JOIN THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS’ GRAINGER COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING FOR A SEMESTER-LONG INTRODUCTION TO CHICAGO’S TECH ECOSYSTEM

Since launching in 2018, The Grainger College of Engineering City Scholars program has brought top engineering students and classes from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign campus to Chicago to connect closely with Chicago’s tech industry.

This Fall, Grainger Engineering is excited to announce a new opportunity for students attending universities who are partners of the newly created Discovery Partners Institute. Students from UIC’s College of Engineering and Illinois Institute of Technology will be able to join the City Scholars program to take a shared set of classes across the three participating institutions, and participate in programming designed to immerse them in Chicago’s growing tech sector.

  • Meet growth stage tech companies and fortune 500 companies who are choosing Chicago to grow and hire.
  • Explore different ways to use Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Data Science skills in Chicago’s diverse industries.
  • Take engineering and entrepreneurship classes with top students from multiple universities, including University of Illinois’ Grainger College of Engineering.

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