Health Make-A-Thon Competition Is Open

From the Carle Illinois College of Medicine-

Carle Illinois College of Medicine recently announced the opening of the submission period for the second annual Health Make-a-Thon competition. This year it is a state-wide competition. Any resident in the state of Illinois is invited to submit their great idea to improve human health. The winners will receive $10,000 in support to turn their idea into a reality in the Health Maker Lab

Major Jump ARCHES Expansion of $50 Million Announced

Exciting news for the Jump ARCHES partnership was announced in July, 2019! Read the full details here from the Grainger College of Engineering 

The Jump ARCHES Expansion Celebration and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on October 9, 2019 at the Colonnades Room at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, IL. Please see the video below and join us in celebrating the expansion of our program!

Jump ARCHES Summer Internship Applications

Jump ARCHES Summer Internship 2019

Jump Trading Simulation and Education Center ( and the University of Illinois Health Care Engineering Systems Center ( are pleased to announce the Jump ARCHES summer internship opportunity in Medical Simulation and Virtual Reality. This internship, located at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, is a full time summer internship.

Skill Base required:

  • Undergraduate/ Graduate students in ECE / Computer science / Bio-engineering programs with a strong academic record
  • Strong programming skills in C#, C++
  • Experience working in UNITY; Prior experience using HTC Vive/Oculus Rift/Oculus Go is highly preferred
  • Prior knowledge or experience in virtual reality
  • Willingness to learn and explore new applications for Virtual Reality in Health Care
  • Should be a self-starter and work effectively in self-directed and proactive manner
  • Ability to collaborate and work within a team and adhere to the timeline of the project

Project specifics and roles will be discussed during the interview process. Interested candidates, please send your resume to