2019 WE Local in St. Louis

2019 WE Local Collegiate Competition Now Open! 


The WE Local Collegiate Competition provides undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to present their research to a broad technical audience. WE Local entrants are required to submit an abstract online by October 26th.  For St. Louis and each WE Local conference, the top five finalists, from graduate and top five from undergraduate category, will then be asked to compete in an onsite visual poster presentation and lightning talk.  Each finalist will receive a complimentary registration to the WE Local where they will compete and a $250 travel stipend. Finalists will also receive recognition at the WE Achieve Awards Ceremony, which takes place on Saturday evening of the conference.  To learn more or submit an abstract visit welocal.swe.org.


WE Local St. Louis is March 1-2 at Hilton Ballpark

WE Local is a Society of Women Engineers (SWE) program that brings together participants in all stages of their collegiate and professional journey. The program hosts conferences around the globe so engineers can connect through professional development workshops, inspirational speakers, networking opportunities and outreach activities.  Plan to attend 2019 WE Local St. Louis and get involved by volunteering, spreading the word, applying for an award, or inviting your company to sponsor WE Local.  Visit the WE Local website welocal.swe.org or welocal.swe.org/st-louis

PwC Case Competition

PwC is hosting their annual Challenge Case Competition this year at the University of Illinois, and would love for you to participate!

Challenge is an opportunity for all underclassmen students to experience real-world decision making and teaming early on in their academic careers, while also gaining exposure to business professionals and leaders in the marketplace. Through this experience, student participants will build relationships with their peers, along with PwC professionals across all staff levels. Participating in Challenge is the first opportunity for many students to learn more about future programs, internships, and full-time roles for which they may be eligible at PwC as they progress throughout their academic career. Student participants will:

  • Work in teams to solve real-world, relevant problems facing today’s business world

  • Receive real time feedback from business professionals

  • Improve overall professionalism, through honing their communication and presentation skills

  • Establish a network of relationships within the world’s leading professional services firm

  • Build their resume to differentiate themselves from their peers and position them for future job opportunities

Who can participate?

Teams must include 4 to 5 people and must be comprised of:  

  • Freshmen & sophomores (in a 4-year program) or freshmen, sophomores & juniors (in a 5-year program)

  • At least 2 members in, or who have applied to/are in the process of, applying to the business school.  (STEM major or minor is a bonus!)

Join us for our kick-off event on Tuesday October 16th from 6:00 - 7:00 PM in room 370 Wohlers Hall to learn more about this exciting opportunity. Learn more about the overall competition at www.pwc.com/challenge.

If you can not attend the Challenge kick-off, you can still participate in the competition! Everyone participating in Challenge must fill out this quick Challenge Interest Form and then you will receive the Registration Link. The Deadline to Register for Challenge is Thursday, October 18th at Noon.

BP Digital Transformation in Energy

Join Steve Fortune and his leadership team to hear more about on how technology is transforming our fast-changing industry.  

BP is a global energy business with an enormous reach - and innovative technological advances are helping to drive a fast-changing industry.  Technology of energy has the potential to deliver a more sustainable future and also provide consumers with more choices.  
Join Steve Fortune (BP's Group Chief Technology Officer) and several BP leaders to hear more about how technology could change the way energy is produced and consumed.  Some topics to discuss include: BP technology strategy, game-changing technologies, research & partnerships, transformation & modernization, a sustainable energy system, and digital innovations. You will have the opportunity to ask Steve and his leadership team questions about the technology space within BP and overall strategy. 

Monday, October 15, 2018

5:30pm – 6:30pm

ECE Building Room 1015 

To register, click here or visit us at bp.com/uscampus.


Open to all majors.  Food will be served.  Spaces may be limited so please RSVP in advance.      

Blossom Pilot Opportunity

OTCR has partnered with Blossom to help them carry out a pilot program which facilitates the transfer of energy.

Blossom is working with Ameren to make green energy available to everyone. Pilot participants will be assigned a certain amount of energy, credits, or a combination of both. Participants are then allowed to create smart contracts which trade energy for credits, or vice versa. The top two people with the highest value of energy and credits will win $250 each. There is no required time commitment (can be less than 5 minutes per day).

If this sounds of interest, fill out this form: http://otcr.illinois.edu/blossompilot

HP Recruiting on Campus

HP is coming to campus and will be conducting interviews!

Apply for an interview slot on Thursday Oct 25rd through Handshake (Intern:  1914661, Permanent Position: 1916080) and through hp.com/jobs (Intern: Position #3035215, Permanent Hire Position: #303521).   HP has a number of separate, exciting opening covered by these two descriptions.  

HP, Inc will also be holding an Information Session on Wednesday Oct 24th, 6-8pm, English Building Room 160 (608 S Wright St.).  Pizza will be provided.

HP is the leading printing and personal systems technology company in the world, and we are here to create technology that makes life better for everyone everywhere.  We operate with the heart, creativity, and energy of a startup, and with the brain, muscles, and determination of a Fortune 100 corporation.

Their recruiting team is primarily focusing on opportunities at our Corvallis, OR site. Because of the diverse business environment, the global connections that HP Corvallis has, and the collaborative nature of the site, a new engineer has options to learn and grow via the following:

  • Collaborative team environment

  • Job rotations to experience diverse technical challenges

  • Opportunity to work with people around the world and travel

  • Cutting edge technology

HP Corvallis Site is home to diverse work opportunities since it is an R&D hub to a wide variety of products and technologies.  HP Corvallis is involved with technologies from the nano- to the mega-scale, including:

  • Microfluidic Technology

  • Ink Chemistry

  • Print Systems Development

  • Graphics

  • Digital Web press

  • Desktop

  • Specialty Products – custom solutions for unique challenges

  • 3D Printing

  • Industrial marking

  • Life Science

Our team members have the opportunity to experience the businesses, end-to-end:

  • IP strategy

  • Technology Development (HW & SW)

  • Product development

  • New Product Introduction

  • Manufacturing/Wafer Fabrication/Product Manufacturing

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Customer Quality

  • Business Analytics & Big Data

NASA Glenn Research Center Internship Opportunities

The NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, currently has 12 internship opportunities available for undergraduate students. See links below for more information


GR19I0005-LED0-Diagnostics & Electromagnetics Branch

·         Deadline to apply: 10/15/18

·         Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a major of study in Electrical Engineering or Electronics Engineering

·         Link to view job announcement and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512311300


GR19I0006-LMD0-Structural Dynamics Branch

·         Deadline to apply: 10/16/18

·         The following majors are preferred but not required: Aeronautical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Acoustics Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

·         Link to view job announcement and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512489500


GR19I0007-LSM0-Mission Architecture & Analysis Branch

·         Deadline to apply: 10/12/18

·         Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a major of study in Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautics Engineering or Astronautics Engineering

·         Link to view job announcement and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512499900


GR19I0010-LTN0-Inlets and Nozzles Branch

·         Deadline to apply: 10/12/18

·         Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a major of study in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

·         Link to view job announcement and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512495700


GR19I0012-LMN0-Materials Chemistry and Physics Branch

·         Deadline to apply: 10/15/18

·         Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a major of study in Ceramic Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Science, Computer Science, Nuclear Engineering.

·         Link to view job announcement and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512496700


GR19I0013-LTR0-Chemical & Thermal Propulsion Branch

·         Deadline to apply: 10/16/18

·         Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a major of study in Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

·         Link to view job announcement and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512499600


GR19I0001-FE00 Environmental Management Office

·         Deadline to apply: 10/19/18

·         The following major is preferred but not required: Environmental Engineering

·         Link to view job announcement and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/509895400


GR19I0002-LEP0-Power Architecture and Analysis Branch

·         Deadline to apply: 10/12/18

·         Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a major of study in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, orApplied Mathematics*

·         Link to view job announcement and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510500400


GR19I0003-FTD0-Wind Tunnel Test Branch

·         Deadline to apply: 10/17/18

·         Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a major of study in Electrical Engineering or Electronics Engineering

·         Link to view job announcement and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510551000


GR19I0008-FDP0-Project Management Branch

·         Deadline to apply: 10/12/18

·         Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a major of study in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Structural Engineering, or Architecture.

·         Link to view job announcement and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/511299800


GR19I0009-LT00-Propulsion Division

·         Deadline to apply: 10/15/18

·         Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a major of study in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering

·         Link to view job announcement and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/511972100


GR19I0011-LTT0-Thermal Systems and Transport Processes Branch

·         Deadline to apply: 10/15/18

·         Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree with a major of study in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

·         Link to view job announcement and to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/511976700

Terminal Coding Competition @ UIUC (Citadel Recruiting Opportunity)

Programming meets e-Sports in Terminal, this year's biggest and most exciting coding competition.

Terminal is an online game where players compete by writing algorithms that automate gameplay. Players face off in live e-sports tournaments for $100k+ in cash prizes and exclusive job opportunities.

The Terminal Coding Competition is hosted by IEEE at UIUC in partnership with Correlation One, and will now be sponsored by Citadel LLC and Citadel Securities! Apply below for the opportunity to compete and to be considered for internship and full time opportunities with Citadel!

Apply Now!

When: Saturday October 13th 11am

Where: ECE Building 3002

Coffee Chat with CapitalOne!

Capital One Technology Development Program, Technology Internship Program, and Software Engineering Summit will be hosting coffee chats for any interested applicants. Join a Capital One associate for a casual, 30-minute conversation over coffee, during which you can learn more about working in technology at Capital One, have your resume reviewed, and discuss application and interview tips. Please sign up for a time slot, and be sure to bring your resume with you to your coffee chat! Note: they cannot currently consider applicants for our roles who will require sponsorship for employment authorization.

Sign up here!

Kleiner Perkins Fellows Program

Kleiner Perkins (www.kleinerperkins.com), a world-leading venture capital firm located in Silicon Valley, just announced that they are now accepting applications for the 2019 KP Engineering Fellows Program.

The KP Fellows Program is a unique, career-defining opportunity for technical students who are interested in pursuing high technology, entrepreneurship, design and startups. With a portfolio of some of the fastest growing startups companies in Silicon Valley, the program matches students to companies like Uber, Robinhood, Airbnb, Pinterest, and Slack for summer work experiences. Additionally, this small cohort of Fellows will gain exclusive access to events and programming with the partners at Kleiner Perkins, CEO’s and executives across a variety of our portfolio companies, and other talented KP Fellows. Plus a lot of other fun events as well!

Here’s a quick 90 second video:

Applications for the 2019 KP Engineering Fellows Program are open now and close September 30th, 2018. Apply here. Refer here for FAQ's or reach out to fellows@kleinerperkins.com

Bain & Company Recruiting at Illinois

If you are interested in applying to a management consulting firm, such as Bain & Company, several case interviews will be required. 

Bain is offering the chance for many of you to participate in Bain case chains. This includes the opportunity to practice three Bain-style cases, including one with a current employee of Bain & Company. There are limited spots available, so they are requiring a short survey to choose the final group. 

What: Bain case chains

Who: Any UIUC student graduating in December 2019 or May 2020 (all other applicants are not eligible to participate)

When: Apply by 11:59PM September 14th. Participants will be notified by September 21st. Three practice case interviews will be scheduled during the weeks ofSeptember 24, October 1, and October 8.

How to apply: Fill out the quick survey using this survey link.


Bain’s Fall Presentation:

What: University of Illinois Fall Presentation 2018

Who: Any UIUC student

When: September 13th, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Where: David Kinley Hall, Room 114

How to register: Please register here.


If you’d like more information about the Associate Consultant Intern recruiting process or upcoming Bain events at the University of Illinois, please visit the Bain @ Illinois website or contact Jacob Keal (Jacob.Keal@Bain.com) with specific questions.