September 03, 2016

With the career fair just around the corner, we're hoping we can provide you with a multitude of opportunities with which you can learn more about companies and meet with recruiters!

WECE Events

BP Tech Talk

BP is one of the world's leading integrated oil and gas companies. They provide customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving, and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes and packaging.

Please join this tech talk event to learn about exciting internship and full-time technology opportunities in BP’s downtown Chicago and Houston offices. Snacks and prizes will be provided!

When: Wednesday, September 7th, 7:30 - 8:30 PM

Where: ECEB 1015

Yaskawa Tech Talk

Yaskawa is the world’s largest manufacturer of ac drives and motion control products, including adjustable frequency drives, servo amplifiers, servomotors and machine controllers.

To learn about what they do and the internship and co-op programs that they offer, please attend this event.  Insomnia Cookies will be provided!

When: Thursday, September 8th, 8:30 - 9:30 PM

Where: ECEB 1013

Capital One iDCL Site Visit and Banquet

Capital One, a company largely known for their banking products and credit cards, is growing exponentially in the field of technology and hiring more engineers than ever before.

This event will involve a site visit at Capital One's location down in research park (transportation will be provided), where you will get the chance to listen to a speaker over dinner, meet graduated UIUC students who now work at Capital One, and engage in an interactive activity.  It is a great way to learn about the internship and full-time opportunities that Capital One offers to undergraduate and graduate students in engineering.

If you are interested in attending, please fill out this form by September 8th at 11:59 PM!

When: Tuesday, September 13th, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Where: Capital One's Illinois Digital Campus Lab in Research Park

Resume Book

Companies (such as AT&T, Consumers Energy, etc.) have expressed an interest in browsing our resume book for potential candidates (from undergraduate freshmen to graduate students) for their internship/co-op/full-time positions.  If you are interested in having recruiters take a look at your resume from our secure, password-protected book, please send your resume to Annika Dugad at!

Additional Opportunities

AT&T Experience Weekend

AT&T Experience Weekend is the best possible way for STEM students to get an inside look at what it’s like to work with us. U of I students would join select college students from all over the country at our headquarters in Dallas, Texas for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to connect with our top innovators and test-drive the latest technology straight from the labs. And that’s not to mention all the contests and prizes that go along with the chance to jump start their career and collaborate with the best in one of our Technology Development tracks. This experience is an all-expenses paid weekend of innovation, fun, challenges and even interviews with the chance for a job offer. Apply today at The application deadline is September 30th!

GE Digital Technology Leadership Program

GE's DTLP is a 2-year, 4-rotation development program targeted towards university students, with both intern and full-time positions available (i-Link listings: 139258 for internship and 139259 for full-time). DTLPs get the opportunity to try out different roles, living locations, and technologies, all while receiving program-specific training as well as consistent mentorship from senior GE leaders. For more information, please take a look at this website.

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