Graduate Research Assistantship in Division of Diversity and Engagement
Note: This position is no longer accepting applications. The Division of Diversity and Engagement (DDE) is seeking a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) to serve as the graduate research assistant for the Education and Training Consultant. This position begins August 2020 and provides an monthly stipend in addition to a tuition waiver for fall and spring semesters. This is a 12-month contract position with possibilities for renewal pending satisfactory performance. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: Beth Huemmer at email@example.com. Learn more about this position.
Graduate Assistantship in the Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies
Note: This position is no longer accepting applications. The Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies is seeking a graduate assistant for the 2020–2021 academic year. This position for the 2020–2021 academic year (8–1–20 through 7–31–21) is a half-time position with an expectation of 10 hours per week dedicated to position assignments, which include grading, assisting with research projects, and aiding with programs and projects for the Fern and Manfred Steinfeld Program in Judaic Studies. The stipend for this position will be $8100 payable in twelve monthly installments, beginning August 31, 2020. The award also carries a tuition waiver, and health insurance is provided. Students are responsible for some fees each semester which includes programs and services fees, a campus facilities fee, a technology fee, and a transportation fee. There is a Judaic Studies office in McClung Tower which the position is welcome to use as an office during the academic year. Any graduate students interested in this position should send Helene Sinnreich (firstname.lastname@example.org) an email with a CV and she will write back to set up a Zoom interview.
Assistantship in Office of Academic Inclusive Initiatives
Please note that The Office of Academic Inclusive Initiatives is no longer accepting applications for this position. The Office of Academic Inclusive Initiatives is seeking a Graduate Assistant to serve as an assistant program coordinator. The central focus of this position is assisting the Office of Academic Inclusive Initiatives staff with the planning, implementation, and assessment of programs and initiatives supporting first-generation college students, students of color, and other underrepresented and marginalized student populations. This position begins early June 2020 (start date is negotiable) and provides an annual stipend of $1,300 per month in addition to a tuition waiver for fall and spring semesters. This is a 12-month contract position with possibilities for renewal pending satisfactory performance. Contact Talisha Adams (email@example.com) with questions and download the details about the position.
Center for Student Engagement Seeks GRA for Graphic Design and Marketing
The Center for Student Engagement is seeking applications for a graduate assistant to assist with graphic design and marketing. This position will be responsible for the design and execution of campus-wide marketing plans for the Center for Student Engagement, including design of all office advertising and publications, as well as those requested for by the committees of the Campus Events Board, the Organization Resource Group, and All Campus Events. The position will also be responsible for consulting with student leaders about potential designs,creating media kits for large scale events and programs, and managing the CSE website and assisting with social media. Get more information about the position, or contact Ashleigh Moyer (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.
Department of Energy Accepting Applications for Program with Graduate Student Opportunities at National Labs
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program. The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. Applications are due by May 6, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. Visit science.osti.gov/wdts/scgsr for details about the program, research areas, and the online application.
Graves Business Plan Competition Offers Experience to Entrepreneurs
If you’re a master’s student considering starting your own business, or are already in the early stages of start-up, the Graves Business Plan Competition is a great opportunity. By participating in the competition, one can get help in building a business plan, get experience by pitching a concept, met other student entrepreneurs, and possibly win capital for the business. There are prizes up to $5,000 awarded in two categories to first, second and third place competitors. The deadline is March 5, so visit tiny.utk.edu/GravesApply to learn more about eligibility and apply!
Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life Seeking House Director
The Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life is currently seeking individuals interested in serving as a live-in House Director for several fraternity on-campus residences. Working in collaboration with university staff, local Housing Corporation Boards and Inter/National Fraternity Headquarters, House Directors are an important partner in providing oversight to the residential facility, offering mentorship and guidance, and ensuring the health and safety of all residents. Get more information about responsibilities, qualifications and benefits. Interested candidates may send resume and contact information to Jennifer Pierce, Assistant Director of Sorority and Fraternity Life at email@example.com.
Internship Opportunity at the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics for Master’s Students
ORAU (Oak Ridge Associated Universities) wants to let master’s students know about an internship opportunity with the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES), part of the National Science Foundation (NSF). NCSES is the world’s premier source for data and information on the science and engineering enterprise. For more information on this opportunity, contact SciEdPrograms@orau.org (please include reference code NSF-NCSES-2019-0002), or apply online at https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/NSF-NCSES-2019-0002. Internships are expected to be granted beginning in February.
GTA@OIT Grant Program is Accepting Proposals
Are you looking to rework a course for online delivery? Graduate Teaching Assistants or Associates within an academic department at UT may be eligible to apply for the GTA@OIT grant program. This program provides an award of $1,000 which can be used for travel or professional development purposes. You will also get assistance from OIT in redesigning a course or course component for web-based delivery in Online@UT (Canvas). To submit your proposal, visit the call for proposals for all the details. Submissions are due by Friday, January 31, 2020.
W. K. McClure Scholarship for the Study of World Affairs is Accepting New Applications
The W. K. McClure Scholarship is awarding up to $5,000 for “international projects aimed at enhancing and promoting education for world responsibility through legal, cultural, political, economic, social and scientific studies.” The deadline for applications is March 4, 2020 and the scholarship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students. The funding is eligible for use between May 12, 2020 and May 11, 2021. For more information and to apply, visit volsabroad.utk.edu/?go=mcclure or contact Brittany Davidson at firstname.lastname@example.org.