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