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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.

Recurring Positions


IPaT Student Employee Application ("not accepting applications at this time")
IPaT is seeking students at all levels of student employment for the 2024-2025 academic year. We are seeking undergraduate student assistants (including federal work study) as well as graduate research assistants. If you are interested in applying, please complete a brief application including your resume at https://b.gatech.edu/3xCGoWk.

Student Requirements (minimum qualifications):

  • Be enrolled full-time at Georgia Tech
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above
  • Have reliable transportation to campus (if needed)   

Available positions include (more may be added later):

  • Student assistant: Maintain office operations, RNOC lab's lending library, support annual Convergence Innovation Competition, and providing broad support to IPaT's signature events. Responsible for day-to-day office operations (including campus errands, setting up rooms for meetings/events, event support) and may be asked to provide assistance with RNOC's projects including data analysis, application development, etc.
     
  • Student assistant: Support unit activities including a variety of duties across administrative, academic, and research responsibility areas. Activities may include (but are not limited to) marketing and promotions (using MailChimp, Eventbrite, and more), event support (setup and take-down), equipment maintenance (network printers, large-scale poster printer, etc.), supply inventory and supply storage, general administrative recordkeeping, filing, and general assistance with unit space, activities, and programs.
     
  • RNOC – platforms architectures: This work includes exploring and building containers, orchestration, and AWS in support of various IoT and Mobile projects.
     
  • RNOC – mobile application development and app store services: develop and maintain mobile applications and sites for research projects and campus living labs, shepherd campus applications through the app store submission and testing process.

    Questions, contact: ipat@gatech.edu 

GET INVOLVED
Interested in working at IPaT as a student assistant? Contact IPaT's Program and Operation Managers, Faith Sumpter and Dorie Taylor.

GET INVOLVED

Interested in working at IPaT as a student assistant? Contact IPaT's Program and Operations Manager, Faith Sumpter.

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.