Undergraduate Blog

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August 23, 2017

IPENG will be holding its 2017 Engineering Study Abroad Fair on September 6, from 1pm-4pm. See the attached flyer for more details!


August 22, 2017

Below, please find the dates for the 2017 Backpack to Briefcase program. Please contact Keely Ashman for more details (kashman@illinois.edu) and visit http://cee.illinois.edu/academics/career-prep/about-backpack-briefcase-s... to register. This information is also found in the attached .doc file so you can have it handy.

1.    Putting together a knockout résumé  
Date: Thursday, September 7 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Monday is Labor Day)
Location: 1310 Yeh Center

2.    Recruiters: what they want to hear
Date: Thursday, September 14, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (ECS fair 12 & 13)
Location: 1310 Yeh Center

3.    CEE’s résumé review night
Date: Tuesday, September 19, 5:30 p.m.
Location: Presentation in 1310 Yeh Center, Resume reviews in Crane Bay

4.    The CEE pre-job fair networking night – CEE Student Committee
Date: Tuesday, September 26, 6:30pm
Website: http://cscuiuc.wordpress.com/social/
Location: Yeh Center

5.    Powering through the interview
Date: Thursday, October 5 5:30-6:30pm
Location: 1310 Yeh Center

6.    Negotiating salary and job benefits
Date: Tuesday, October 10, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: 1310 Yeh Center

7.    What to Expect in the Workplace
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: 1310 Yeh Center

8.    International Career Search Success
Date: Tuesday, October 24, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: 1310 Yeh Center



August 22, 2017

Starting fall semester, the college will no longer have a free printing policy for students. Students will purchase pages through their account. The decision was made after serious evaluation of the use of funds, the need for a unified campus approach to printing, and the environmental responsibility we have as a community.

August 22, 2017

Students are encouraged to take advantage of the mental health resources that are available on campus whenever needed. Services can be accessed at the following locations:

The Counseling Center - 217-333-3704
The Mental Health Center at McKinley - 217-333-2701

Please see the attached flyer for more information.


August 22, 2017

September Economics Proficiency Exams are available for sign-up: http://go.economics.illinois.edu/ProficiencyExams
Students may take on-campus or online (information and sign-up is on the website above). Students must sign-up at least two days in advance or until the forms close when they are full.

Proficiency exams are offered for Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. Please note that we only allow students to take each proficiency exam once. Results take about one week, students are encouraged to plan accordingly if they do not pass.