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Student jobs

Science students can find flexible IUPUI jobs and engage in intentional Science academic and career advising.

On-campus employers offer flexible work opportunities to fit student schedules. We've found that these opportunities often help students clarify their academic and career goals.

Pre-Professional & Career Preparation (PREPs)

B110 Mentors

B110 mentors are trained to assist students enrolled in B110 with study skills and understanding course content.  Mentors work with a B110 instructional team consisting of a faculty member, a graduate assistant, and a peer mentor.  To apply to become a peer mentor, you must be a earning major or minor in psychology, completed B110 or both B104 and B105 with a grade of B or higher, have an overall GPA at least 3.0, and a psychology GPA at least 3.0.

If you are selected as a peer mentor, you will be assigned to a B110 section that fits your schedule.  Mentors are required to attend and assist during class sessions and participate in a bi-monthly mentor seminar held on Fridays.  For more information, please contact, Dr. Debora Herold, dssasso@iupui.edu.

Contact Debora Herold

Bepko Learning Center

Resource mentors are trained learning specialists who assist students with study skills. Mentors also work at the Resource Desk to provide information to students regarding academic support centers, tutoring, and campus resources. Learn more and apply.

Learn more and apply

Psychology peer advising

The Peer Advisor is a student held paraprofessional position. The Peer Advisor reports to the Director of Student Development and the Career & Academic Advisor and performs duties in the Psychology Advising Office. The main purpose of this position is to advise a diverse body of psychology majors educating them about academic and course advising resources & tools, career development resources & tools and experiential learning opportunities.

This will help build students' academic and career planning confidence, knowledge about their degree program and career options, and action plan to carry out their academic and career goals.

Learn more and apply

Chemistry peer-led team learning workshop leader

PLTL workshop leaders are students who have successfully completed C105. Workshop leaders guide and direct six to eight students currently taking C105 while improving their own comprehension and skills. Each week all the leaders get together with faculty to review the upcoming material and take their understanding of the material to the next level.

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First-Year Science Apprentice Program

This program is open to full-time first-year Biology students entering fall semester. Participants can earn $10.15 per hour working in the Biology department, 10 hours per week. This program may lead to additional student support, such as upper-level scholarships, employment in research/teaching labs and undergraduate research stipends.

If you are a first-year student (not a transfer) entering biology directly in fall semester contact Dr. Patrick Gentry (plgentry@indiana.edu) for further information.

NOTE: placements are made before or at the beginning of fall semester; no students will be added after that timeframe.

Contact Dr. Patrick Gentry

IUPUI Talent - Office of Student Employment

IUPUI Talent serves as an online resource of postings for on-campus and off-campus student employment, including work-study positions, internships, and full-time positions. Search Talent for open positions.

See Office of Student Employment

Student research opportunities

Across campus, collaboration occurs with scientists in IUPUI's 5 medical centers as well as the campus' professional schools of medicine, nursing, and dentistry. Students may choose from an array of research options that allow them to get paid as they work one-on-one with world renowned faculty in a laboratory--as early as freshman year!

See research opportunities

STEM Summer Internship

The STEM Summer Internship Program is funded by the Center for the Advancement of STEM Education (UCASE) at IUPUI. It aims to engage Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students in educationally purposeful activities that allow them the opportunities to examine their interest in and disposition for teaching science in middle or high schools. STEM Education Interns receive $3,000 stipends for working full-time in seven-week summer internship positions at IUPUI and other non-profit organizations in Indianapolis.

Learn more and apply

Math Assistance Center (MAC)

Potential mentors and tutors must be skilled in difficult mathematics and also possess the strong interpersonal communication skills needed to explain the details of those mathematics. Because of the demanding requirements to fill these positions and the commitment required, the individuals who work at the MAC are some of the highest paid students on campus.

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University Information Technology Services (UITS)

University Information Technology Services (UITS) is the administrator of the campus-wide IT infrastructure. They develop and maintain a modern information technology environment throughout the university in support of the university's vision for excellence in research, teaching, outreach, and lifelong learning. Hourly job opportunities include Technology Center Consultant, Support Center Consultant, IT Training Classroom Assistant and Service Desk Technician.

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University library

The University Library is the main library on campus and they hire students for various part-time positions including such things as Circulation Desk Attendant (checks out books, etc.), Computer Consultant (the library has a number of public use computers), Security Monitor and Shelving Specialist (sorts returned books and reshelves them appropriately).

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Life-Health Sciences Internships

Life-Health Sciences Internships connect IUPUI life and health sciences undergraduates with research and professional experience internships on and near the IUPUI campus. This program helps students to explore their career objectives and future career pathways while also fostering valuable professional connections between students and faculty and staff. The students belong to a community of interns and mentors who support one another throughout the internship experience and beyond.

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International students

Students in F-1 and J-1 status may work on-campus during their studies. F-1 students are automatically eligible and do not need to complete any paperwork. J-1 students must request authorization to be employed.

Learn more about employment for international students