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Undergraduate Education Assistants

The School of Biological Sciences welcomes application from undergraduates to assist our faculty members with instructional activities including teaching assistants, learning assistants, graders, lab prep workers and lab office managers.

Employment Terms:

  • All assistants are employed from one week prior to the start of classes through the end of finals week. They are required to be on campus for this entire employment period excluding student holidays listed on the University Calendar.
  • Fall Semester: August-December
  • Spring Semester: January-May
  • Students are paid a stipend distributed in bi-weekly installments

Also see internships in: Human Anatomy Lab and Human Physiology Lab

POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Teaching Assistants

  • REQUIRED: Completed the course with a minimum grade of B or better
  • Work 10 hours per week
  • Teach a one 3-hour lab section or two 1-hour recitation sections
  • Required to attend weekly training meetings at the time designated by the course supervisor
  • Includes time spent in the classroom, office hours and tutoring, grading, proctoring and preparation
  • Prior experience highly desired
  • Possible teaching assistant internships opportunities available to gain experience

Learning Assistant

  • REQUIRED: Complete the course with a minimum grade of B or better
  • Work 10 hours per week
  • Attends the course as the enrolled students to assist the professor
  • Includes time spent in the classroom, weekly pre-chapter meetings, office hours and tutoring, grading and answering questions

Grader

  • REQUIRED: Complete the course with a minimum grade of B or better
  • Work 10 hours per week
  • Assists professor in preparing assignments, grading and entering grades into Blackboard
Fall 2017 Undergrad Education Assistant Application - Due april 24, 2017

Lab Prep Worker

  • Work 10 hours per week
  • Set up and break down weekly labs, preparation of lab materials and solution
  • Clean and organize labs, set up equipment and equipment care
  • Take care of living organisms (plants and animals)

Lab Office Manager

  • Work 10 hours per week
  • Deal with student absences, make up exams and late assignments
  • Copy and distribute materials, maintains files

Fall 2017 undergrad Lab Prep Worker  Application - Due April 24, 2017

For Credit

Internship for Credit Form
BIOS 395 Internship (1-3 credits) Pass/No Pass only

Combination of work outside the University and academic work in biological sciences arranged through Career Services.
BIOS 395 will not count toward a major in biological sciences. Pass/No Pass Only.

Contact a faculty member whose research interests you.  Develop a plan with the faculty member.  Arrange for the faculty member to fill out and sign the internship form. Take the completed and signed form to 402 Manter Hall to obtain permission to enroll.

 

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