As a graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Engineering your many talents, great strengths, and big dreams will contribute to the legacy of engagement in the College. The following opportunities are considered high-impact experiences that will increase confidence, enhance personal and professional skills and equip you with a competitive advantage when you graduate and enter the workforce or pursue a graduate degree.
U.S. – Mexico Bidirectional Study Abroad Program on Smart Cities
Application Deadline: n/a
Program Title: U.S. – Mexico Bidirectional Study Abroad Program on Smart Cities
University: University of Guadalajara (UDG)
Download: Application Form | Recommendation Form
Technology and Innovations for Building Resilient & Sustainable Community Development: A Binational Faculty and Student Exchange Program
Application Deadline: n/a
Program Title: Technology and Innovations for Building Resilient & Sustainable Community Development
Universities: Instituto Tecnológico de Campeche, Instituto Tecnológico de Tlalpan, and Instituto Tecnológico de Hermosillo
Download: Application Form
John Von Neumann Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Sandia National Laboratories
Deadline: Applications for 2019 are yet not open.
The Computing Research Center (www.cs.sandia.gov/) and the Computer Sciences and Information Systems Center (www.sandia.gov/csit/) at Sandia National Laboratories invite outstanding candidates to apply for the 2019 John von Neumann Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Computational Science. This prestigious post-doctoral fellowship is supported by the Applied Mathematics Research Program in the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (http://science.energy.gov/ascr/). The fellowship provides an exceptional opportunity for innovative research in computational mathematics and scientific computing on advanced computing architectures with application to a broad range of science and engineering problems of national importance. Applicants must have or soon receive a Ph.D. in applied/computational mathematics or related computational science and engineering disciplines. Applicants must have less than three years of post-doctoral experience. This appointment is for one year, with a possible renewal for a second year, and includes a highly competitive salary, moving expenses and a generous professional travel allowance.
National GEM Consortium Fellowships Program
GEM is a network of leading corporations, government laboratories, top universities, and top research institutions that enables qualified students from underrepresented communities to pursue graduate education in applied science and engineering.
GEM recruits high quality underrepresented students looking to pursue Master's and Doctoral degrees in applied science and engineering.
GEM's principal activity is the provision of graduate fellowships at the MS and Ph.D. levels coupled with paid summer internship.
GEM MS Engineering Fellows receive*:
- $4,000 living stipend per full-time semester up to 4 semesters ($8K per academic year – 3 quarters)
- up to two paid summer internships with a GEM Employer Member
- full tuition and fees provided by a GEM University Member (UTEP is a member)
Ph.D. Engineering/Science Fellows receive*:
- $16,000 stipend in the first academic year of the GEM Fellowship
- GEM Member University provides a living stipend up to the 5th year of PhD program, equivalent to other funded doctorate students in the department
- a minimum of one paid summer internship with a GEM Employer Member
- full tuition and fees at a GEM University Member (UTEP is a member)
NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) Program
NASA announces a call for graduate fellowship proposals to the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) program for the 2018-2019 academic year. This call for fellowship proposals solicits applications from accredited U.S. universities on behalf of individuals pursuing Master of Science (M.Sc.) or Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Earth and space sciences, or related disciplines. The purpose of NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines needed to achieve NASA's scientific goals. Awards resulting from this competitive selection will be made in the form of training grants to the respective universities.
Proposals and submission instructions are located in the following link: http://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/
- Click on "Solicitations"
- Click on "Open Solicitations"
- Select "NESSF 16" announcement
You may also refer to "Program Specific Questions" and "Frequently Asked Questions" listed under "Other Documents" on the NESSF 16 solicitation index page.
All proposals must be submitted in electronic format only through the NASA NSPIRES system. The faculty advisor has an active role in the submission of the fellowship proposal. To use the NSPIRES system, the faculty advisor, the student, and the university must all register. Extended instructions on how to submit an electronic proposal package are posted on the NESSF 16 solicitation index page listed above. You can register in NSPIRES at http://nspires.nasaprs.com/.
For further information contact Claire Macaulay, Program Administrator for NESSF Earth Science Research, Telephone: (202) 358-0151, E-mail: email@example.com or Dolores Holland, Program Administrator for NESSF Research, Planetary Science Research, and Astrophysics Research, Telephone: (202) 358-0734, E-mail:. hq-nessf-Space@nasa.gov
2019 Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
More details at: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/FordFellowships/PGA_047959
Recruiters on Campus
Deadline: These Opportunities Keep Coming Through the University Career Center
Program Overview: Work experience in the form of interns and co-ops are great additions to any resume. Make sure to connect with company recruiters to learn more about organizations you see yourself working with.
Stay Connected via Job Mine: https://candidate.gradleaders.
Idaho National Laboratory
Idaho National Laboratory offers a diverse number of paid internship positions to undergraduate and graduate level students. These internship opportunities enable students to collaborate with experienced engineers in order to develop innovative solutions to challenging, real-world projects.
More details at: https://www.inl.gov/inl-initiatives/education/internships/
DAAD - Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)
RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students from the United States, Canada and the UK in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences and engineering. RISE offers unique opportunities for Bachelor students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for a period of 2 to 3 months during the summer. RISE interns are matched with doctoral students whom they assist and who serve as their mentors. The working language will be English. All scholarship holders receive stipends from The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to help cover living expenses, while partner universities & research institutes provide housing assistance.
More details at: https://www.daad.de/rise/en
Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program
All applications to the SCGSR program must be completed through the online application system.
The SCGSR Program Application Requirements Include:
- Required Fields of the Online Application System
- A SCGSR Research Proposal
- Official Graduate Transcripts and Proof of Ph.D. Candidacy
- Two Letters of Support
Applications are due: May, 2018 AT 5:00PM EASTERN TIME.
More details at: https://science.energy.gov/wdts/scgsr/how-to-apply/
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Detailed information about engineering research opportunities with the National Science Foundation can be found at: http://www.nsf.gov/crssprgm/reu/list_result.jsp?unitid=10006
REU opportunity at NSF Engineering Research Center at UT Austin
Detailed information about engineering research opportunities at UT Austin can be found at: http://www.utrgv.edu/cstem/resources/student/summer-external-programs/index.htm
Purdue Research Experience for Undergraduates
Detailed information about engineering internship opportunities at Purdue University: http://www.purdue.edu/research/Ugrad/opportunities.php?id=3
Scholarships on Campus
Deadline: These Opportunities Keep Coming Through the Office of Scholarships
Program Overview: Financing your education can seem daunting to many students; however, applying for scholarships needs to be something everyone tries. Make sure to connect with Job Mine posting and don’t limit yourself by assuming what you can or cannot apply for.
Stay Connected via Scholar Mine: https://utep.academicworks.com
Volunteering as a Ninjaneer
Deadline: The Opportunities Never End as a Ninjaneer
Ninjaneers are the College of Engineering’s volunteer corps that aims to engage students in the College of Engineering, UTEP and El Paso communities through service and service-learning events and activities.