Developing partnerships to drive business forward
The world's top companies are drawn to The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign because of our global reputation for leadership in engineering research and education. The Illinois environment offers a distinctive combination of the brightest people and a unique culture of collaboration and innovation.
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"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
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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.
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.