HackGT 5: Dare to Venture

This year Georgia Tech is planning a bigger and better event that y'all will regret missing out on, so make sure to apply, spread the word, and come thru to eat good (FREE) food, thrive in good vibes, and learn something new!! Come and #DareToVenture on October 19th!

The travel reimbursement deadline is August 19th and the non travel reimbursement deadline is September 22nd. Apply at 2018.hack.gt. And if you come, let your friends know that you’re going on the HackGT Facebook Event Page!

Opportunity with Bain & Company: Case Chains

With the recruiting season around the corner, many of you are probably already thinking about upcoming interviews. If you are interested in applying to a management consulting firm, such as Bain & Company, several case interviews will be required. 

Bain & Company 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 2018 or May 2019 (all other applicants are not eligible to participate)

When: Apply by 11:59PM August 17th. Participants will be notified by August 24th. Three case interviews will be scheduled during the weeks of August 27, September 3, and September 10.

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

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


Networking Opportunity with #BUILTBYGIRLS WAVE

Expand your network in tech now! Be a part of the largest connected network of female talent in the country! The #BUILTBYGIRLS WAVE program connects you with top professionals at companies like Twitter, Amazon, and Spotify, arming you with the exposure, skills, and network you need to get your dream internship or job. You’ll learn about your advisors‘ personal experiences— they’ll share the good, the bad, and the awesome across a broad range of professional topics, like developing a product, understanding a target audience, building business models, plus more. The deadline is August 17th for the next cycle of WAVE, so sign up now at https://bit.ly/2LiCLAV. If you have any questions, email Payal Ahuja at payalahuja98@gmail.com!

PwC Grace Hopper Conference Scholarship Opportunity

PwC is a proud sponsor of the Grace Hopper Conference which will take place in Houston, Texas from September 26th - September 28th.  PwC will be sponsoring selected students to attend the conference and are reaching out to have you apply!

The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) is the world's largest gathering of women technologists.  This year attendance is expected to reach over 18,000 participants who will attend professional development sessions, network with other students and professionals from across the US, and experience one of the largest career expos.  PwC will provide those selected with a student registration pass to the conference as well as cover travel expenses.  

If you are interested in this great opportunity, please complete this application no later than Friday, August 3rd.  Selected students will be notified by August 31st.

Salini Impregilo Master's in International Construction Management

The Specialized Master’s degree is a unique opportunity for new graduates in Engineering to be part of a 1 year professional training course, offering the chance to gain a comprehensive education in international construction management and best practices. Lectures will be in English and conducted by Salini Impregilo professionals in collaboration with Politecnico di Milano university professors. Recent graduates who are interested can submit an application by June 1, 2018 according to the published instructions.



BCG Summer Opportunity

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is seeking people with relentless curiosity, strong drive, the desire to create their own path, the ability to work collaboratively, and the passion and leadership to make an impact. To fuel their creativity, they hire from diverse academic backgrounds including business, engineering, economics, science, and the humanities. 

BCG invites you to take their Associate Summer Outreach Survey and opt into their outreach program. Take a few moments to let them know what you're interested in learning more about and upload a recent copy of your resume.

Over the next few months, they will give you an insider's perspective on the role BCG Associates play on our client teams, tips on the recruiting process and share exciting things BCG is up to. BCG's Associates are excited to tell you about their experiences first hand!

If you have any questions or concerns about the program, contact BCG at associate.recruiting@bcg.com.

Bain & Co Events

Building Entrepreneurial Leaders (BEL) ProgramA highly selective one-week paid internship focused on giving top students of Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino and American Indian descent the opportunity to strengthen their business and leadership skill set while gaining exposure to Bain & Company, one of the world’s top tier strategy consulting firms.

Students can apply via the link in the attached PDF and upload a copy of their resume, cover letter and unofficial transcript by Monday, March 26th.  

Success in Consulting Case Interviews: Learn about Bain & Company and how to approach analytical problems in strategy case interviews

This year we will host the same presentation at two different locationsPlease choose the location that is most convenient for you! 

·         When: Thursday, April 19th 7-8:30pm

·         Location 1: 1002 Lincoln Hall

·         Location 2: 106B8 Engineering Hall

·         Attire: Campus casual


Coffee chats: Small group sessions (2-3 students per consultant) to talk candidly about working in consulting, the interview process, and how Bain is a unique and exciting place to work. 

Please sign up for a time slot by Friday, April 13th using the following link: Coffee chat sign-up

·         When: Friday, April 20th 9:30am-2pm

·         Where: BIF Interview rooms

·         Attire: Campus casual

4th Annual Clorox Product Design Competition & Tech Talk

Clorox will be on campus April 3 & April 4 to host our 4th annual Product Design Competition & Tech Talk! Please see the attached document for more information. This year, teams of 1-4 members will be tasked to come up with a new product innovation that solves a common consumer frustration, and then present recommendations to a panel of judges. There is no need to prepare in advance! Just bring yourself or a team representing your society and put your skills to the test. Participants will have the chance to win great prizes and gain exposure with a top consumer products company. The design competition will take place on April 3. Each team will be given 45 min to solve a problem and 15 min to present their solution to a Clorox panel. Sign up here. Their tech talk will be a trivia style session at 7 PM on April 4, where students will learn about Clorox and Research & Development. Winners from the design competition will be announced at this time as well. 

Clorox Design Competition (1 hr slots): 4:00-9:30pm April 3, 2018 – 113 & 115 DKH (David Kinley Hall)

Clorox Tech Talk: 7:00-8:00pm, April 4, 2018 – 119 MSEB (Materials Science & Engineering Building)

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SpaceX Resume Drop

SpaceX will be on-campus next Thursday, February 8th and is inviting SWE members to drop by the Union Basement sometime between 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm. They will be actively and informally reviewing resumes for our Summer internships, Fall internships, and Full-Time roles, so swing by with a resume if you’re interested in joining SpaceX’s mission.

This event will allow you to ‘skip the line’ of the career fair and have a longer conversation about your experiences and questions with our SpaceX recruiters and engineers, but if you’re not able to attend, they will also be at the Engineering Career Fair earlier that day – 2/9/18.

Check out what it’s like to be a SpaceX Intern / Associate Engineer here.



Chicago Patent Law Firm at Career Fair

Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman (HFZ) is a boutique law firm located in downtown Chicago.  They work with many Fortune 500 companies who are using the latest cutting-edge technology for their inventions. 

For students with a MechE, EE, CE or CS background , HFZ has summer internship and full –time Patent Engineer positions. Patent law requires a high level of engineering expertise, and for members who are interested in the dual pursuit of law and engineering, patent law provides a career that perfectly blends both interests. HFZ recruits, hires, trains and mentors engineers in the art and preparation of drafting patents, responding to rejections from the patent office, performing patent searches, counseling clients, and developing patent portfolios for a diverse set of companies.

HFZ job opportunities are posted on the U of I Handshake career portal: Patent Engineer Electrical/Computer, Patent Engineer Mechanical and Patent Engineer Summer Internship. They target employment towards Juniors and Seniors, but encourage dialogue with all students who are interested in Intellectual Property and Patent Law.

Visit them at the Engineering Career Fair on February 8th!

Learn About Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies, whose test and measurement roots started with Hewlett-Packard & Agilent Technologies, has been unlocking electronic measurement insights for 75 years. No other company offers their depth and breadth of measurement tools and expertise. Their singular focus helps scientists and engineers address their toughest challenges with precision and confidence. With their help, they are better able to deliver the breakthroughs that make a measurable difference in the world.  

Event: Keysight Technologies Information Session

  • Date: February 7th, 2018
  • Time: 7-8pm
  • Location: Material Science & Engineering Building, Room 119

Event: Keysight Technologies Engineering Career Fair

  • Date: February 8th, 2018
  • Time: 1-6pm
  • Location: Illini Union

Keysight is looking for a select group of engineering students to fill a number of roles in our organization.  I have attached a copy of our Career Matrix and list of intern opportunities.  Here is a job link for Keysight: https://jobs.keysight.com/home/#section-keysight-in-brief

Here are a couple of short videos that highlight Keysight Technologies:

Rockwell Automation at Career Fair

Interested in a career in manufacturing? 

Rockwell Automation is the world’s largest company focusing exclusively on Industrial Automation.  Their products and service are provided to manufacturing facilities in multiple industries throughout the world. Every year, Rockwell Automation hires both interns and graduates for technical positions in manufacturing. Many of these positions work directly with their customers to implement the newest technologies in manufacturing.  Along with being a great place for engineers to begin their careers, Rockwell Automation also received a 2017 Catalyst Award as a great place for Women to Work. 

They will be at the ECS Career Fair on February 7th. 


Full-time Position for MechE, IE, and MatSE

Precision Cast Corps will be at the Engineering Fair at the Illini Union from 1PM - 6PM on Tuesday, February 6th

Operations Management Development Program

Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), a Berkshire Hathaway company, manufactures world-class complex metal components and products; serving the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC has more than 100 manufacturing facilities located in the US.  

PCC is seeking highly motivated IMPACT players to join their world of manufacturing in their Operations Management Development Program (MDP).  PCC’s MDP is a two-year rotational program designed to develop the future Operations leaders of our business. The MDP is designed to teach members the critical aspects of PCC’s business so they can effectively influence the future direction of the company.

Based on the needs of the industry, the most preferable candidates hold degrees in: Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Materials Science Engineering Majors.  Preference will be given to those candidates who have had internship/co-op experience.

·        Start Dates July 2018 and January 2019 (May and Dec 2018 graduates).

·        Must be a US citizen or permanent resident. 

·        Must be willing to relocate to any of the various sites within the US.

The full job description can be found at our website:  www.precast.com/careers then click on development programs.

Attend PwC Upcoming Events

Exploring Blind Spots with PwC

To kick off 2018 at the University of Illinois, I would like to invite you to join PwC Partners and Staff at this spring’s signature event - Exploring Blind Spots with PwC on Tuesday, February 6th!  This event will be an opportunity for you to learn about unconscious biases and explore your own blind spots in a fun and engaging way. We hope you can join us for this impactful and empowering event! Snacks will be provided. Please see event details below:

Event: Exploring Blind Spots with PwC!

Date:  Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Location: iHotel & Conference Center, 1900 S 1st Street, Champaign, IL 61820

Time: 5:00 - 6:30pm

Attire: Smart Casual

Link to RSVP:  Click HERE to RSVP for the event by Sunday, February 4th

*Please note that attendance at this event is limited so confirmed attendance will be granted on a first come - first served basis. If you are confirmed to attend, you will receive an email confirmation on Monday, February 5th.

Start & Career Preview Info Night Co-sponsored by ALPFA

You are invited to join PwC for a Start & Career Preview Info Night & Panel Discussion co-sponsored by ALPFA on Thursday, February 8th!  This event will be an opportunity for you to hear from past Start interns about their experience and learn about the application and interview process. We hope you can join us!  A tasty treat will be provided. Please see event details below:

Who is eligible for Start and Career Preview: The Start Internship and Career Preview Leadership Program are open to individuals who identify with a traditionally underrepresented minority group in professional services. This includes those that identify with being black, hispanic, pacific islander, or native american. The Start internship is open to sophomores in a 4-year program and juniors in a 5-year program while the Career Preview leadership program is open to freshman.

Event: Start & Career Preview Info Night Co-Sponsored with ALPFA!

Date:  Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Location: Room 119 David Kinley Hall

Time: 5:00 - 6:00pm

Attire: Smart Casual

Link to RSVP:  Click HERE to RSVP for the event by Wednesday, February 7th so that we have an accurate headcount for our tasty treat order.

Elevate & Women's Consulting Experience Info Night

You are invited to join PwC for an Elevate & Women’s Consulting Experience Info Night & Panel Discussion on Thursday, February 8th!  This event will be an opportunity for you to hear from past Elevate participants and learn about the application and interview process. We hope you can join us!  A tasty treat will be provided. Please see event details below:

Who is eligible for Elevate & Women’s Consulting Experience: The Elevate Program and Women’s Consulting Experience Program are open to sophomores in a 4-year program and juniors in a 5-year program.  Elevate is open to those interested in learning more about and pursuing Assurance, Tax, or a specialty practice like Risk Assurance or CMAAS while Women’s Consulting Experience is open to women interested in Advisory.

Event: Elevate & Women’s Consulting Experience Info Night!

Date:  Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Location: Room 119 David Kinley Hall

Time: 6:30 - 7:30pm

Attire: Smart Casual

Link to RSVP:  Click HERE to RSVP for the event by Wednesday, February 7th so that we have an accurate headcount for our tasty treat order.