UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE SPACE INSTITUTE (UTSI) 2022 SUMMER RESEARCH INTERN PROGRAM
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Summer Research Intern Program at UTSI in Tullahoma, Tennessee provides undergraduate students with research experiences. Interns are assigned to the supervision of one or more UTSI professors and given a long-term research project to complete over the course of the summer. At the end of their appointment, interns summarize their research in individual final reports and discuss their findings in short presentations. Some travel may be required. Additional educational opportunities are provided, including engineering seminars and a career panel discussion. Due to COVID-19 developments, the program is subject to change.
EMPLOYMENT DETAILS: 9 Week Summer Internship Application Deadline: Friday, March 4, 2022 Position Type: Temporary, Part-time (75%) Salary: Total of $4,050 stipend ($15.00/hr x 30 hrs/wk x 9 wks) Location: UTSI campus in Tullahoma, Tennessee Starts On: June 6, 2022 Ends On: August 5, 2022 Travel: Some travel to other facilities may be required.
REQUIREMENTS: These internships are open to undergraduate students who are majoring in physics, chemistry, material science, computer science, mathematics, all branches of engineering, and related fields. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older. Depending upon the fund source, U.S. citizenship may be a requirement. Candidates must have an interest in attending graduate school at UTSI. Candidates should also have enthusiasm for research, a desire to learn, and the ability to work well with others.
HOUSING INFORMATION: A limited amount of on-campus housing is available for summer research interns. The dormitory overlooks Woods Reservoir and a room can be reserved on a first come, first serve basis. There is no cost associated with staying in the dormitory but sharing the space with a roommate is a good possibility. Pending COVID-19 developments, availability of rooms could be affected.
To apply, please completeALL of the following steps:
Attach Academic Transcript to Online Application. An unofficial transcript is acceptable.
Attach Letter of Recommendation to Online Application. Letters of recommendation may also be submitted directly to the email@example.com email box. Please reference the applicant's name and include "Letter of Recommendation" in subject line - Example: Jane A. Student - Letter of Recommendation.
The University of Tennessee Space Institute is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status.
The mission of the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) is to serve the State of Tennessee and the nation as a resource for the professional development of engineers and scientists through graduate education, interdisciplinary research, and the transfer of technology, particularly as related to the space and aerospace sciences. The Institute is committed both to providing a high quality learning and research experience leading toMaster of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in selected areas of engineering and science and to continuing professional education.