Graduate Student Employment

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Paid Research Assistant for Machine Learning Research

Sidike Paheding, Applied Computing, is accepting applications for one or two hourly-paid research assistants to assist in conducting machine learning-related research. The basic requirements are proficient Python programming experience and good knowledge/experience in machine learning. Experience in deep learning is a plus. Email Sidike Paheding with questions and to apply.

Posted February 7, 2023

SYP Leader Positions

The College of Computing is accepting applications for multiple Summer Youth Programs (SYP) leader positions. SYP leaders play a critical role on the SYP team, co-planning, delivering content, and creating after-action summary reports. The leaders are a critical link between pre-college students and Michigan Tech, with a focus on previewing college life and academic success. The position starts around June 12, 2023, and ends around July 24, 2023. See details here. Apply on Handshake, Job #7407322. Contact academic advisor Kay Oliver with questions.

Posted January 18, 2023

Hourly Student Software Writer

Scott Kuhl, associate professor of computer science, is looking to hire a student to work on software that will allow an existing industrial robot to be operated remotely. We expect that the major components of the project will involve writing software relating to scheduling, robot control, and video streaming.

This is a paid hourly project during the Spring semester, with a realistic opportunity to receive summer 2023 funding to work on the project. The position is part of a funded project with West Shore Community College which aims to make an existing commercial industrial robot operable remotely.

If you are interested, please fill out this form. Questions? Please contact Scott Kuhl at

Posted December 12, 2022

Graduate Student Positions Available

Dr. Yakov Nekrich is looking for qualified and motivated graduate students, to work on efficient data structures. Full financial support as RA/TA is available. Current research focus is  on range reporting and compressed data structures; more information can be found at

Applicants are expected to have a keen interest  in the design of algorithms and data structures. Previous research experience and/or implementation skills are also desirable. Interested applicants should send their CV and transcripts to

Additionally, positions for undergrad students, paid on an hourly basis, are available.

Posted August 3, 2022