UTeach Students

We are no longer accepting applications for Fall 2018. Spring and Summer 2019 positions will be posted in December 2018. 

Past Info:

Students in the UTeach Teacher Cetification Program will be compensated $14/hour in the Fall and, if sucessful, will have the option to continue in the Spring and Summer. To be eligible for a UTeach Internship with UTeach Outreach, you must have a minimum 2.8 GPA, be enrolled as a student at UT in UTeach Natural Sciences with the intention of getting teacher certification, and be dependable. If you would like to apply, please fill out the application HERE

Possible Spring 2019 positions may include: 

UTeach Outreach Course Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (6–20 hours) — Improve your presentation, teaching, and organization skills.

Afterschool Progam Club Leader (5–20 hours) — Improve your presentation, teaching, teamwork, classroom management, and student relationship skills.

Engineering and Physics Curriculum Development Team (5–10 hours) — Improve your lesson plan development and teaching skills. Some travel to nearby schools required to implement / test lessons in the UTeach Outreach Science Olympiad Programs. You can arrange a carpool.

Computer Science Curriculum Development Team (5–10 hours) — Improve your lesson plan development and teaching skills.

Mathematics Solutions Team (5–10 hours) — Improve your lesson plan development and teaching skills. You will work some hours at UT in Painter Hall with the team and some at schools that have UTeach Outreach UT PREP students to implement solutions. See the UT PREP summer camps page for more information.

Possible positions for Summer 2019 may include:

  • Engineering / Maker Intern - Engineering interns support a certified teacher to deliver hands-on lessons to groups of 6th and 7th graders. Build bridges and launch bottle rockets this summer! Great for those of you pursuing the Maker Certification in UTeach.
  • Mathematical Problem Solving Intern (Algebra to Pre-Calculus) - Mathematical Problem Solving Interns support a certified teacher to deliver hands-on lessons to groups of 6th-8th graders. The Problem Solving team ensures that our students like math and feel comfortable manipulating numbers and equations.
  • Computer Science Intern – These interns have the option of teaching Arduino to groups of 6th-8th graders OR helping a certified teacher teach C++, Java, and other programming languages to a small class of 9th & 10th graders. Great for those of you interested in computer science or who are pursuing the CS certification through UTeach.
  • Logic Intern – Logic interns help a certified teacher lead 6th and 7th graders through topics in symbolic logic and set theory. 
  • Physics intern (must have made an A in a semester of college physics or placed out of it) – Physics interns help a certified teacher deliver hands-on lessons to groups of 7th and 8thgraders. Build mousetrap cars and electric circuits this summer! Great for anyone wanting to teach, pursuing the Maker Certification, or who is passionate about discovering the way the world around us works. 
  • Algebraic Structures Intern – in this position, you would assist a certified teacher in leading groups of 7th & 8th graders through topics in abstract/modern algebra.
  • Statistics intern (must have taken at least 1 semester of college statistics including "R" programming and have made an A) – the Statistics intern helps a certified teacher teach groups of 8th and 9th graders topics in Statistics using “R” programming. These students then design their own independent inquiry, perform it in a UT research lab, and then bring the data back to your class to analyze it with your support. 
  • Research Methods Intern (must have made an B+ or better in Research Methods or equivalent lab course) – In this position, you would help a certified teacher mentor 8th and 9th graders as they design and implement their own independent inquiry in a UT research lab. The culmination of this class is a college-level research project. Having taken Statistics in high school or college is a plus.