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Undergraduate Student Employment Opportunities

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Undergraduate Teaching Assistants help with First-Year Engineering courses, working with faculty and Graduate Teaching Assistants. Duties include helping students during class, grading, assisting with office hours, attending weekly meetings with the teaching team, and other duties as assigned. This position is paid hourly, and the expectation is for you to work 8 to 12 hours per week with the possibility of working up to 15 hours per week occasionally. To apply, students must have completed First-Year Engineering course work (or equivalent) with a B or better.

Spring 2019:  Applications are currently being accepted. For consideration, please complete the Qualtrics On-line FYE UGTA Application in its entirety.

If you have questions, visit the First-Year Engineering Operations Center in Armstrong Hall, Room B122 or e-mail:


First-Year Engineering Student Ambassador Team

Engineering Education is launching a student ambassador team to help promote First-Year Engineering students and their achievements, activities, and human-interest stories. Our new ambassador program is like an internship -  we are looking for 2-3 (max) hours per week. We’re looking for current First-Year Engineering students and First-Year Engineering Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (peer-teachers) who want to help promote the First-Year Engineering program for future Purdue Engineering students and our alumni fan base, build networking skills, and work behind the scenes of our social media presence. This is a paid position at $8.00 per hour.
Paid Responsibilities and Duties
  • Meet weekly with ENE communication team and student ambassadors
  • Pitch and create at least one original digital media content per week (photo or video and text) that supports FYE goals and mission
  • Share information to peers about campus events relevant to Purdue Engineering; (optional) attend for feedback/write-up
  • Other duties as mutually agreed upon by ENE communication leaders
  • Current First-Year Engineering student
  • Self-Motivated
  • Tech-Savvy (loves social media!)
  • Creative
  • Organized
  • Reliable
  • Professional
  • Experience using a variety of social media platforms
Position runs August 2018 - May 2019. 

All positions are currently filled. 

Graduate Student Employment Opportunities

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Graduate Teaching Assistants help ENE faculty with instruction and instructional material development for First-Year Engineering courses. Duties range from lecturing, course material development, maintaining course management software, holding office hours, grading, mentoring Undergraduate TAs, and other duties as assigned.

Applications are accepted throughout the semester on an adhoc basis. Priority is given to applications for the Fall semester that are received by APRIL 1. For consideration, please print your completed APPLICATION. Attach an up-to-date CV/Resume and deliver it to the collection drop box in Armstrong Hall's First-Year Engineering Operations Center (Rm. B-122). Only complete applications with CV/resumes are considered. Preference given to PhD students and early program Master students. Typically, hiring decisions are made in early April, and continue until all available positions are filled.

If you have questions, please stop in the First-Year Engineering Operations Center in Armstrong Hall, Room B122 or e-mail:

Faculty and Staff Employment Opportunities

ENE faculty and staff position openings are posted on Purdue University's Human Resource Services Web site. Learn more about our current faculty position openings.