Civil and Environmental Engineering - General Department Calendar

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

Thursday, September 9, 2021

    • 5:30 pm

    In a competitive market, knowing how to stand out in a crowd can make the difference between landing an internship/job or having your resume end up in the discard pile. Recruiters will discuss the things they look for during their brief time with each prospective employee during job fairs. For CEE at Illinois students.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

    • 5:30 - 8:00 pm

    The session will start with a CEE Alumni Association Board member giving a presentation about ways to craft a winning resume and cover letter. Afterwards, you will be able to meet one-on-one with alumni who will look over your resume and offer suggestions for revision. For CEE at Illinois students.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Hosted twice a year, the CEE job fair brings together company recruiters, many of them CEE alumni, and students, providing the opportunity to find internships and full-time positions. Fairs are held in September and February. The two-day Fall 2021 job fair will take place virtually via the vFairs platform.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

    • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Hosted twice a year, the CEE job fair brings together company recruiters, many of them CEE alumni, and students, providing the opportunity to find internships and full-time positions. Fairs are held in September and February.  The two-day Fall 2021 job fair will take place virtually via the vFairs platform.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm

    Join a CEE Alumni Association Board member for a discussion on how to put the nerves to bed. The presentation is designed to explore the interview from both points of view: the employer’s and the prospective employee’s. Develop question answering strategies and skills that will help you leave a great impression on the interview team. For CEE at Illinois students.

Thursday, October 7, 2021

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm

    Paula Pienton, CEE Alumni Association President, will focus on an often-overlooked aspect of one’s career: workplace negotiation. Learn about common pitfalls of workplace negotiation, how men and women negotiate differently, and how you can translate communication skills into an increased salary and better benefits. For CEE at Illinois students.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm

    Making the transition from school to a professional workplace can be intimidating. Come learn how to adapt to the workplace as an intern or new hire. Panelists will share advice on how to match your personality with workplace expectations and how to position oneself for career advancement. For CEE at Illinois students.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm

    The team at Mott MacDonald is knowledgeable in the art of sponsoring F1 Visa employees, and will help you navigate the tricky waters to a successful job search. Learn tips and tricks during a short presentation and panel discussion with Mott MacDonald’s CEE International alumni. For CEE at Illinois students.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

    • 5:30 - 6:30 pm

    Members of the CEE Alumni Association Young Engineers Division will explore the importance of ongoing networking, continuing education, involvement in trade associations, involvement in your community, and how to handle the stress of balancing your career with all of the other aspects of your life. For CEE students.