Uncovering Deloitte: Well-being and Inclusion

In the spirit of wellness, the Deloitte team would like to invite you to Uncovering Deloitte, an event where you will learn about their culture, benefits, and commitment to Empowered Well-being.

Location: Memorial Stadium – Colonnades Club (201 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, IL)

Date: Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:15 PM CST

Attendees: Freshmen & Sophomores

Attire: Casual – workout clothes encouraged! J  

Agenda: 

5:00 - 5:10 PM

Arrive and Check-In

5:10 – 5:15 PM

Welcome and Logistics

5:15 – 5:40 PM

Empowered Wellbeing Presentation

5:40 - 6:10 PM

Inclusion Council Panel  

6:10 – 7:15 PM

Networking Sessions: Learning Hubs, Zen Zone, & Inclusion Council

7:15 PM

That’s a wrap!

Please RSVP HERE by Monday, January 14th to let us know if you are able to attend!

If you have any additional questions, don’t hesitate to reach out.

OTCR Recruitment

OTCR Consulting is a student student-run consulting firm that works with real companies, ranging from Fortune 500 to local start-ups. They focus on 3 types of projects: Business Strategy, Tech Strategy, and Tech Implementation. Their info nights are on 1/17 (Thursday) at Engineering Hall, and 1/22 (Tuesday) at Lincoln Hall. Preferred dress is business casual. 

Illinois Business Consulting

Illinois Business Consulting: Info Session & Application

Illinois Business Consulting is the nation’s largest student-run, fee-based consulting firm. As a consultant, you will solve real business problems for real clients, ranging from startup to Fortune 500. You will gain access to technical development, a global alumni network, and strong corporate partnerships so you can succeed in a variety of fields.Students from all majors and years are encouraged to apply!

→ Register for the info session on Dec. 12, 6–7 PM @ BIF 3009

→ Apply to be a consultant by Dec. 14

→ Apply to be a strategic operations consultant (details) by Dec. 12

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training

When: January 23rd 2019 – 6:00PM to 9:30 PM

Where: University of Illinois – Materials Science and Engineering Building – Room 305

Registration: https://leadinggreen.com/Illinois

Want to get involved in sustainability? Opportunities are plentiful and LEED is at the forefront!

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. Buildings can become LEED Certified as can people! The LEED Green Associate is the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field.

 

To date, this course and its materials have proven to be instrumental in helping over 8000 students pass their respective exam at a 100% pass rate. This course is offered at a quarter of the price and time as the competition and is geared at allowing students to graduate with letters after their name!

 

This course meets the exam’s eligibility requirements and the USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can be taken at any time at your nearest Prometric center. Save money by reserving your spot today and make a positive difference in your career!

 

Early-Bird Cost: $300 ($200 for full time students)

To register for the class please visit: https://leadinggreen.com/Illinois

 

Please contact the instructor Lorne directly with any questions at info@leadinggreen.com

Illinois Consulting Academy

Illinois Consulting Academy, in partnership with Business Career Services, invites freshmen and sophomores to participate in the inaugural Consulting 101 event! See the attached flyer and read below for additional information.

Link to apply: bit.ly/consulting-101

Date: Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Deloitte Auditorium

Program: Opportunity to learn about consulting RSOs from their senior leadership, and learn about various consulting firms and roles, through a panel and an open networking session. Programming will cover the differences between organizations, firms, and the recruitment process

Consulting RSOs Presenting: IBC, OTCR, EntreCORPS, SCNO, ICON and CUBE.

Panel of Former Interns from the Following Firms: Bain and Company, Crowe, Deloitte, EY, Healthscape, KPMG, McKinsey, PwC, Stax, and West Monroe Partners

Who Can Participate: Freshmen and sophomores in Business, Engineering, and non-Business/Engineering majors looking to learn about consulting and receive an introduction to the various types of consulting and organizations that exist. No consulting experience is required.

Seats are limited, so registration will be conducted through a lottery process. 

Step 1: Review the details of the program and determine if you are interested, qualified, and available to attend on Monday, December 3rd from 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm.

Step 2: Complete this request form by 12:00 PM on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 to secure your lottery ticket.

Step 3: You will be notified by 5 pm on Friday, November 30 if you are confirmed, wait-listed, or not qualified to participate. If you are confirmed, you are expected to attend so that the limited seats are not wasted. 

Here is the URL to register: bit.ly/consulting-101

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Windy City AOC Scholarship Award Program

This scholarship opportunity is for upperclass undergraduates in STEM majors, with an interest in National Defense.  U.S. citizenship is required, as is an academic record of maintaining a 3.0 grade point average or better.  The deadline has been extended to November 30th.  

The scholarship candidate must be an upperclass undergraduate STEM major, with an interest in National Defense.  U.S. citizenship is required, as is an academic record of maintaining a 3.0 grade point average or better. 

Interested students should "self nominate" by submitting information to this collection mailbox:  WCAOCscholarship@gmail.com 

All scholarship info can be found at this site:

https://www.crows.org/members/group_content_view.asp?group=205192&id=706685

The Horizons Fellowship

The Horizons Fellowship is a fully-funded technology immersion fellowship for top university students from around the world.

Past Horizonites have come from schools like Harvard, Princeton, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, and more. We've had engineers, business students, liberal arts majors and designers take our program - they've gone on to receive product management, engineering, and venture capital offers from firms such as Google, Zappos.com, Yelp, Optimizely, Redfin, Insight Venture Partners, and Slack. Others are winning global hackathons and building their own startup ideas. 

The Horizons Fellowship 
The Horizons Fellowship supports 200 outstanding university students on a fully-funded experience in San Francisco, in their pursuit to become leaders in technology. Our programs provide immersive software engineering and web/mobile development courses geared towards high-achieving college students. Students need not have a computer science background! 

Horizons students have gone on to receive offers from firms such as Google, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, BCG, Visa, J.P. Morgan, and more 

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Applicants have hailed from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, Michigan and more. 

Interested students can start an application here! 

ITI Special Seminar: Security Practitioner Series: Kat Fitzgerald, Zebra Technologies

TITLE:

Security Practitioner Series

SPEAKER:

Kat Fitzgerald 
Zebra Tecnologies

DATE:

Friday, November 16, 2018, 3:00 P.M.

LOCATION:

Coordinated Science Lab (141)

Join ITI for a conversation in our security practitioner series as we learn about the career and day to day activities of a Principal Security Architect with decades of experience.

Biography:

Kat Fitzgerald (@rnbwkat on twitter)
@BsidesChicago / bsideschicago.org - Lead Organizer since 2017

First DEFCON was DC 3 (1995) with 16 speakers! Kat has many years in the Security field, with an emphasis on Security Operations, Incident Response and Purple Teams.

Most recently, Kat spent 5 years at Apple in Cupertino as Senior Security Architect/Engineer and in charge of Incident Response and the Security Operations Center. These days you will find Kat at Zebra Technologies as Principal Security Architect taking on the challenge of IoT, Cloud, k8s and Android security architectures and engineering. Based in Chicago and a natural creature of winter, you can typically find Kat sipping Casa Noble Anejo whilst simultaneously defending her systems using OSS, magic spells and Dancing Flamingos against a barrage of attackers. Honeypots are one of her favorite technologies, although they are now called "deceptive technologies," but she finds that they provide much more actual "threat intel" than most commercial services.

FREE MATHEMATICA WORKSHOP

The University of Illinois WebStore is hosting a workshop on Mathematica on October 23rd at 1:30 pm or 3 pm at the DCL, room L410.

This is a great opportunity to learn:

  • 5 easy ways to get started with Mathematica in the first 5 minutes of use.

  • Viewing and modifying ready-to-use classroom applications

  • Creating interactive slideshows that include nicely-formatted text and live calculations.

  • Programming basics, as well as data analysis, parallel computing, and model-creation and simulation. 

  • Wolfram|Alpha technology for new calculations as well as inclusion within current computations

...as well as coverage of engineering-specific features in Mathematica such as machine learning, code generation, control systems and more! 

This is suitable content for faculty, students, and researchers in any field of engineering.

Don't miss out on this workshop offered for FREE! 

The link to register is here: https://webstore.illinois.edu/shop/product.aspx?zpid=3516&shopby=1

54 - Annual Startup Weekend

Founders is running its 5th annual startup weekend, 54, focused on incubating a wide variety of startup ideas. It is a weekend-long event where students from a diverse set of backgrounds such as engineering, business, and design come together to work on startup ideas through ideation, prototyping, and pitching to entrepreneurs and professionals from the industry.

The Application Deadline is OCTOBER 3RD

To find out more go to:  http://54.io/  or email team@founders.illinois.edu

Apply here at : http://bit.ly/applyfor54

Check out the Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/557303721354816/

Coca-Cola Grant

Coca-Cola is looking for community changing ideas from people 18-24 years old and will be choosing 17 change-makers to receive one-time, $30,000 grants to help make their ideas a reality.

For details and to apply:  https://cocacola.promo.eprize.com/community/

They are looking for specific ideas in a number of communities across the country ranging from job readiness to empowering women and girls to promoting sustainability. There's also a national call for ideas around increasing recycling.

The application entails writing a description (up to 300 words) of your idea and optionally including a video. The deadline to apply is quickly approaching - October 15.

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training

When: September 26th 2018 – 6:00PM to 10:00 PM

Where: University of Illinois – Engineering Hall – Room 106B6

Registration: https://leadinggreen.com/Illinois

Want to get involved in sustainability? Opportunities are plentiful and LEED is at the forefront!

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. Buildings can become LEED Certified as can people! The LEED Green Associate is the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field.

To date, this course and its materials have proven to be instrumental in helping over 8000 students pass their respective exam at a 100% pass rate. This course is offered at a quarter of the price and time as the competition and is geared at allowing students to graduate with letters after their name!

This course meets the exam’s eligibility requirements and the USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can be taken at any time at your nearest Prometric center. Save money by reserving your spot today and make a positive difference in your career!

Early-Bird Cost$300 ($200 for full time students)

To register for the class please visit: https://leadinggreen.com/Illinois

Please contact the instructor Lorne directly with any questions at info@leadinggreen.com

This will be the last training session of the year! Sign up to take advantage of this opportunity!

WTS Greater Chicago Chapter Scholarships

There are several scholarships available through our local Greater Chicago Chapter and WTS International. WTS is an international organization dedicated to the professional advancement of women in transportation. They are offering four scholarships this year to women pursuing careers in the area of transportation. Two of the scholarships are for graduate students and two are for undergraduate students.

-        Sharon D. Banks Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship - $3,000 ($5,000 national)

-        Molitoris Leadership Scholarship for Undergraduates - $2,000 ($5,000 national)

-        Helene M. Overly Memorial Scholarship for Graduate Students - $5,000 ($10,000 national)

-        Leadership Legacy Scholarship for Graduate Students - $3,000 ($5,000 national)

Visit their website for more information.

All local winners will be forwarded onto the national level to compete for the national scholarship awards. Here are copies of the applications for each of these scholarships which are due November 2nd.

University-Wide Case Competition Kick-Off

Gies College of Business will be holding an informational session to kick off their 2018 University-Wide Case Competition! This session is open to faculty, staff and students across campus who would like to learn more about this inaugural event.

When:

Date: Monday, September 24th

Time: 1:00-2:00pm CST

Location: 2057 BIF

RSVP: https://orgsync.com/70788/forms/336415

What:

You will hear more about the following:

  • What are case competitions all about?

  • Why should I consider competing?

  • What can I expect at this competition?

  • What is the time commitment?

  • What resources will be available to participants?

  • And more...bring your questions!

More about the Competition:

The 2018 University-Wide Case Competition will take place on November 3, 2018. Participants will have to analyze a complex business case and present to a panel of judges. This is an excellent opportunity for graduate students to hone their communications skills. It is also a networking opportunity to interact with fellow grad students from other programs, as well as corporate sponsors and judges.

No prior experience with case competitions is necessary. Participants will be assigned to a team by the Gies MBA Program.

Participants can register here: https://orgsync.com/70788/forms/326364

WoPhyS '18 at the University of Nebraska

WoPhyS '18 will be held Thursday, October 11 - Saturday, October 13, 2018 on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Participants will have opportunities to:

  • Present research accomplishments to peers and the academic community
  • Attend keynote talks given by invited scientists from academia, industry, and government labs
  • Participate in graduate school preparation workshops
  • Interact with science students and faculty from across the United States
  • Tour facilities and labs, including the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience and

Diocles, one of the strongest lasers in the U.S.

All participants will have the opportunity to present research during the conference poster session. Please submit nominations for invited student speakers by e-mailing Jocelyn Bosley at jbosley@unl.edu. Instructions for nominations can be found here

Registration for WoPhyS '18 is available online, along with details about the conference location and accommodations. There is no registration fee and all local costs are covered. Travel scholarships are available for undergraduates who present a talk or poster.  

City Scholars Program

City Scholars is a new program that allows Urbana-Champaign engineering students in CS and ECE to take a full-time load of classes while working a paid, part-time internship at a company in downtown Chicago. Currently the program is accepting applications for the Spring 2019 cohort. There are several opportunities to learn more about the program over the coming weeks:

Attend an Information Session on:

o   Wednesday, September 5th from 5:30-6:30pm in DCL 1310 or

o   Monday, September 17th from 5:30-6:30pm in DCL 1310.

Visit the City Scholars table at the Engineering Career Fair on September 11-12

To read more about the program, visit the City Scholars website. The application for Spring 2019 is available on the website and is due on September 21st. If you have any further questions, you can reach out to Charles Neiss via email (cneiss@illinois.edu) or phone (217-300-5333).