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TEC Programs & Events
 
 
 
Quad Day | Aug. 25 | 12-4pm

Mark your calendar for Quad Day on Sunday, Aug 25. Stop by the TEC table to learn about opportunities to engage with the entrepreneurship ecosystem on campus, TEC programs, academics, events, and more. We will be there to answer your questions. Don't forget to collect your TEC swag! Learn more.

 
 
 
 
 
Innovation Expo | Aug. 28 | 4-6pm

Save the date for the Innovation Expo! The Expo is the best opportunity to discover the entrepreneurial resources you need for your startup. Explore the entrepreneurship ecosystem on campus and in the community, learn about the RSOs, student startups, and additional resources for your startup venture support. Venue details will follow in next month's newsletter. 

 
 
 
 
 
Entrepreneurship Advising | Fridays, Starting Aug. 30 | 10am-12pm

Have an idea but aren’t sure what to do next? Come to Entrepreneurship Advising Hours with TEC! Bring your ideas–we’ll help you figure out your next steps, and guide you through campus and community resources. Advising will take place in alternating locations check go.illinois.edu/Fridays or follow us on social media for the latest information. Venue for Aug. 30: Design Studio, 1st Floor, Grainger Engineering Library.

 
Academics
 
 
 
ILEE Applications are Open

Application for the Innovation, Leadership, and Engineering Entrepreneurship (ILEE) dual degree program is open. The BS degree in ILEE is for engineering students to better understand the innovative processes involved in identifying complex technical problems and creating, developing, and leading efforts to provide engineering solutions. At this time, ILEE is only available as a dual degree for COE students, but individual courses and certificates are available to students from any college. Contact Terry Cole at twcole@illinois.edu. Learn more.

Consider these courses for Fall 2019:
TE461: Technology Entrepreneurship
TE566: Finance for Engineering Management 

 
Other Programs & Events
 
 
 
Illini Fest | Chicago | July 18 | 3-6pm

Live music, food, drinks, fellow Illini and more. Celebrate your Illini pride at Illini Fest, a free event at the Park Grill Plaza in Millennium Park in Chicago. The first 1,000 to register will receive a free #ILLINOIS flag at the event. RSVP today here

 

 
 
 
 
 
iVenture Campus Demo Day | EnterpriseWorks | July 23 | 5-8pm

iVenture Accelerator Demo Day showcases student startups. Come meet and interact with student entrepreneurs. Presentations will be followed by a reception. Learn more, and register here.

 

 
 
 
 
 
Polsky Fab Lab Free Membership | Chicago

The Polsky Fab Lab offers all existing Polsky Exchange members a full suite
of state of the art equipment to create prototypes and translate ideas into
physical objects. Membership includes access to co-working space and reservable meeting rooms, dozens of mentor meetings, workshops, and speaker events. For membership register here. Questions? Email: polsky@uchicago.edu. Learn more.

 
 
 
 
 
Co-working Space at 1871 Chicago

Explore the dedicated U of I Room, equipped with wifi, whiteboard, phone, printer, and video conferencing capability. U of I’s 1871 membership is available to current University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty, and staff who can demonstrate that they are engaged in entrepreneurial pursuits that would be advanced by accessing 1871. Learn more. Email:1871Chicago@mx.uillinois.edu

 
Get Hired
 
Abbive Hiring Software Engineer Intern

AbbVie, a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company is hiring an intern to work on the design and implementation of a new portal site for the emerging TechDev organization, redesigning the workflow and dashboard for the Architect Review Board, and creating landing pages for various TechDev services. This position will begin as soon as possible over the 2019 summer session. Submit your resume to Masha Trenhaile at Masha.Trenhaile@abbvie.com. Learn more. 

 
 
 
Innovation LLC Hiring Marketing & Events Intern

The Innovation Living Learning Community is a residential program charged with helping students explore, innovate, and discover in a community centered on entrepreneurship. Innovation LLC is hiring a Marketing & Events intern for the 2019-2020 school year. This intern position will focus primarily on community engagement, event planning, and outreach. This is a paid internship and pay rate is commensurate with experience. Starting date is to be determined. To ensure full consideration, please email a cover letter and resume to Christopher Murphy at cmurph@illinois.edu

 
 
 
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JULY 2019 ISSUE