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MnDRIVE Graduate Scholars

Apply now for several MnDRIVE (Robotics, Sensors, and Advanced Manufacturing) GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS with emphasis on outreach activities (mentorship for robotics teams, technology camps, etc.).

Position Details

  • MnDRIVE's objective is to create excitement about science and engineering with emphasis on robotics, sensing, and manufacturing. We do this through outreach to schools and other relevant groups, in order to provide broader access to STEM before post-secondary education.
  • Graduate students with energy and ideas for outreach activities are encouraged to apply. You will be assisting and guiding these outreach activities, as well as working with participants to provide the best experience possible. Priority will be given to those who will graduate after the 2021 calendar year.
  • The maximum award will be at the level of a 25% graduate assistantship and will be awarded to graduate students from the University of Minnesota for the 2020 Spring session.

Application Submission

  • A transcript (including overall GPA), a 2-page curriculum vitae with contact information, and a 1-page description of the applicant's outreach ideas are required. Please submit the information as a single PDF file to Char Psihos (psiho002@umn.edu). In addition, please arrange for one recommendation letter to be sent directly to the same email address. For more information, visit mndrive.umn.edu.

 

MnDRIVE Undergraduate Scholars

Apply now for several MnDRIVE (Robotics, Sensors, and Advanced Manufacturing) UNDERGRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS with emphasis on outreach activities (mentorship for robotics teams, technology camps, etc.).

Position Details

  • MnDRIVE's objective is to create excitement about science and engineering with emphasis on robotics, sensing, and manufacturing. We do this through outreach to schools and other relevant groups, in order to provide broader access to STEM before post-secondary education.
  • Students with energy and ideas for outreach activities are encouraged to apply. You will be assisting these outreach activities, as well as working with participants to provide the best experience possible. Priority will be given to those who will graduate after the 2021 calendar year.
  • The assistantship will include competitive hourly pay and will be awarded to undergraduate students from the University of Minnesota for the 2020 Spring session.

Application Submission

  • A transcript (including overall GPA), a 2-page curriculum vitae with contact information, and a 1-page description of the applicant's outreach ideas are required. Please submit the information as a single PDF file to Char Psihos (psiho002@umn.edu). In addition, please arrange for one recommendation letter to be sent directly to the same email address. For more information, visit mndrive.umn.edu.