 p.m. and on weekends. Please contact the Crisis Line at 217-359-4141 (TTY: 217-352-4217) to speak with a counselor.

April 24, 2017

The spring informational town hall meeting for Global Leaders in Construction Management is scheduled for Monday, May 1, 2017 at 5:30pm in 1311 Newmark.  Any Junior, Sophomore, or Freshman interested in international travel as well as a construction management graduate degree is welcome to attend.  Current GLCM students will be presenting about the program and sharing their experiences.  Papa Del's pizza will be provided.  See you there!