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Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTA) are employed in many undergraduate CS courses (15900,17700, 18000, 24000, 25000, etc.) . UTAs assist Faculty & Staff in daily course operations, and provide instructional aide to course students. UTAs may Grade course content, create/troubleshoot course content, hold office hours, conduct laboratory or PSO sessions, and perform clerical/administrative tasks. Duties and responsibilities may vary based on course and instructor. Interested applicants should have previous course experience with a B or better , previous TA experience is preferred , intermediate working knowledge of course tools and terminology. A Minimum commitment of 5 hours a week.

Starting pay is $9/hour.

Interested students should apply here:

 Summer & Fall 2021 Applications open April 12th

CS UTA Application


(Courses TAs fill up fast, so don't wait too long)


Summer Bridge Teaching Assistant: The Computer Science Bridge Program is a two-week program in August to teach the fundamentals of programming and the Java programming language to incoming freshmen who have little to no experience with coding. The 2021 Bridge Program will run from Aug. 2 - Aug. 13. Applicants should be able to work for the entire duration of the program. In-person TAs for this position will be required to work in lab environments for four hours a day. Meals are paid for, housing is not. Remote TAs will be required to work for 4 hours a day from home, potentially at unusual work hours to accommodate online students who are not in Purdue's time zone (EST). An ideal candidate for this position should be proficient in Java and enjoy or have a passion for teaching others, particularly those with little to no experience. 

International Applicants: For COVID-19 safety, international students wanting to TA in-person will have to quarantine 7-10 days prior to the start of Bridge. These quarantine requirements are subject to change as we move through spring semester. If quarantining ahead of time is not available, or if the specific quarantine requirements are altered or restricted entirely, all international TAs will be assigned to the online Bridge option. 

Applications close April 11th at 11:59pm.

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Undergraduate Student Assistant

Update company event template, advertising upcoming company events. Print and post advertisements (flyers/posters).

Availability to assist with evening tech talks both in-person to assist reps with any needs and virtually to host zoom talk. Assist with any set-up/clean-up, refreshments.

Help with company and department events (job fair, awards banquet, graduation socials, etc). Set-up/clean-up, enforce COVID guidelines (social distancing, masks, etc).

Help purge old files, business card files, etc.

Assist with large mailings (holiday greetings, scholarship solicitation, etc)

Assist in reading/assigning points to student papers for CS 291 and 391.

Work with staff to edit scholarship awards banquet document (March, April).


Interested Students please send a resume to both Sally Luzader luzaders@purdue.edu & Pat Morgan pmorgan@purdue.edu by Friday the 27th.

Last Updated: Aug 18, 2021 5:03 PM

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