Category Archives: Jobs – On Campus

Job Posting: Paid Student Leadership Opportunity with Admissions

Have you enjoyed your Michigan Tech experience? Maybe you’ve built a 30 foot snow statue for Winter Carnival, held a leadership role in a campus organization related to your interests, or worked on developing new technologies through one of our Enterprise teams. The Undergraduate Admissions Office is hiring students with various campus experiences and a passion for Michigan Tech to serve as Student Telecounselors and Campus Tour Guides. Both roles provide you with an opportunity to share the Michigan Tech student experience and help prospective students determine if Michigan Tech is the right fit for them.
Student Telecounselors:  Calling takes place Monday through Thursday from 6 – 9 p.m. in the spring, on the third floor of Rehki Hall. You must work a minimum of two 3-hour shifts each week.

Campus Tour Guides: Campus tours are offered Monday through Friday with shifts available from 8 – 9 a.m.8 – 10 a.m.10 a.m. – 1 p.m.11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.12 – 1 p.m., and 2 – 4 p.m.

To apply, you must be an undergraduate student who has completed at least two semesters at Michigan Tech by the time you begin work and have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher.  You must be enrolled in courses for the semester for which you are applying, with the exception of summer.

If you want to make a difference for prospective Michigan Tech students please complete the attached application or apply through Handshake Posting Number #117102!  Completed applications including a copy of your course schedule for the semester you are applying for must be submitted no later than Friday, December 15.

 
Please direct questions to Angela Hoffman, aehoffma@mtu.edu906-487-1855.

Hourly Research Assistants for Traffic Video Annotation

Hourly Research Assistants for Traffic Video Annotation The high-performance computing laboratory for Sustainable Intelligent Transportation Systems (SITSLab) in the Department Civil and Environmental Engineering is looking for hourly research assistants to help a research project on using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to monitor traffic flow dynamics. The hourly research assistants will work with a Ph.D. student on using a semi-automatic traffic annotation tool, iATTS (Interactive Annotation Tool for Transportation Surveillance), developed at SITS-Lab to identify and annotate individual vehicle trajectories in UAV videos. The work will be conducted in our research laboratory, Dow 842. The hourly pay rate will be $10/hour.

To qualify for this position you should be familiar with the following computer operations:

  1. Google Earth (Google Maps) software
  2. Windows Paint
  3. Familiar with video play software such as windows media player
  4. Quick learning ability to operate a Windows GUI – iATTS

The successful candidates must be able to show excellent communication skills, demonstrated attention to detail, and a good work ethic. You have to pass a training test in order to do this work.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Dr. Kuilin Zhang (klzhang@mtu.edu).