Thursday, November 21, 2013

Internship posted at Office of Experiential Learning

The Institute for Simulation and Training (IST) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) is looking for 2nd-semester sophomores or juniors majoring in science or engineering to provide student support in the role of an Advanced Technologies Research Assistant supporting the US Army Simulation & Training Technology Center (STTC) in the Research Park.  This position supports research under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).  Some software or graphical programming experience is helpful.  Duties and responsibilities of the position include:
Research and Development (R&D) Support.  Support includes, but is not solely limited to, support for R&D in the areas of decision support, cognitive neuroscience, robotics, social network analysis, medical research, advanced physics, team and individual training, sensor exploitation, information processing, material science, hardware and software development.  Students provide support to staff in the following areas:
  1. Conduct research, present findings, and provide technical expertise, supervision and technical management in support of these efforts. 
  2. Support performance measurement and metrics collection as required in facilitating process improvements.
  3. Independent (Institutional) Review Board (IRB)Application, Preparation for Protocol Review and Approval. 
Students are exposed to a variety of cutting-edge technologies and have a great deal of autonomy and responsibility for carrying out assigned tasks. 
Security clearance and US citizenship required due to job location.
The positions are in support of the U.S. Army.  Students work in the Army facility in the Central Florida Research Park (UCF).  Salary:  $8 - $12/hr., 15-20 hrs/wk.  
(*U.S. citizenship)
**Please apply at​

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

NASA Internships

APPLY NOW for NASA KSC Pathways Positions 
NASA Pathways Internship Employment Program (IEP): This is a paid program for students currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a degree seeking program. These interns work alternating semesters between work and school through graduation and these positions may lead to full time employment with NASA. This program is very similar to the previous NASA co-op program.
Center: Kennedy Space Center, FL
Application Period: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 through Friday, November 8, 2013
Application Deadline: Friday, November 8, 2013 11:59pm
Anticipated Position Start Date: Monday, January 27, 2014 or Monday, February 9, 2014
Available Positions: 26
Application Website:

KSC Pathways Program Information Website:
Education Levels: Ranging from undergraduate to graduate
Current Preferred Majors:
Major Announcement Number
Mathematics and Statistics KS14I0002
Electrical Engineering KS14I0010
Aerospace Engineering KS14I0011
Mechanical Engineering KS14I0012
Industrial Engineering KS14I0013
Computer Engineering/Science KS14I0014
Civil Engineering KS14I0015
Chemical Engineering KS14I0016
Physics KS14I0017
**After you apply online through please do not forget to submit your transcript and veterans documents (if applicable) via email to prior to the closing of the announcement following the instructions provided in each announcement**

*Students must apply directly for these positions at the website shown above.​

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Office of Undergraduate Research

Got this from a TA in OUR

I'm running an Intro to Research class in the spring which focuses on preparing undergrads to enter research. If you know of any undergrads (in any STEM field) that may be interested, perhaps in classes that grad students TA in, please send them our way! More info and the application (due Nov. 15) can be found here:


Neyda VanBennekom
Graduate Teaching Associate
Office of Undergraduate Research
University of Central Florida
Technology Commons II, 209