Fall 2018 Events and Seminars
Thursday, August 23 | 3 to 6:30 pm | By invite only to new incoming Summer and Fall 2018 engineering graduate students. | Presentations: Professionally-oriented Master’s Program Breakout Session – Grad College Overview / Career Services ; PhD and Thesis-based Master’s Programs Breakout Session – Grad College Overview / Research at Illinois
CPT Process and Guidelines
Tuesday, September 4 | 4 pm | Location: 103 Transportation Building |Presented by Stephanie Dvorachek and Amy McCullough | Add to Calendar
Fall Industry Networking Event
Engineering Career Fair
Tuesday-Wednesday, September 11-12 | ARC | Add to Calendar
Engineering Graduate Student Hike
Saturday, September 22 | 10 am | Allerton Park in Monticello, IL | Add to Calendar
A charter bus will leave the Illini Union at 9:30 am. Please email Abby Dillingham to reserve your seat. There is room for 55 students and reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Friends and family are most welcome to join us on the hike, but they will be responsible for their own transportation. Please pack a lunch and bring plenty of water.
How to Effectively Manage the Stress of Graduate School
Monday, October 15 | Noon | Location: 2101 Everitt Lab | Presented by Patricia Rickets and Tzu-An Hu from the Counseling Center | Add to Calendar
Engineering Graduate Student Appreciation Group Photo
Wednesday, October 24 | Noon | North Engineering Quad between ECE and CSL | Add to Calendar
Pizza will be served following the photo! In addition, the photo will be shared with all students. Here is last year’s photo – Group Photo / In Line for Pizza Photo. Help us pack the quad with all 4,000 engineering graduate students.
How to Handle Difficult Situations Successfully in your Career
Wednesday, October 31 | Noon |3002 Electrical and Computer Engineering Building | Presented by Professor Emerita C.K. Gunsalus, Director of the National Center for Professional and Research Ethics | Add to Calendar
Importance of an Inclusive, Respectful Work Environment in Assistantship Appointments
Tuesday, November 6 | Noon | B02 CSL Auditorium | Presented by Heather Horn, Illinois Human Resources | Add to Calendar
Spring 2019 Events and Engineering Graduate Seminars
How to Create Your Own Professional Brand Online with Social Media
Thursday, January 31 | Noon |3310 Newmark | Presented by Professor Janice Marie Collins, College of Media | Add to Calendar
Spring Industry Networking Event
Tuesday, February 5 | 6:30 pm | Location: TBA | Must RSVP | Add to Calendar
How Industry Creates Inclusive Work Environments
Wednesday, February 20 | Noon to 1 pm | Location: TBA | Presented by Evan Fowlers, Senior Program Manager for Diversity & Inclusion at Ameren | Add to Calendar
Tips for Successful Strategic Planning
Seminar information will be posted by end of September.
Importance of Mentors
Wednesday, March 27 | Noon | Location: TBA | Presented by Daniel Wong | Add to Calendar
Importance of Teamwork
Monday, April 15 | Noon to 1 pm | Location: TBA | Presented by Illinois Leader Center | Add to Calendar.