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
 

Current Positions


Smart Sea Level Sensor Project (Summer 2020 Internships)
Atlanta-based position: Strong sense of visual design and user experience, Experience with modern web frameworks (eg Express.js or Flask on the backend; React or Vue on the frontend), Software development experience in one or more general purpose programming language, such as Python, JavaScript, or Java
Savannah-based position: Mapping, Public Health, Public Communication/Outreach

Smart Community Corps (Summer 2020 Internship)
The Georgia Smart Community Corps is a paid full-time (40 hours/week) internship for civic-minded Georgia Tech students dedicated to creating livable, and equitable communities through smart technology and data implementation over the summer semester. Fellows are placed in one of Georgia Smart Community Challenge grantees and be part of the project team.

CATEA (Summer 2020 Internship)
Continuation of ongoing efforts to improve services at Klemis Kitchen and to add fresh food options on campus. Desired skills and qualifications: passion, inquisitiveness, enthusiasm.

Recurring Positions

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.
 

Programs

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.