How Can ΑΧΣ Help You?
AXΣ will open many doors for you as a student at the University of Illinois as well in your future as you embark on your career. The ties of brotherhood you create as a pledge and active in AXΣ are second to none. The Zeta chapter of AXΣ is currently one of the largest in all of AXΣ. The Zeta chapter is proud to have 70+ active collegiate members as well as 22 current professors.
The active members in AXΣ are very involved in other organizations and within the university. Current members are TA's, RA's tutors and on executive boards of numerous organizations. In fact there is a good chance that if you took a chemistry class at UIUC your TA was a AXE member! Our actives also hold prestigious internships in all the big companies and research positions. Members are quick to help you get a research position if you desire one, and take you through the process of obtaining a internship.
The Zeta chapter of AXΣ currently has 22 professors who are a member of AXΣ. 14 are in the Chemistry department, 4 in the Chemical Engineering department, 3 in the Biochemistry department and 1 in MCB. This allows you to meet professors in a casual setting and also gives you a connection if you want to apply to work in their lab.
The Zeta chapter has the biggest alumni base out of any other chapter in AXΣ! We have members who went to graduate school in the top schools and programs around the world. Also we have alumni who go on to work in industry, they work in all the big chemical, oil, consumer goods companies! whether its grad school or industry you wish to pursue after college AXΣ will help you gain the connections to make it easier!
We participate in community outreach events, including: Boy Scout merit badge counseling, Trick-or-Treat with Chemistry at the Orpheum Museum, and tutoring in the CLC.
AXΣ hosts many social events throughout the semester. Every semester we host a semi-formal, barn dance, apt crawls, movie nights, happy hours, intramural sports and much more!
AXΣ hosts events to help you in your professional aspirations. Events that are usually held are alumni chats, professors chats, etiquette dinners, resume reviews and company info sessions.