Undergraduate Blog

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

November 30, 2016

Farnsworth Group’s Peoria, IL location is hiring an entry level structural engineer, ideally someone who has internship experience.  More information about this position and application to apply can be found at:


November 29, 2016


Who should apply?  All undergraduate students who will be enrolled at UIUC during the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 academic year are eligible to receive awards of $3000.  Students graduating in 2017-18 will also be considered for the $5000 Bailey Leadership Awards.


Applicants must be able to demonstrate the impact of their service, community involvement, leadership, and action Applicants must be able to demonstrate awareness and critical thought about the pressing issues facing the world today Financial need and academic achievement will also be considered.

For more information or to apply online, visit: www.universityymca.org/bailey
Application deadline: February 16   

Got questions?  We have answers.  Come to an info session.   
TH, 12/1 - 4:00 PM University YMCA, Board Room
M, 1/23 - 5:00 PM University YMCA, Board Room

Contact: Kasey Umland
Director, Bailey Scholarship Program
University YMCA

November 28, 2016

Wilfred F. & Ruth Davison Langelier Scholarships in Sanitary/Environmental Engineering will be made available to undergraduate students majoring in Civil Engineering and/or whose main field of study is Sanitary/Environmental Engineering, principally concerned with the area of water and waste water treatment and environmental water quality management and control.  For more information about the scholarship please read the attachment.  To apply online go to: https://secure.uaps.uillinois.edu/langelier/default.aspx

November 28, 2016

HNTB is hosting their annual student office visit, students will visit the office, learn about what the company does, and meet office leaders.  This year’s visit is scheduled for Friday, January 6, 2017.  If you would like to participate in this event please register:  RSVP Link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FZR8CYD  

For questions about this opportunity please contact: Paul Papazisi – epapazisi@hntb.com

November 28, 2016

COWI North America is a leading bridge, tunnel and marine engineering consulting group built on over 80 years of international experience. They provide their clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to the most complex engineering challenges worldwide from their 13 offices across North America. At any given time, COWI's 6,200 person strong global organization is involved in more than 17,000 projects across 124 countries. Their civil, structural and geotechnical engineering specialists are internationally renowned for their work on some of the world's most prestigious and challenging bridge, tunnel and marine projects. Their projects always aim to incorporate innovative solutions and push the boundaries of what is technically possible, such as designing the world’s deepest and longest subsea tunnel, engineering the world's longest lateral bridge slide, and creating resiliency by preparing our waterfronts and communities for ongoing climate change. COWI North America unites the former engineering specialist companies Buckland & Taylor, Jenny Engineering Corporation, Ben C. Gerwick and Ocean and Coastal Consultants.

They are seeking a Junior Bridge Engineer to join their team in Seattle, WA.  More information can be found in the job posting at https://career012.successfactors.eu/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&com...