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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 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 2020:  Applications are currently being accepted. For consideration, please complete the online application.

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

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 April, and continue until all available positions are filled.

If you have application questions, please direct all emails to:

Staff and Faculty Employment Opportunities

Instructional Support Manager - School of Engineering Education 

The First-Year Engineering (FYE) program at Purdue is in the process of hiring a manager for the Instructional Support Team (IST) for its FYE engineering courses. The Manager of the IST oversees the day-to-day operation of the engineering courses in the FYE program (18-20 sections per semester) . The manager is responsible for managing a group of 5 professionals, 10-15 graduate teaching assistants and 120 undergraduate teaching assistants per semester. The manager act as a liaison/support to faculty, the FYE administration and other stakeholders around campus. 

Requirements and how to apply can be found on Purdue's Careers website

Instructional Support Coordinator - School of Engineering Education 

The First-Year Engineering (FYE) program at Purdue University is in the process of hiring a new Instructional Support Coordinator (ISC) for its FYE engineering courses. The main two responsibilities of the ISC are 1) to coordinate the logistics of one of the introduction to engineering course at Purdue and 2) to work with faculty to develop high-quality curricular materials for the introduction to engineering courses at Purdue. 

The complete job description, requirements and how to apply can be found on Purdue's Careers website

Open Faculty Positions

Last Updated: October 7, 2019