Peer Mentors for ENGR100.910: Socially-Engaged Design of Nuclear Energy Technologies

Hours: 0-5 Hours/Week (Fall)
Work Study: This job is eligible for work-study
Pay Rate: $15/hr or for credit as ENGR 256 Peer Mentorship in Engineering Design (1-2 credits)
Department: Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Positions: 5-10

Job Duration
This position will span the duration of Fall 2023. The work during Fall 2023 will include some instructional support for a new ENGR 100 section (Socially Engaged Design of Nuclear Energy Technologies) 

We seek 5-10 students to serve as peer mentors for ENGR 100 910, a design-build-test course required of first-year engineering students.
The course centers on nuclear energy and socially-engaged design. Students will also use XR technologies to learn the basics of fission & fusion technologies and engage community members in a nuclear energy facility project hypothetically sited in Ann Arbor. In this peer mentor role, mentors would support students in the class/Visualization Studio (Fridays from 11:30-1:30 and/or 1:30-3:30). Some additional flexibility to meet with students at other times during the week as needed is required. Those who would like to apply should email a resume and a short paragraph describing their interest in the role to Aditi Verma (aditive@umich.edu) and Katie Snyder (snyderkl@umich.edu). Be sure your resume highlights relevant coursework and experience.

Required Qualifications

    • Completed introductory NERS coursework
    • Experience working with XR technologies such as VR headsets (Oculus, Meta, Vive, Varjo)

Desired Qualifications

    • Experience working with first-year students

    • Interest in socially-engaged design

    • Interest in nuclear energy

    • Interest in XR technologies

North Campus

To Apply
Email your resume and a short paragraph describing your interest in the role:
aditive@umich.edu & snyderkl@umich.edu