Prof. Sirkka Jarvenpaa and Prof. Wen Wen at McCombs School of Business are looking for a research assistant in Summer 2013 semester for a project about firm innovation and technological standards. The student would expect 10~20 hours per week with UT’s standard compensation rate (or a little higher). The professors would prefer a student proficient in scripting and text mining. Interested students should submit a resume and a cover letter describing their interest and experience to Prof. Wen at Wen.Wen@mccombs.utexas.edu.
Archives for April 2013
Asatte Press is pleased to announce that we have flexible opportunities for students who want to gain some hands-on experience and build their portfolio in Animation, Illustration, Photography, or Video.
These are unpaid “learning experience” internships, which makes them very flexible and yields a number of benefits for the student:
1) Flexible Schedule – we can accommodate students who need to take classes or will have to travel during the summer.
2) No Previous Experience Required – we only require that students have passed their initial courses in the subject of interest. We will be happy to take Freshmen heading into their Sophomore year.
3) Variety of Interesting Projects – we have a variety of interesting small projects going this summer:
a) iOS Game (Animation, Illustration, Photography)
b) Android Game (Animation, Illustration, Photography)
c) eBook Development (Animation, Illustration, Photography, Video)
d) Blog-to-Book Development (Animation, Illustration, Photography, Video)
e) HTML5 Web Apps (Design, Photography, Video)
We only require that students have passed their initial courses in the subject of interest
Interested students should send a simple resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Be sure to cover:
– classwork you have created to date
– type of media you are most interested in
– other relevant work or project experience you might have had
– availability. Ie: what dates/hours can you work? Any schedule conflicts?
Portfolio: Please also attach either samples of your previous project work or URLs pointing to the location of things you have created online.
Development Gateway, a Washington D.C. based non-profit organization working on international aid management, and Innovations for Peace and Development, a research consortium at UT, are urgently seeking part- and full-time summer interns to provide data analysis support on an interdisciplinary project to better track global development assistance in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development.
Under the direction of Drs. Michael Findley and Catherine Weaver, the team of student researchers will geo-reference and categorize project-level data provided by donor governments. This summer, the project will begin geocoding aid projects in the following countries: Nepal, Senegal, Haiti, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.Training in GIS systems and coding methodologies will be provided.
Interns will also have the opportunity to learn tools for analyzing foreign aid data in conjunction with a variety of development outcomes including food security, health, climate change, democratization, and conflict.
Qualifications: Qualified candidates must be current undergraduates or graduate students and must have demonstrated interest in geospatial systems, international development, economics, or political science. French speakers and students with GIS experience are highly encouraged to apply as well.
Internships will begin as soon as possible and will continue throughout the summer, with possibility of a continued position with the Innovation for Peace and Development research team in the fall semester. Interns are expected to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week, and preferably will be able to commit between 30-40 hours per week in the summer.
Application: Interested candidates are invited to attend an information session on Monday, April 29th in CLA 1.302D at 5:30 pm. They should also contact Dr. Findley (email@example.com) and Dr. Weaver (firstname.lastname@example.org).