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FGI expands Summer Internship Program

Timothy D. Stark, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jennifer Miller, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Billy Hernawan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Raymond Pu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, & Abdou Diouff, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
November 1, 2017
Geosyntheticsmagazine.com November, 2017

The Fabricated Geomembrane Institute (FGI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) expanded its student internship program to three companies and six interns during the summer of 2017. The first year of the internship program in 2016, one intern worked for Colorado Lining International (CLI) at various sites in the United States. The main objectives of the program are to introduce future civil engineers to the field of geosynthetics field, civil engineering construction, and provide a connection between possible future employers and the many undergraduate (~2,400) and graduate students (~1,200) at the UIUC.

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