University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign






applications due January 31, 2011 (for international applicants) or February 20, 2011 (for U.S. applicants)

The Information Trust Institute (ITI), a national leader in combining research and education with industrial outreach in trustworthy and secure information systems, invites undergraduates to apply for Undergraduate Research Internship awards for Summer 2011. Selected students will be supervised by ITI researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who are leading experts in a number of information trust, information assurance, and security research areas.


All interns will receive stipends and housing. The duration of the internships will be 8-10 weeks. The main program will run from May 31 to July 29; if those dates conflict with your academic calendar, other start and end dates may be considered.

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Civil Engineer Trainee Position at IDOT


The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is launching their Spring 2011 Civil Engineer Trainee (CET) Recruitment Season.

If you are interested in future employment with IDOT and meet the following qualifications, please contact Prudence Draper via email atPrudence.Draper@illinois.gov to express interest in scheduling an interview.

The qualifications to apply for CET positions at IDOT are as follows:

  • Posses or will obtain a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering by May 2011
  • United States Citizen or a non-citizen with permanent work authorization
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA
  • 2.75 GPA in Major Courses

A job description is attached for your information as well as an application and candidate information form for your completion.  Please submit by Monday, March 7, 2011 your completed, signed and dated application with the most recent copy of your transcriptsvia email (Prudence.Draper@illinois.gov) or fax (217-557-7277) and send originals to:


Illinois Department of Transportation

2300 South Dirksen Parkway, Rm 339b

Springfield, Illinois  62764

Attention:  Prudence Draper


If you would like to learn more about this position and the Illinois Department of Transportation, please visit the website athttp://www.dot.il.gov/techapp/faq.html.

Application here: http://www.mediafire.com/?vb3d3re638ay8bl

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Illinois Department of Transportation, and we look forward to hearing from you soon!!



Prudence Draper

Project Manager

Illinois Department of Transportation


Internship: Accenture Application Development & Management Consulting Analyst Intern

Apply By Jan 30th: To be considered for an interview, please submit your resume through Career Buzz site by Jan 30th.

Accenture Application Development & Management Consulting Analyst Intern

Accenture is a world leader in application development and management, with more than 30 years of experience and a proven track record of transformational projects. Our professionals draw on deep technology skills, functional experience and industry knowledge to design and deliver IT systems that help our clients become high-performance businesses and governments. Accenture is recruiting undergraduate students for paid summer internships with Systems Integration Consulting.


As a consulting analyst intern, you will design and deliver innovative solutions for clients based on existing packages, such as SAP and Oracle, or custom-built systems that help clients accelerate business innovation. Working in the capacity of a full-time consulting analyst, you will:

  • Work on complex systems and application integration projects for clients across industries
  • Be involved from the concept stage of analyzing existing processes and designing, through to delivering and integrating the solutions
  • Develop a broad set of technology skills in areas like SAP, Oracle, Service Oriented Architecture, Mobility, Open Source or technology architecture
  • Collaborate with project teams made up of people with diverse and complementary skills

Your daily responsibilities will vary by project, but you may find yourself:

  • Analyzing and documenting current business processes and technologies
  • Designing and testing new business processes, capabilities, and technologies
  • Developing communications and training materials
  • Building portions of the application
  • Focusing on program management

Paid internships last 10 – 12 weeks and typically begin in late-May/early-June and end in mid-August/early-September.  Rising Senior Interns attend a three-day leadership conference in the Chicago area with all Accenture interns from across the US. Read more of this post

IBM Microelectronics Internship

Grad date: Dec 2011 and May/June 2012

Open to: US Citizens, Perm residents, Int’l (limited)

IBM Microelectronics designs, develops and manufactures industry-leading custom silicon chips that are used in a myriad of products, ranging from the newest smartphones to generation after generation of world-class IBM servers. IBM innovations have transformed the semiconductor industry with advances such as low-k dielectrics, copper interconnects, silicon germanium (SiGe) and silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technologies. As part of the IBM Systems and Technology Group, and along with a strategic alliance of business partners working together at Albany Nanotech and the IBM Semiconductor Research and Development Center, we continue to explore new design architectures, materials and manufacturing processes to build smaller, faster, more powerful and more energy-efficient chips — the technology it takes to help build a Smarter Planet.

Positions available within IBM’s semiconductor manufacturing and development operations include Manufacturing Engineering, Development, Integrated Supply Chain, Facilities, Quality, IT, Semiconductor Marketing/Planning/Pgm. Management and Operations

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Internship: Fluid Power Scholars Program

Summer 2011 Fluid Power Scholars Program:  A Paid Industry Internship!

Application Deadline:  Tuesday, February 1, 2011

For more information and to apply: http://www.ccefp.org/get-involved/students/fluid-power-scholars-program

The Fluid Power Scholars Program is a collaborative effort between the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP) and companies in the fluid power industry who are corporate members of the CCEFP. This highly selective summer program identifies and connects the very best undergraduate engineering students across the United States to the fluid power industry with the purpose of training the next-generation of fluid power leaders.

This is a highly competitive program, open to undergraduates who have successfully completed at least two years in an accredited engineering program in the United States. The Scholars program begins with an intensive three-day instructional program in fluid power, taught at the Fluid Power Institute at the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), and follows with internships in the fluid power industry. The 2011 Fluid Power short course at MSOE will be held early June 2011.  Students should expect to spend 10-11 weeks as a participant in this program.  Up to ten undergraduate students will be selected as Fluid Power Scholars by a committee of faculty and industry representatives. In addition to their paid internships, scholars will receive stipends for travel and living expenses associated with their work at MSOE.

CCEFP:  http://www.ccefp.org

Updated: 34th Annual Career Fair Company List!

Greetings all!!

We are a week out from our Career Fair and I hope everyone is ready to put on that clean suit, print that resume, and get a job!

To help you all out, here is a preliminary list of companies (more are still registering!) that will be attending as well as a hyperlink to their website so you can get a leg up on the competition.


Bechtel Corporation
Capital One
Central Intellience Agency
Enercon Services, Inc.
Harris Corporation
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Lockheed Martin
Manhattan Associates
Michelin North America
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Norfolk Southern Company
Orbital Sciences Corporation
Scientific Research Corporation
Southern Company
The Folger Coffee Company
The Nielsen Company


Capital One
Central Intellience Agency
Cummins Inc.
Fluor Corporation
General Dynamics Electric Boat
Georgia Tech Research Institute
Hewlett Packard
Huron Consulting Group
Kurt Salmon Associates
MEDITECH, Medical Information Technology, Inc.
The Kellogg Company

Look forward to seeing you next week!

Internship: Morgan Stanley

The Bridging the Gap Internship Program was established to provide an opportunity to outstanding students of Black and Hispanic descent, who have been historically underrepresented as employees in the financial services industry.  The program also provides exposure to a myriad of career possibilities within a global financial services firm and to establish a meaningful relationship with one of the premier firms in the industry. Best efforts are made to match the interests and skill sets of the prospective intern to the needs of the business unit in which she/he will be placed.  The application deadline is Monday, January 10, 2011. Read more of this post