Time and Talents

Part of the benefit of attending Illinois is the network of amazing alums like you. Our students are eager to find mentors, learn your secrets to success, land internships, and just hear about life after Illinois. Consider giving back to the College in this way in order to help our current students.


  • Become a mentor
  • Attend alumni events
  • Stay engaged with your department
  • Recruit students to work at your company
  • Host a dinner or networking party
  • Share your story through video or print
  • Provide students with internships
  • Partner with Illinois faculty/students in research
  • Attend Homecoming or Engineering Open House
  • Serve as an Engineer in Residence
  • Nominate a fellow alum for an award
  • Keep your contact information up to date
  • Speak on campus or at regional events
  • Connect through social media
  • Serve on a campus board