Undergraduate Blog

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July 30, 2018

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is looking to hire tutors for all levels of ENG courses for the Fall 2018 semester. Any students that would be interested in earning a little bit of extra money and helping out other students on campus can fill out the application at https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/8792291. The pay rate is $10 per hour for undergraduates, and $12 per hour for graduate students.

July 26, 2018

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has an entry level Junior Engineer position in their Track Department. They are seeking recent graduates with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field. Attached is the description of the job. All interested students can apply on http://web.mta.info/mta/employment. Search for job opening 92378.


July 26, 2018

The enrollment cap on the TSM 232 Materials and Construction Systems Course has been increased.  Register now to claim your spot!


Course Description

Selection, use, and maintenance of hand and power tools; shop safety; selection of building and roofing materials; concrete masonry construction; and site preparation. Includes laboratory.

July 26, 2018

SET Engineering, LLC is a progressive land development engineering firm focusing on site civil design and traffic engineering for projects in southwest Colorado and Utah. 

SET is seeking a civil engineer with 1-6 years of experience specifically in land development, grading, drainage, and road design.  A degree in engineering, FE minimum, and AutoCAD or MicroStation experience is required.  Pay is commensurate on experience.  The position is in beautiful Durango, CO. 

Expected commitment is full time.  The schedule is flexible and compensation may be hourly or salary depending on the candidate and expectations.  Send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to resume@setengineering.com

July 26, 2018

Please see the attached flyer for information on NPRE 461 - Probabilistic Risk Assessment