"I was not originally planning on pursuing engineering, but I’m very glad I made this choice. I have become passionate about the work and have really enjoyed it. I plan to attend graduate school after graduation."
"I chose to come to Illinois Engineering because it is a world class school and both of my brothers also went here. My future career goal is to work in the HVAC industry."
"I plan to further my education in a medical college before seeking a professional position with medical research to help further nuclear medicine technology. I want to become a medical doctor first so I can better understand the research."
Nuclear, Plasma and Radiological Engineering
"I chose Illinois because of its strong reputation and the excellent resources to give students a great education. I am planning to attend graduate school to study computer science and electrical and computer engineering."
"Illinois Engineering has provided me with a multitude of opportunities to explore cybersecurity and data science. I was able to take advantage of these because of the scholarship I received."
Systems Engineering and Design
"I look forward with confidence to beginning my professional career with such a strong educational foundation."
"The civil engineering program at Illinois is one of the best in the nation, and with my scholarships and in-state tuition, it was the best choice financially."
"I plan to continue my studies in graduate school in electrical engineering with a specialty in optical remote sensing and satellite communication. I want to eventually obtain a PhD and become a professor."
"I am a problem solver at heart, which is the main reason why I wanted to pursue engineering. I plan to attend graduate school in physics after graduation. My undergraduate experience at Illinois has been quite research-oriented, and I would like to eventually conduct experimental physics research as a professor."
"After graduation, I will return to El Segundo to continue working for Boeing with my team from this summer. I have been blessed with a great college experiences at Illinois, and I’m excited to see what is in store for me in my future career as an engineer."
Materials Science and Engineering