Student Opportunities

Student Opportunities

Georgia Tech undergraduate and graduate students engage with IPaT in many ways, including joining research teams, collaborating with other students and faculty, and participating in student competitions. We also provide connections to industry partners, funding and other resources to facilitate student projects and research.

Jobs and Internships


New Positions

Web Development
We are seeking a creative student worker to assist with web development. The work will be completed remotely while campus is in a hybrid instructional mode. Interviews will be conducted virtually. Need experience developing HTML Canvas based client applications, back-end development skills (database, creating APIs, integrating with external APIs i.e. Qualtrics).

Skills needed:
• General Web Development
• JavaScript
• Experience with D3 or similar graphing toolkit
• Adobe Illustrator / SVG file format
• Experience with APIs / specifically integrating with Qualtrics
• Database set-up / login user account creation.

Recurring Positions

Lab Assistant (RNOC)
The student lab assistant serves as primary staff engaging with users of the RNOC Lab. They assist users with borrowing phones, tablets, and other mobile and wearable devices; Arduinos, Raspberry Pi’s and other IoT development kits; a variety of sensors; cameras and media capture devices and other various equipment from the RNOC Lending Library. They support students in preparation to compete in the biannual Convergence Innovation Competition, aid in the production of workshops and judging events for CIC. Student lab assistants have the opportunity to work on projects in the lab including data analysis, application development, server administration, and prototype design and development. Contact Faith Sumpter, IPaT Program and Operations Manager, for more information and to apply.

Technical Assistant II (IPaT)
Assist with technical office tasks such as desktop support (student must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel). Assist with maintaining an organized filing system and other tasks such as typing, faxing, running errands, assisting with receptions and greeting visitors. Assist with basic tasks associated with marketing outreach and conferences. Must be dependable, conscientious, and organized.

Student Assistant II (IPaT)
The Institute for People and Technology (IPaT), an interdisciplinary research institute at Georgia Tech is looking for a Georgia Tech student to assist our Research Communications team. You'll work closely with our Research Communications Program Manager to share Georgia Tech's research, news, and events across campus, with our external partners, and the media.

Student Assistant II (IPaT - Smart Sea Level Sensor)
IPaT's Smart Sea Level Sensor project is looking for a student assistant to work up to 15 hours per week during the Spring Semester 2020. The student will help with maintaining the team's contact database, developing content for newsletters, monitor social media and help with event set up. Desired skills include clerical and data entry tasks, ability to assist with events' associated tasks. Must be dependable, conscientious, and organized. The student must be proficient in basic software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.




GVU / IPaT Research & Engagement Grants
GVU / IPaT Research & Engagement Grants

The goal of this program is to engage researchers in thinking and working across disciplinary boundaries, as a means to generate the novel research questions and approaches required to address grand challenges.

Convergence Innovation Competition
Convergence Innovation Competition

The Convergence Innovation Competition (CIC) is a bi-annual event dedicated to helping students create innovative and viable products and experiences with the support of campus resources and industry guidance.

Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) Program
Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) Program

The Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) Program unites undergraduate education and faculty research in a team-based context. Undergraduate VIP students earn academic credits, while faculty and graduate students benefit from the design/discovery efforts of their teams.

IPaT and our affiliated units and faculty lead several VIP teams in the areas of augmented reality, sports technology, and more.

Georgia Smart Community Corps
Georgia Smart Community Corps

The Georgia Smart Community Corps is a paid full-time (40 hours/week) fellowship for civic-minded Georgia Tech students dedicated to creating livable, and equitable communities through smart technology and data implementation over the summer semester.

App Lab
App Lab

Run by students, the App Lab in Technology Square Research Building 333 is where students (of all majors and levels of expertise) can work, learn, and find collaborators within the community or Georgia Tech’s many industry partners.