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Student Recruitment

Connect with the STEM leaders of tomorrow

Grainger Engineering alumni are some of the most sought after members of the workforce, so get a foot in the door early for recruiting Grainger Engineering students for internships and for jobs after graduation.

Reaching Our Students

The Office of Research and the Corporate Relations staff in the Office of Advancement work individually with you to ensure that your company needs are met through your support to the College. Depending on your corporate goals, you may be interested in providing financial support for one or more of the following:

  • Student programs and activities
  • Undergraduate scholarships and/or graduate fellowships Student organizations
  • Department programs and activities
  • Research and faculty projects
  • Student recruiting and professional development programs
  • College events
  • Outreach activities

Student Recruitment Opportunities

We are committed to fostering relationships between students and organizations through education and research. In addition to traditional ways of engaging graduate students, companies will discover new ways of engaging the undergraduate population. Let us help you find the right connection for your interests.

"I'm interning as a software engineer at Signal in Chicago this semester, and this company is fantastic! I love the open office format, the stand-up meetings, and the coding experience I'm gaining here."

Riqui Li, Computer Science '20
Watch Riqui describe her experience

City Scholars

Grainger Engineering graduates are fueling today’s top companies, but not enough of them are reinvesting their skills and building their careers in Chicago long term. Partnering with the City Scholars program can help you identify, hire, and retain some of the world’s most talented engineers and computer scientists to compete with coastal markets and build Chicago’s tech workforce.

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Research Park

Located on campus, the Research Park has more than 120+ companies and growing, employing 2,100 people in high-technology careers. At any given time more than 800 student interns are gaining valuable experiential learning and work experience while making real contributions to internal corporate R&D and product development programs.

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