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Summer Appointment in TCE Office of Diversity Programs

The Office of Diversity Programs (ODP) in the Tickle College of Engineering is seeking a Graduate Coordinator for their 2022 Pre-College Summer Programs. The graduate coordinator reports directly to the Coordinator of Engineering Diversity Programs and will be responsible for assisting in developing, coordinating, and maintaining an environment which strives to provide a positive intellectual, emotional, and social living environment for students. In addition, the graduate coordinator will be available to the counselors and summer program participants while empowering them to grow and develop as students, citizens, and leaders. This is a 5-week appointment from May 23, 2022 to June 30, 2022.

  • Engineering VOLunteers for Tenth Graders (eVOL10). This program seeks to motivate rising sophomores who have an interest in engineering, provide awareness of college preparation and identify a potential career. Participants will learn about careers in engineering, explore the UT campus, tour engineering labs and facilities, attend ACT preparation seminars, spend a week living on a college campus, and take the ACT exam at the end of the experience.
  • Engineering VOLunteers (eVOL10) is from June 5–10, 2022.
  • High School Introduction to Engineering Systems for Twelfth Graders (HITES12). This program’s objective is to provide a showcase of the best engineering departmental experiences, work on real-time engineering research projects, and receive an introduction to campus life. HITES12 is a one-week program designed for students who want to enhance their math and science skills. All students interested in engineering are encouraged to apply.
  • High School Introduction to Engineering Systems for Twelfth Graders (HITES12) is from June 12–17, 2022.

Requirements: Must be a current graduate student at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Required Qualifications: Previous work experience or interaction with children or youth preferred.

Desired Qualifications: Pursuing a masters or doctoral degree in the STEM field (preferably engineering), higher education, counseling, or related field.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references via email by Wednesday November 10, 2021.

If you or any fellow graduate students in your department would be interested in working with HITES12 and/or eVOL10, please feel free to contact John B. Hoffschneider, Coordinator for the Office of Diversity Programs at johnbh@utk.edu to schedule a meeting to talk about the program(s).