blog posts Invitation to Apply for Undergraduate Research Experience at IIDAI 2022-2023 Apr 18, 2022 1:00 pm18 views The IBM-Illinois Discovery Accelerator Institute is a new model of academic-industry partnership designed to increase access to technology education and skill development to spur breakthroughs in emerging areas of technology including hybrid cloud and AI, quantum computing, accelerated materials discovery, and sustainability to accelerate the discovery of solutions to complex global challenges. Leading scientists and engineering from both IBM and The Grainger College of Engineering are partnering on a variety of projects. Application Deadline: April 26, 11:59PM CST For questions, please contact Dr. Tasha Mamaril (email@example.com) Cornell University: (FLAME) Summer Program Mar 8, 2022 12:30 am13 views June 5 to August 5, 2022 Application deadline: March 18, 2022 The Cornell FLAME Summer Program provides students from historically underrepresented backgrounds a unique opportunity to launch into a Ph.D. program through enhanced summer research experience and through a subsequent fast-tracked/prioritized admission into the Cornell MAE Ph.D. program with tailored programmatic and financial support. It is designed for students interested in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Biomechanics, Bioengineering, Energy and Sustainability, Robotics and Autonomy, and Space Science and Engineering. Questions: please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Purdue's Early Discovery Program Feb 28, 2022 5:45 pm0 views Purdue University College of Engineering is now accepting applications for our Early Discovery event! Be empowered to build your network and discover your next step. This interactive two-day FREE online event will feature expert speakers and interactive discussions on topics like: Is Grad School for Me?, Graduate School Funding, Careers with a Graduate Degree, and more! Application Deadline: Submit your Early Discovery application no later than March 10, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. EST. This event is not your typical campus visit. Participants will learn from pre-watch materials and come to Early Discovery prepared to engage with presenters and other participants. Early Discovery aims to help participants build a professional network. Join us, and encourage your friends to apply, too! Our supportive network is here to help you learn and succeed: before, during, and after the event. NCSA is offering two summer programs Feb 6, 2022 11:45 am14 views Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) The Future of Discovery: Training Students to Build and Apply Open Source Machine Learning Models and Tools (FODOMMaT) program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) is seeking students to apply for a 10-week paid summer training experience in machine learning. Successful applicants will work full-time on one of cutting-edge FODOMMaT research projects that develop open-source machine learning models and tools and use them to solve real-world problems. The applications are due March 15, 2022. The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) has a history of nurturing innovative concepts, and some of the best ideas have come from highly motivated, creative undergraduate students. The SPIN program will be accepting applicants for the Summer 2022 session starting from January 21, 2022. The applications are due March 21, 2022. If any questions, please contact Olena Kindratenko at email@example.com. UC Irvine Center for Complex and Active Materials Research Experiences for Undergraduates Feb 3, 2022 5:00 pm4 views The CCAM Materials REU is an 8-week program with a focus on research to discover new materials and novel functionalities through structural design and molecular-scale control. CCAM REU program will support up to 18 participants in: (1) a one-week boot camp introducing fundamentals of MSE concepts to provide baseline knowledge to succeed on their REU project; (2) design and execution of interdisciplinary materials research projects: (3) preparation for applying to advanced degree programs in the physical sciences and engineering; and 4) seminars and enrichment activities to build students’ skills to be successful in graduate programs. Date: June 19 – August 12, 2022 Location: University of California, Irvine Application Deadline: Monday, February 28, 2022, at 5:00 PM PST UIUC: Grainger Engineering Preview Weekend (MERGE) Aug 2, 2021 10:45 am24 views Learn more about Grainger Engineering graduate programs in the virtual 2021 Multicultural Engineering Recruitment for Graduate Education (MERGE) Event on September 24, 2021, 2:00-5:30 pm central time. Apply now for MERGE 2021 OMSA Fall Tutoring and Advising Sep 9, 2020 4:15 pm2 views OMSA Fall 2020 tutoring and advising schedule and StudentLingo interactive success workshops. PwC Events Jan 22, 2020 10:30 am504 views Event: PwC Info Night Who: Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors in a 5-year program Date: Monday, February 3rd, 2020 Event: Start & Career Preview Info Night Date: Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 10-Week Summer Program Nov 8, 2019 10:45 am10 views Community-Academic Scholars InitiativeFor undergraduates from any discipline interested in addressing critical issues in the areas of health equity, brain health, and poverty or social inequality. Deadline: February 1, 2020 2017 Stemposium Nov 15, 2017 3:00 pm3 views Don’t Miss Out: Call for Performances for the 2017 STEMposium! The Engineering for Social Justice Scholars Program is hosting a public arts event called STEMposium, on Thursday, December 7th, 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Illini Union Courtyard Café. This event will include a series of short performances such as spoken word poetry, stories, skits, monologues, dialogues, theatrical vignettes, songs, stand-up comedy, mini documentaries, etc. related to the following theme: intersections of STEM and issues of identity, power, education, ethics, engagement, and/or social justice. Our goal is to create a collection of performances that raise public awareness of issues related to STEM and social justice and to inspire others into action. We hope to help the audience understand alternative perspectives and experiences in new ways and to think critically about education and engineering for social justice. We are looking for individual students or student groups who care about social justice and would be interested in collaborating on this event. If you’re interested, please use the link below to submit an idea for a performance. To allow enough time for screening performances and planning the overall program, submissions are due NO LATER THAN November 15. If you are interested in participating, but need some help to brainstorm/workshop ideas or obtain feedback about your concept for a performance, please contact Valeri Werpetinski at firstname.lastname@example.org UIUC Graduate and Professional School Fair Sep 19, 2017 10:30 pm41 views Wednesday, October 18,2017. 12 - 4PM. Illini Union, Rooms, A,B,C. Join us for Grad School Prep Month! - Attend a workshop before and after the Graduate and Professional School Fair. 10/4 Finding Research Opportunities 616 E. Green St., Champaign, Room 213, 4-5 p.m. 10/5 Exploring Graduate School 616 E. Green St., Champaign, Room 213, 3-4 p.m. 10/11 Crafting Your Personal Statement 616 E. Green St.,Champaign, Room 213, 4-5 p.m. 10/12 Making the Most of the Graduate and Professional School Fair 616 E. Green St.,Champaign, Room 213, 3-4 p.m. 10/26 Taking the Next Step: After the Graduate & Professional School Fair 616 E. Green St.,Champaign, Room 213, 3-4 p.m. 10/27 International Graduate Student Panel: How to Prepare for Graduate School Applications 616 E. Green St.,Champaign, Room 213, 4-6 p.m. Undergraduate Research Resource Fair Sep 15, 2017 2:00 pm27 views SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 DROP BY ANYTIME between 4:00 – 6:00 PM Illini Union Rooms ABC LEARN about engineering research EXPLORE research opportunities NETWORK with researchers Volunteer for the ECS Career Fair Sep 9, 2017 2:30 pm4 views Want a chance to do some potential networking while helping others do the same? Volunteer for the ECS Career Fair happening on Sept 12! Not only are there a lot of opportunities for students to give just an hour or two of their time, it’s also a great way for students to be able to see the event if they’ve never been to a Career Fair before! If you would like to help out just go to this link: https://www.volunteersignup.org/84B3C Grad School Seminar Feb 14, 2017 1:30 pm0 views Thinking about Graduate School? Join us on March 6 in 106B1 Engineering Hall at 4pm to learn more about graduate school, applying to graduate school and Engineering at Illinois graduate programs. Topics will include selecting a program, the application process, and much more! If you have any questions, please contact Rhonda McElroy at email@example.com SpeakUp! - Engineering Ambassadors' Speaking Competition Feb 14, 2017 1:30 pm21 views Do you want a chance to express yourself? Do you encourage sustainability? Speech is powerful. Here is a chance for you to expand your communication skills and win fabulous prizes. The Speaking Competition is hosted by the University of Illinois Engineering Ambassadors, sponsored by Monsanto. An info session is happening Tonight (February 14th) at 5:30pm in 106B1 EH. Theme: Environment, Conservation, SustainabilityAll STEM (Science Technology Engineering or Mathematics) Majors welcome. Prizes of $200, $100, $50 will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners, respectively.Accepted contestants will be REQUIRED to attend a public speaking workshop on Sunday March 5th from 9am - 5pm. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Midnight, February 19thApply here: https://goo.gl/forms/OoZVf22pp2eCTPfg1Your submission will be reviewed and results will be announced by February 24th Any questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org Master of Engineering in Energy Systems Feb 7, 2017 12:00 pm4 views February 20, 2017, Monday3:00 - 4:00 PM114 Transportation Building Information Session: MASTER OF ENGINEERING IN ENERGY SYSTEMS Designed for professional engineers, the Master of Engineering in Energy Systems program prepares students for work in the private sector, government and non-governmental organizations in a diversifying global energy systems environment. Applications are due JUNE 1, 2017 to start in the Fall 2017 Term Contact Amy McCullough (email@example.com) if you have questions. Spring 2017 Conference Travel Grant Competition Feb 7, 2017 12:00 pm8 views Need funding to present your work at a conference? The campus-wide Illinois Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) provides awards up to $350 for undergraduate students to travel to professional conferences to present their research posters and/or papers. These awards are meant for students who will present their work. Competition Deadlines Spring 2017Applications due: March 6 at 11:59PM Fall 2017Application period: September 6 - October 16, 2017 Eligibiilty - Students must be in good academic standing during the term the award is received- Students graduating in December can apply for and may receive an ward for travel during the following spring semester- Students may only receive one Conference Travel Grant Award per academic year- Students must include in the application: conference dates and location, evidence that conference participation has been confirmed, itemized estimated expenses (or actual expenses for recently completed travel), and possible (or actual) support from mentors and departments Online Application: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/6643104 For more information please visit: OUR Conference Travel Grant Competition Campus-Wide Undergraduate Research Symposium Jan 27, 2017 11:45 am2 views Submissions are due on February 1, 2017! The campus-wide Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS) which will be on April 27, 2017. You may submit an abstract or title that has not been finalized. Online submission at: http://go.illinois.edu/urs2017 Submission Deadline: February 1, 2017, Wednesday, 11:59 PM NSF REU on the Internet of Things at UCF Jan 27, 2017 11:45 am20 views The Computer Science Department at the University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL) will hold a 10-week 2017 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) on the Internet of Things. REU students will be trained in research-based theory and applications of the technologies used in this fast-moving interdisciplinary field. The REU students will join well-established research groups under the close supervision of faculty with expertise in security, privacy, data analytics, healthcare simulations, and social computing. REU Program Dates: May 22 - July 28, 2017 Eligibility Sophomore, junior, or senior undergraduatesMajors: computer science, computer, electrical, mechanical engineering and information technologyMust be US citizens or permanent residentsMinimum overall GPA of 2.7 Program Benefits $5000 stipend$600 travel allowanceOn-campus housingMeal allowance Online application: http://iotreu.cs.ucf.edu/ Application deadline: March 1, 2017 For inquiries, please contact: Dr. Damla Turgut at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Yier Jin at email@example.com BP Early Engagement Programs Jan 26, 2017 1:00 pm41 views Applications for early engagement programs with BP are currently open and being accepted through March 16, 2017. Each program application requires completion of a virtual interview. To successfully prepare applicants for virtual interviews, BP will host a Lunch and Learn on February 2, 2017. BP will be on campus for the following events: Wednesday, February 1stBusiness Spring Career Fair (2-7p) Thursday, February 2ndBP Lunch and Learn – Virtual Interviewing (11-12p)Time: 11:00 AMLocation: Wohlers Hall, Room 370 Students can register for these events at www.bp.com/uscampus/events Undergraduate Research Workshop - Spring 2017 Nov 30, 2016 3:00 pm0 views The College of Engineering's UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH WORKSHOP will be held on Wednesday, JANUARY 18, 2017 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM in Rooms ABC of the Illini Union. This workshop, which is held only in the spring, is brought to you by the Engineering Council's Deans Student Advisory Committee (DSAC). This is an opportunity for you to learn more about getting involved in research! Join us for an evening of discussions about undergraduate research. Mark Your Calendars! WHAT: Undergraduate Research WorkshopWHEN: Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 5:30 -7:30PMWHERE: Rooms ABC Illini Union Registration is FREE, please pre-register by January 4, 2017! Food and drinks will be provided! REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP Undergraduate Research Symposium 2017 - Now accepting student submissions Nov 2, 2016 11:45 am26 views The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), set for Thursday, April 27. The URS is the signature event of Undergraduate Research Week (April 23-29), and brings together students, faculty, and staff from all disciplines on the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus, as well as corporate partners and sponsors, to learn more about undergraduate research and its potential to change the world. Learn more and apply by Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Questions may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org; please put “URS Application” in the subject line. Harry S. Truman Scholarship - for juniors Oct 10, 2016 9:15 am0 views The National and International Scholarships Program is offering a two-day event about the Harry S. Truman Scholarship which offers $30,000 towards graduate study in public service fields. Only Juniors are eligible for the award. Thursday, Oct. 13 from 3:30-4:30 – Information session & discussion w/ former Truman Scholar. Friday, Oct. 14 from 3:30-4:30 – Workshop on how to craft a Truman Application. *Both sessions held in the Illini Union Bookstore, 5th Floor, Rm 514. SPIN (Students Pushing Innovation) Internship Program Oct 3, 2016 4:00 pm0 views Work on leading-edge research projects to improve our world with NCSA. Learn more Fall 2016 OMSA Enrichment Activities Sep 27, 2016 11:30 am0 views Participate in events sponsored by OMSA. Learn more here Engineering Ambassadors Accepting Applications Sep 12, 2016 4:00 pm0 views Inspire middle and high school students to challenge conventional ideas about science and engineering by becoming and Engineering Ambassador. Application deadline: Thursday, September 15, 2016. United Airlines internship recruiting at UIUC Sep 6, 2016 4:00 pm99 views Attention juniors and seniors majoring in Industrial Engineering or Systems Engineering and Design – Learn about internship opportunities available at United Airlines at the following events: Information Session Tuesday, September 6th 7:30 PM Transportation Building, Room 114 ECS Career Fair Wednesday, September 7th 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM Activities and Recreation Center Please email Kelsey Blake email@example.com with any questions about these upcoming events Provost's Undergraduate Student Advisory Board – Accepting Applications Aug 24, 2016 3:15 pm0 views Contribute to campus as a member of the Provost’s Undergraduate Student Advisory Board. Application deadline: Friday, September 9, 2016 Loyola Medical College Applying to Med School and Post-Bac Informational Session Mar 17, 2016 10:30 am16 views Interested in medical school? Come to this informational session: Date: Thursday, March 17, 2016 Time: 5:00-7:00 Location: 160 English Building Thursday, March 17, 2016 Time: 5:00-7:00 Location: 160 English Building Spring 2016 Premed Workshops for Engineers Feb 4, 2016 3:30 pm0 views Do you want to become a doctor? Attend the spring 2016 premed workshops for engineers. Spring Career Fairs Feb 2, 2016 4:30 pm0 views Engineering Career Fair February 9 – 10 2:00 – 7:00 pm at the Illini Union Engineering/Founders Startup Career Fair February 11 2:00 – 6:00 pm at the Illini Union Engineering Employment Expo February 18 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the ARC Research Park Corporate Internships and Careers Fair March 15 4:30 pm at the Research Park, 1900 South First Street, Champaign Portuguese/Brazilian Studies Major and Minor Course Info Session Nov 13, 2015 3:00 pm0 views Thinking about international business, agriculture, engineering, or Latin American affairs, in addition to area/cultural/language studies? Learn more on Tuesday, November 17 at 11:00am in FLB 1080 – Lucy Ellis Lounge Microsoft On-Campus Visits Sep 18, 2015 11:15 am0 views Microsoft will be on campus. Come out to be seen and heard! Students of Color Abroad May 11, 2015 2:45 pm12 views Why do more students of color need to study abroad? Learn more here Illinois Scholars Undergraduate Research (ISUR) Poster Expo Apr 14, 2015 9:45 am39 views Come by 104 Illini Union between 4:30-6:30PM and listen to undergraduate students talk about the research they are involved in! Snacks will be served. Please contact Natasha Mamaril for more information. Now Hiring: La Casa Cultural Latina Apr 9, 2015 2:00 pm0 views Join La Casa to assist with event programming, community outreach and more. Application deadline: April 24, 2015 Making Your Major Decision Workshop Mar 24, 2015 2:30 pm2 views Learn about how you can find a major that's right for you. 2015 Bio Nanotechnology Summer Institute: July 27-August 7, 2015 Mar 9, 2015 9:15 am0 views Network and train with experts in the field. Application deadline: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 New Bioimaging REU - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Feb 11, 2015 10:30 am0 views Spend 10 weeks training and performing research in biomedicine! Application deadline: March 15, 2015 Illinois Leadership Program – Imprint Feb 9, 2015 3:00 pm0 views Register today to develop skills to become a successful leader. Summer Internships for Native Americans in Genomics (SING) Jan 15, 2015 4:30 pm0 views This workshop will be held August 2-9 here at UIUC. Apply today Tutoring/Academic Coaching Positions Available Nov 25, 2014 10:15 am1 views Visit OMSA and apply today. Conflict Resolution Training Opportunity Nov 25, 2014 9:30 am2 views Develop your conflict resolution skills. Deadline: Jan. 26 The Hoeft Technology & Management Program Nov 7, 2014 9:00 am2 views Learn more at the info sessions. The ECS Winter Job Shadow Program Oct 24, 2014 3:30 pm3 views Explore potential career opportunities. Register today! Harvard Business School MBA Opportunity Oct 22, 2014 9:00 am1 views Visit the Career Center on October 29 at 7 for more information. Goldman Sachs Strats Business: Siebel Center Info Session Sep 18, 2014 12:30 pm7 views Internships, career opportunities, networking, and more. Register today! Join Illinois Engineering Ambassadors! Sep 15, 2014 3:00 pm3 views Tell younger students what engineering is all about! Attend the info session on Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm in 1265 DCL to learn more! IEFX NetWORK Lunch Series Mar 7, 2014 3:15 pm4 views Dear Students, Be sure to join us for the IEFX NetWORK Lunch Series. These lunches are part of our commitment to support you in your academic and professional development. Space is limited, please RSVP using the form linked below. If you are unable to sign-up, don’t worry because there will be several events in the future. Please be sure to check your schedule before signing up! Lunch Series: Boeing Wednesday, March 12th 112 Engineering Hall 12:00pm-1:00pm RSVP at https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/2403150 IEFX Network Lunch Series - P & G Feb 18, 2014 3:00 pm13 views Be sure to join us for the IEFX Network Lunch Series. These lunches and workshops are part of our commitment to support you in your academic and professional development. Space is limited, please RSVP using the form linked below. If you are unable to sign-up, don’t worry because there will be several events in the future. Please be sure to check your schedule before signing up! Lunch Series: Procter & Gamble Wednesday, February 19th 112 Engineering Hall 12:00pm-1:00pm RSVP at https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/2066008 -- P&G is the world’s largest and most profitable consumer products company, with nearly $84 billion in sales. More information found at http://www.pg.com/en_US/index.shtml To gain the most out of this experience we recommend that you research the company and bring a smile, your appetite, and a list of questions that you would like to ask. Remember you have the opportunity to receive a free lunch, learn about the company, start creating contacts, and gain insight into potential internship opportunities that may give you an edge after graduation. For any questions please feel free to contact Ndubuisi Egekeze at firstname.lastname@example.org .