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Engage Students

As a MatSE alumnus, you can help to inspire and guide a new generation of students in Materials Science and Engineering, and also help develop their career paths. There are many ways to contribute to the future of For more information, e-mail Amber Lannert, Director of Advancement or Ross Williams, Assistant Director of Advancement.

Ways to Engage Students

Senior Design Project

Contributing a senior design project that has direct relevance to your company’s needs can provide students with experiences that have potential for real-world impact and enrich our undergraduate curriculum. Advising a group of students may be an excellent recruiting opportunity for your company.

Hiring Opportunities

Connect with top-tier student talent in Materials Science and Engineering. If you have internships or full-time positions for current students, or openings for recent graduates, contact the MatSE office at (217) 333-1441 or Engineering Career Services at (217) 333-1960.

Campus Career Talks

We welcome alumni to return to campus to talk to students about their careers and companies. For more information on setting up a visit, e-mail Amber Lannert, Director of Advancement or Ross Williams, Assistant Director of Advancement.

MATSE LinkedIn Group and Mentoring

Connect with a student looking for mentorship opportunities on our LinkedIn group.

Join our LinkedIn group

WAYS TO GIVE
Learn about the many ways to support the great work our faculty and students do.

HIRE STUDENTS
Inspire and guide a new generation of students and also help develop their career paths.

SUPPORT SENIOR DESIGN
Propose a project and/or advise a team of about 4 undergraduate students during the spring semester.