City Scholars Leverages University of Illinois’ World Renowned Grainger College of Engineering to Connect Chicago’s Growing Tech Companies with Top Talent.

Students gain valuable experience through this semester-long study and work program in Chicago where they go behind the scenes of Chicago’s tech sector. Partner with the Grainger College of Engineering to identify, hire, and retain leading students to compete with coastal markets and build Chicago’s tech workforce.

Student Entrepreneurs

  • Expanding BP’s tech pipelineJuly 15, 2019

    BP America offered two computer science students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) internships during the spring semester to work with Information Technology & Services teams at BP’s downtown Chicago location. Chicago serves as the headquarters of BP’s North American fuels business, including its U.S. pipelines business, while also housing one of the […]

  • City Scholars Impress at JPMorgan ChaseJune 27, 2019

    City Scholars has been a huge success for JPMorgan Chase in attracting talent from University of Illinois’ Grainger College of Engineering. Seventy-five percent of students from the company’s first class of interns accepted an offer for full-time employment starting this summer. “We were impressed from the beginning,” said Steve Benni, an Executive Director in JPMorgan […]

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    Cars.com relationship with City Scholars paying dividends.June 14, 2019

    “We have had great interns in the past, but we saw very quickly that City Scholars provide the type of ROI that we hadn’t seen before,” said Preston Taylor, Director of Talent for Cars.com.

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