Seeking UGTAs for Summer Program

Call for Applications – Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UGTAs)
Description: A summer teaching opportunity to assist Dr. Shermadou with teaching a 2-week on-campus course offering for NCKU (National Cheng Kung University) students visiting from Taiwan as part of a joint degree program with Purdue. The course will cover several of the topics from ENGR 131 and 132 (with more of an emphasis on 132 content), including data analysis, MATLAB programming skills and concepts, and engineering decision making.

Duties include: Helping students during class, grading, assisting with help sessions, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Prior experience as a UGTA preferred
  • MATLAB programming proficiency or experience in programming required
  • Experience with Excel and Microsoft Office
  • Must be available to work on-site (at Purdue) June 27 – July 8
  • Must be comfortable overseeing help sessions without instructor present
  • Enjoys working with people at all levels and of various cultural backgrounds
  • Works effectively as part of a team and is able to comfortably alter roles from
    leadership to followership
  • Positive attitude and patience

Key Course and Employment Details

  • Class is conducted every week day starting June 27 and ending July 8 (no class on July 4)
  • UGTAs will be responsible for being present during lecture times (3-hrs/day) and help sessions (1-hr/day) for NCKU students throughout the course offering
  • UGTAs will be responsible for grading HW assignments and the final project
  • The expected appointment is 15-20 hours per week at a pay rate of $15/hour

Application Process: Please send a statement of interest and current copy of your resume to Prof. Jesiek (bjesiek@purdue) by Friday, May 27. Finalists will then meet with Drs. Shermadou and Jesiek for further evaluation, with the goal of finalizing our UGTA selections in early June.


The Office of Future Engineers is hiring for Summer!

The Office of Future Engineers (OFE) is has openings for Summer Peer Counselors!

Peer Counselors assist with a variety of aspects in helping high school students and their families on their college search journey.

The flexible summer position starts at $8.00/hour with the potential opportunity to return for the Fall 2022 semester and beyond.

Below is the current job description. If you have questions or would like to apply, please reach out to Lindsay Elias at with your Summer schedule and resume.

Office of Future Engineers – Peer Counselors Position

The Office of Future Engineers is a main point of contact for prospective Purdue University Engineering students and their families. The office in Armstrong Hall of Engineering (ARMS1085) hires undergraduate students from Purdue University’s College of Engineering to provide information and answer questions about the Engineering Program and recruit prospective students, who are thinking about pursuing Engineering at Purdue. The student staff also serves as a supporting role for the Office of Future Engineers as a whole in planning programs and events for prospective students and their families. This position is open to any undergraduate student, who is currently pursuing a major in Purdue University’s College of Engineering. This student should be a motivated and committed team player that would portray Purdue University and the College of Engineering in a positive light to guests visiting Purdue. He/she must be willing to meet the expectations to accomplish the desired goals and objectives of the Office of Future Engineers.

 Job Responsibilities

  • Check and respond to incoming emails.
  • Answer phone calls and respond to questions accurately and concisely.
  • Monitor online web chat, and respond via chat, voice call, or video chat.
  • Provide testimonials about being an engineering student at Purdue.
  • Present at Engineering Information Sessions for prospective students and their families.
  • Meet and speak with prospective students and their families to provide them with information and clarification about the undergraduate Engineering program at Purdue.
  • Give tours of Armstrong Hall and other Engineering facilities to prospective students and their families.
  • Help develop programs which will include collaborating with current students and Alumni.
  • Create and email invitations to prospective students for upcoming events across the country.
  • Coordinate logistics for events on- and off-campus.
  • Register and update participants in events online.
  • Coordinate school and group visit requests.
  • Help to maintain our social media presence by posting relevant articles, pictures, and videos.
  • Coordinate chats and webinars with student staff and email invitations to admitted students.
  • Assist with daily operations of the office including creating packets and other assignments as needed.
  • Report to Office Manager for the Office of Future Engineers (Lindsay Elias

Computer Competencies

  • Intermediate/advanced level user of Microsoft Office Suite- including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Experience with databases, search engines, internet navigation

ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Opportunity

2022 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Program

ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

ExxonMobil Corporation, the largest publicly traded international energy company, has partnered with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) to create fellowship opportunities in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for Hispanic college students. Through HHF’s Latinos On Fast Track (LOFT) program, ExxonMobil seeks to nurture motivated college students across the country, with a passion for Engineering and Science.

Selected students will be exposed to a top-quality company by participating in this signature mentoring program. Each student will be paired up with an ExxonMobil professional to learn how their knowledge and skills are applied in a corporate setting. 

Fellowship Components
The Fellowship consists of five 1-hour meetings with a mentor (virtual or in person), participation in the Harvard-certified ExxonMobil mentee program (on-line), an exclusive curriculum to introduce Fellows to ExxonMobil and career opportunities, and a $1,000 educational grant. In addition, there exists the possibility to interview for ExxonMobil positions (internships/full-time) upon successful completion of the Fellowship.

Fellowship Requirements
This opportunity is highly competitive and open to rising sophomores, juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students attending a 4-year college or university.
Fellowship applicants with the following majors will be given priority: 

·       Civil Engineering

·       Chemical Engineering 

·       Computer Engineering

·       Electrical Engineering

·       Geoscience 

·       Material Science and Engineering 

·       Mechanical Engineering

Applicants with these majors will be considered also: Chemistry, Computer Science Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Petroleum Engineering, and Physics.

Other Requirements:

·       Must plan to pursue a career in the fields/majors listed above

·       Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher

·       Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States with a valid Social Security Number at the time of application. All legal permanent residents must submit a copy of their valid permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired).

For the 2022 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship

If you have questions please Please use “ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship” in the subject line.

The 2022 ExxonMobil LOFT Fellowship Application will close May 15, 2022, @11:59 p.m EDT.

This opportunity available through the LOFT program are for Hispanic students. Others interested should contact the company’s website directly


Invite – LEED Training – West Lafayette – Spring Webinars

Make your resume stand out with the premier sustainability designation called the LEED Green Associate! LEED is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. As buildings can become LEED Certified, people can become LEED accredited! The best way to break into the sustainability space is to attain the LEED Green Associate. It also shows employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field. Since the LEED GA exam doesn’t have a stellar pass rate, the value of the extra letters behind your name will carry even more weight.

Our engaging webinars have helped over 10K students and professionals learn the material cold AND clear the exam with a very high passing rate. The LEED Professional Designation has helped past participants attain internships and jobs and now is a great time to add this credential.

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training – Webinar and Online self-paced options:

I will be offering live webinars that can be streamed on any of the following dates:

1. April 23 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST

2. May 14 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST

3. June 2 2022 – 5:00PM – 9:30PM EST

4. July 9 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST

5. August 20 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST

6. September 10 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST    – OR –

7. On-demand recordings completed at your own pace

A. LEED AP BD+C (Level 2) – On-Demand

The above options (1-7) are all identical.

Register for a live webinar or start today with our on-demand recorded workshop completed anytime at your own pace here –

This course is instructed by a USGBC Faculty member and is the most effective way to pass. The USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can now be taken online from home. Save money by reserving your spot today and make a positive difference in your career!

Cost: $200 – Students can use the coupon code ‘green’ for $50 off (Discounted course price $150)

Save your seat by registering here for our live or self-paced options –

Please contact the instructor Lorne directly with any questions at