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At The Grainger College of Engineering, our students do the impossible every day, so Engineering Career Services is proud to be a part of their academic and professional journeys. With over 10,000 students and 15 engineering majors, our office provides support to students as they navigate their career development and path. By means of workshops, department outreach, and career fairs, our office provides a variety of ways for employers to connect with the most prepared and talented engineering students in the world.  To get a glimpse into our students’ success, check out the 2019-2020 Illini Success report.  

Spring 2022 Recruiting – Updated 10/12/2021

Our number one priority will always be the health and safety of our students, employers, staff, and community.  Following CDC guidelines and recommendations, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is planning for in-person classes and activities in the spring 2022. We will continue to monitor CDC guidelines, however plan on expanding the opportunities for in-person recruiting in spring 2022. CDC and Campus Guidelines require face masks to be worn in all campus buildings.

Registration for the spring 2022 career fairs will open the first week in November. Additional details will be shared soon. However, here are a few exciting highlights:
In-person Events
-Career fair: Tuesday, February 8
-DEI networking event: Monday, February 7
-Honors/Scholars networking breakfast: Tuesday, February 8

Virtual Events
-Virtual Career Fair (Handshake): February 11
-Major Meet-Ups (Handshake): Week of January 31st
-Reverse Career Fair: Date TBD
-Employer led workshops: Registration coming soon!

Note that all on-campus interview space can be requested through Handshake.

As your recruiting partner, we are committed to supporting your recruitment of Grainger College of Engineering students. Please contact us to discuss any recruiting questions:

Monday – Friday, 8:30am -5:00pm CST

1,700 BS / 900 MS
degrees conferred annually

Secured First Destination (BS)

average BS starting salary

average MS starting salary

Connect with our team to learn more!

Thank you to our corporate partners!

BP America | Caterpillar | Crowe LLP | Phillips 66

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