Employment


Undergraduate Student Employment Opportunities

Student Advisor

Student advisors work in the First-Year Engineering Program office to help advise first-year students, resolve schedule conflicts, drop and add classes, and answer general questions about the First-Year Engineering Program and University resources. Student advisors can also share their experiences of campus life with first-year students who may have questions about student organizations, classes, and managing coursework, for example.

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 a minimum of 7 to 8 hours per week with the possibility of working up to 12 hours per week occasionally.

For Spring 2014: all positions are filled.

For Fall 2014: download the application here. Students must have completed ENGR131 and ENGR132 (or equivalent) with a B or better to apply.

For Summer 2014: applicants must have prior experience as a TA in ENGR132. If you meet that requirement, contact Jim Whitford.

If you have questions, please contact Jim Whitford, Instructional Support Manager, at 765.494.3977, or email jwhitfo@purdue.edu.


Graduate Student Employment Opportunities

Graduate Research Assistant

Research assistantships are available for all PhD students, regardless of the semester in which they begin their studies.

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.

The application process for the 2014-15 academic year is CLOSED. For future consideration, please fill out completely the position application and print it out. Attach an up-to-date CV/Resume and deliver it to the collection envelope/drop box in Armstrong Hall's first-year advising office (Rm 1300). Only complete applications WITH CV/resumes will be considered. Decisions on hiring are typically made in early April, and continue until all available positions are filled.

If you have application questions, please direct all emails to: ENE-Employment@purdue.edu.


Postdoctoral Fellowship

Purdue University's Institute for P-12 Engineering Research and Learning (INSPIRE) invites applications for an INSPIRE Postdoctoral Fellowship position. More information can be found here.


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.