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  • Life Scientist/Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist (Enforcement Officer/Inspector) Opening with the EPA

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is looking to bring recent graduates onto their team, and they have an inspection position open in Region 5, Enforcement & Compliance Assurance Division, Water Enforcement & Compliance Assurance Branch.  This is an office-centered position located in Chicago.  

    Go to this link for more information and to apply:

    The application process will be open from February 12 – 16, 2024 – only a few days!

  • Exclusive MEP and John Deere Networking

    John Deere is exclusively hosting MEP at Murphy's for an evening of informal networking. They are looking to hire MEP students for their Engineering Intern and Development Program (internships and full-time positions) in ECE, CS, ABE, MechSE, MatSE, ISE, and Aero majors of all ages. This event is come-and-go style so drop in whenever you have time. Business attire not expected nor required.

    RSVP at the link below:

  • DOE Science, Technology and Policy Opportunity - Office of Technology Transitions (OTT)

    Application Deadline 3/31/2023 3:00:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

    Who should apply? Level 1 candidates must have a bachelor's degree received in a scientific- or energy-relevant, technical subject area within the past five years.

    What is it?  The fellowship is offering four (4) candidates the opportunity to learn about the federal government and its role in commercializing energy technology with the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in Washington, D.C. You will participate in projects and activities in support of commercialization goals across the research, development, demonstration, and deployment continuum by guiding strategy, conducting analysis and designing and implementing funding programs in the following areas:

    Commercialization Programs

    Technology Transfer Policy

    Market Analysis

  • Jobs at GTI Energy

    Related majors: mechanical, electrical, chemical engineering, chemsitry majors, microbiology, biological science

    Since 1941, GTI Energy has contributed to the strengthening of energy systems and the communities they serve. As a leading research and training organization, we are focused on developing, scaling, and deploying energy transition solutions that improve lives, economies, and the environment. GTI Energy leverages the expertise of our trusted team of scientists, engineers, and partners to deliver impactful innovations needed for low-carbon, low-cost energy systems worldwide.

    Visit to view their job listings!

  • Life Scientist/Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist (Enforcement Officer) at the EPA

    Are you interested in working for the EPA? There’s a Life Scientist/Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist (Enforcement Officer) position open in our Chicago office. The position will be open from 11/29/22 to 12/5/22.

    This position is in Region 5, Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Division, Water Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Branch.  If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. About Region 5: Region 5 website

    Learn more about this agency

  • General Engineer/Physical Scientist/Life Scientist position at EPA

    Application Deadline: November 7, 2022

    At the entry level of this position, you will:

    • Conduct inspections and investigations of regulated facilities for compliance with applicable regulations, permits, or other federal requirements.
    • Provide technical advice and information on analytical methods, sampling techniques, etc., related to specific program areas, functions, or activities.
    • Recommend enforcement actions based upon inspection findings and EPA enforcement policies.
    • Provide regulatory compliance assistance to facilities during inspections, investigations, and compliance assistance visits.
    • Provide assistance to regional personnel, other federal, state, local, to tribal agencies, industry representatives, concerned pubic citizens on technical aspects of EPA laws and regulations.

    Apply at:



  • USA Jobs Training Opportunity for How to Apply for EPA Positions

    The U.S. EPA invites students from all backgrounds, both STEM and non-STEM, to join us for an overview of the federal hiring process, including how to apply to paid internships and recent graduate opportunities. EPA hiring experts will answer your questions and give you the best tips on how to start your career at EPA!

    2 dates:

    Wednesday, October 26th 2:00 - 3:00 PM EST

    • Join TEAMS Meeting by clicking HERE

    Thursday, October 27th 2:00 - 3:00 PM EST

    • Join TEAMS Meeting by clicking HERE
  • Southwest Research Institute Career Opportunities for University of Illinois Students

    Stop by Southwest Research Institute's booth at the Engineering Career Fair on September 14th!

    From Mark Saldana, "our engineers are incredibly passionate about the impact they make in the world, we would love to present to your members about how we pursue innovation. We are hosting interviews for internship and full time roles and would love to hire some University of Illlinois students! We have many entry level positions in our defense and intelligence solutions division, space science, intelligent systems, and automotive engineering! You can learn more about their initiatives related to national security and intelligence data by visiting their page:"

  • Job opening with he U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    Financial Analyst

    This position is in Region 5, Water Division, State & Tribal Programs & Support Branch, Section 2.

    If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. Salary will be based on the grade level for which you are selected.

    About region 5:

    Apply at

    Deadline - 09/01/2022 at 11:59pm

  • Amazon MS Fellowship at Columbia Engineering

    The Amazon MS Fellowship at Columbia Engineering is designed to increase the participation of students from underrepresented groups in graduate area in STEM disciplines. 

    The Amazon MS Fellowship includes:

    Full tuition and fees for completing the MS degree program requirements

    chance to participate in an internship at Amazon during academic semesters and the summer

    Supervision from industry professionals and a chance to be considered for career opportunities at Amazon after completing MS studies


    More information on our programs can be found on the Columbia Engineering Admission website.

    Please note in particular our Applications Deadlines.

  • Urban GIS - GIS Field Position Job Opportunity

    We are still in need of the following positions:

    - GIS Field Technician

    - Senior GIS Field Technician

    - GIS Field Intern

    This is for an on-going project with a utility company. This position will be in the field include gathering audit data on light poles in the greater Chicagoland area.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Uses specialized GPS equipment to report position and record data in company software.

    • Work with Auditing team.

    • Responsible for survey data

    • Responsible for all GPS equipment

    • Creates audit notes in software.

    • You will be heading out to various townships or cities to gather reports from GIS auditors.

    - May start as Part time and move to Full time

    - Can start Immediately

    Applicants must be within Chicago area and must have transportation.

    Send your application to:

  • Urban GIS - GIS Field Position Job Opportunity

    Company: Urban GIS

    GIS Field Position from entry to senior level 

    Currently looking to fill two positions

    - GIS FIeld Intern

    - GIS Field Technician

    Attached is information on the desired positions

    Looking to fill as soon as possible

    Check out their website for more information on Urban GIS and more information on their work in developing the citywide street light database for the Chicago Department of Transportation

  • SHPE Virtual Career Fair 12-4pm EDT April 18

    Register here for SHPE's Virtual Career Fair on April 18, 2020 from 12:00-4:00pm EDT. Please have your resume ready. Registration closes April 15. 

  • DGS Summer Job

    The Division of General Studies (DGS) is seeking undergraduate student leaders to assist with our New Student Registration program. Candidates must be available for full day training May 13-16, 2019. Peer advisors will be responsible for working approximately 25 hours per week from May 28-July 2. The pay for this position is $10 per hour. There will be hosting two informational sessions so students can learn more about this position. It’s not required that a student attend one of these to apply, but we do highly encourage their attendance. February 26: 9-10am in IUB 514; March 5: 3-4pm in IUB 514 

    Email a cover letter, resume and three references to Jessica Arnold, by 5pm on March 25, 2019. Applications received after 5pm will not be considered. Application deadline is March 25 at 5pm.

  • Dept of Defense Full Scholarship and Employment Agreement

    A full tuition scholarship while in school
    An annual stipend
    Summer research internships
    A job after graduating in their STEM field at a cutting edge Department of Defense Facility

    *Must be U.S. Citizen over 18 years of age
    *3.0 Minimum GPA

  • Summer Employment with IEFX

    Resident Advisor: 10-12 hours/week, Junior+, good academic standing, will reside at Nugent Hall for entirety of program, meet with small groups each week to discuss their experience, identify student needs and concerns, enforce program policies, provide workshops to support transition to university life. 

    Program Advisor: 20-25 hours/week, any class, good academic standing, meet with each student 4x on-on-one to discuss their experience, assist instructor including prep and grading, serve as tutor, enforce program policies

  • UIUC Summer Job

    Sticking around campus this summer? Help with registration!
    Registration Director: 40hrs/wk @$12/hr | Deadline: March 2nd
    Registration Assistant: 10-15hrs/wk @ $10/hr | Deadline: March 16th

  • USA Jobs Opening

    Recent Environmental Engineering graduates – Work for The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an Interdisciplinary Environmental Engineer/Physical Scientist.  Application deadline: September 27, 2016

  • Big Ten Career Expo

    This expo is an opportunity for all Big Ten students and alumni to be introduced to top-tier employers that are interested in hiring for full-time or internship positions within their companies. Register today!

  • Environmental Development Manager Position

    Attention Civil Engineers: Work at the CHA as an Environmental Development Manager. Apply today!

  • IDOT Civil Engineer Openings

    Are you a civil engineer graduating in December or May? Application deadline: November 12, 2015.

  • NASA Pathways Internship Program

    Become a part of the NASA team starting January 2016! Application deadline: Friday, October 9, 2015

  • Crawford, Murphy & Tilly , Inc. (CMT)

    Job opening: entry level civil engineer. Apply today.

  • HACU Offers Internships and Full-Time Opportunites with Hormel

    Hormel is recruiting right now.

  • Goldman Sachs Strats Business: Siebel Center Info Session

    Internships, career opportunities, networking, and more. Register today!

  • Wastewater Engineering Position

    The application deadline is January 2.  This person would be working for the next 1-2 years on the wastewater operator study guides and all aspects of  implementing NR 114 – our operator certification code, as well as collection system O&M and CMOM related work and training.

  • Entry-level Job for Electrical Engineers

    On behalf of Milhouse, we would like you to share the attached job opportunity with your MEP students – soon-to-be and recent grads alike!  This is an excellent entry-level position and all interested candidates are welcome to apply.

    Please contact me if we can be of any other assistance to you in this regard.

    Thank you for your consideration and support!


    Shelley A. Krivich| Technical Staff Recruiter
    Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc.
    60 E. Van Buren St., STE 1501 | Chicago, IL 60605
    D: 312.994.8707 | O: 312.987.0061 | F: 312.987.0071

  • Rolls-Royce @ Expo

    Rolls-Royce will be at the Engineering EXPO next Monday and Tuesday at the Illini Union.  If you would like to stop by and drop off a resume, we would be happy to speak with you about our co-op program, upcoming summer internship opportunities as well as full-time openings.

    Please apply online at using position number 45906 for an engineering co-op, 44935 for a summer internship and 44616 for full-time positions including our Graduate Development Program.  This will make you eligible for an on-campus interview.

    We will also be having an info session on Monday, 9/23/13 from 5 – 7 p.m. at Engineering Hall 106B8.  It is a good opportunity to stop by and mingle with Rolls-Royce recruiters and hiring managers.  Be sure to bring your resume!

  • Job Opportunity

    The Roderick Group, Inc. (TRG) has an opening for a civil engineer to assist in the preparation of Phase I studies (preliminary engineering and reports) and Phase II design (contract plans, specifications, and estimates) for transportation projects.


    Please read more for further information.

  • GE Lighting is Hiring!!

    For immediate consideration, please submit your resume by June 3, 2013!!

    GE Lighting is HIRING and they are hosting a special Exploratory Hiring Event on June 14th! They have some exciting career opportunities available in Bucyrus, OH, Circleville, OH, Cleveland, OH, Lexington, KY, Somerset, KY, and Mattoon, IL.

    Please read more for further information.

  • Summer 2013 Employment Available

    Applications being accepted until April 26, 2013 

    Illinois Connections in Engineering (ICE) is now accepting applications for these positions:

    • Resident Counselor
    • Classroom Aide


    Please read more for further information

  • Applications Being Accepted

    Applications now being accepted until April 19, 2013  -  

    La Casa Cultural Latina is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 Student Staff. We are looking for students for the following positions:

    •          Programming
    •          Community Outreach
    •          META (Retention)


    Please read more for further information



  • GATX Corporation is Hiring

    GATX is looking for talented students from a variety of backgrounds for their Corporate Analyst Program (CAP) and Operations Analyst Program (OP). The ideal CAP candidate has a Bachelors degree with a 3.0 minimum GPA, strong intellectual horsepower, an analytical mind, a demonstrated work ethic and an interest in the transportation industry. Potential OP candidates will also meet these qualifications along with holding a degree in Engineering or other related technical area relevant to industrial operations. GATX is a leader in their industry and provides fantastic growth opportunities for their employees to excel! To learn more and apply for these positions, log-in to I-Link and search for Job ID#65422 (CAP) and 65318 (OP).