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How will you #dotheimpossible?

Illinois is a global leader for engineering education and research. We take on the world’s most important challenges and find creative solutions to improve the world and the human experience. We are innovating and inventing the future every single day. As a Grainger engineer, you will do the impossible. Your path to Grainger Engineering begins here.



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  • Available now through January 15, 2020
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  • Must have a 3.5 or greater cumulative undergraduate GPA
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