Category: Teaching

Michigan Tech SYP Staff Positions Available

Summer is almost here! Do you know a college student who is looking for a summer job where they can make an impact? Summer Youth Programs (SYP) is seeking counselors who are excited about helping youth explore their passions for learning!

SYP hosts weeklong residential and commuter programs for students in grades 6-11 here at Michigan Tech. We have several different positions available, both full-time and part-time, some including room and board. SYP is sure to have a position that is the right fit and offers a rewarding experience that builds leadership and interpersonal skills. Applicants do not need to be enrolled at Michigan Tech to apply! Dates of employment are June 12 to Aug. 6.

Please share this opportunity and have interested applicants check out our employment page for position descriptions and an application.

Applications close June 1!

Design Expo Support Workshops at Michigan Tech


Prepare for Design Expo and other term-end presentations the right way — with peer support, pizza and support from dedicated library and writing center staff!

All workshops listed below will take place in the library’s East Reading Room from 4-5 p.m. Please register for sessions that interest you so we don’t order too much, or worse, too little pizza!

  • Tuesday, March 29 — Video Creating & Editing
    We’ll provide basic info on creating and editing more professional and accessible videos. The second half of the workshop will be devoted to open work time and questions.
  • Tuesday, April 5 — Explain Your Project to Anybody
    Practice talking about your design in a concise, easy-to-understand way so you’re ready to share at the Expo. Come prepared to answer a few questions about your design!
  • Thursday, April 7 — Communicate with Images & Visualizations
    Co-hosted with the Writing Center! Discover a range of tools and resources that will ensure your images and data are readable and appealing. The second half of the workshop will be devoted to open work time and questions.
  • Wednesday, April 13 — Explain Your Project to Anybody
    A skill so important we are holding the session twice! Come to one or both!

Find registration links at the Van Pelt and Opie Library website.

By Van Pelt and Opie Library.

Michigan Tech Husky Connect is Looking for Student Mentors

The Husky Connect Mentorship Program is looking for student mentors for our Peer to Peer Mentoring Program. Mentors will help in aiding first-year incoming students during their transition to Michigan Tech and the surrounding community by providing direct support and resources that will increase students’ success, sense of belonging and engagement with the University.

Each mentor is assigned first-year student mentees to meet with during the summer before they begin their first fall semester. Husky Connect mentors receive compensation for the time they spend with their mentees.

If you know a student who would make an amazing mentor, suggest that they sign up and learn more at our website. Applications close Friday (March 4) at 5 p.m. For more information, visit our Husky Connect website or contact Ashley Curie at ancurie@mtu.edu.

By the Center for Diversity and Inclusion.

Michigan Tech Husky Connect Looking for Student Mentors!

Do you know a current student who’d be great at helping new incoming students adjust to new environments and achieve their goals?

The Husky Connect Mentorship Program is looking for Huskies willing to give new students the value of their experiences. Each mentor is assigned one or two first-year students to meet with during the summer before they begin their first fall semester. Husky Connect mentors receive compensation for the time they spend with their mentees.

Students can learn more about this peer-to-peer program and apply to be a Husky Connect mentor on our website. Applications close Feb. 18 at 5 p.m.

For more information, please contact Mayra Morgan at msmorgan@mtu.edu.

By the Center for Diversity and Inclusion.

Michigan Tech Seminar: How to be an Effective GTA/GTI

Do you ever find yourself wondering how to be an effective graduate teaching assistant (GTA) or graduate teaching instructor (GTI)? The Professional Development Committee at Graduate Student Government will be hosting Michael Meyer as a speaker for our “How to be an Effective GTA/GTI” seminar.

Meyer is the director of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at MTU and teaches a course about this very thing, so don’t miss this invaluable material!

Register to attend.

By Graduate Student Government.