Graduate Research Assistantships
Graduate Research Assistantships usually are awarded by individual faculty members. Graduate Research Assistants appointed for 20 hours per week earn a monthly salary and have tuition and individual health insurance fully covered. Graduate Research Assistants also usually are able to use their supported research toward determining and pursuing their Dissertation topic.
Graduate students are not eligible for ECE undergraduate scholarships. Scholarships at the graduate level are called fellowships.
- Graduate School Fellowships
- Cockrell School Fellowships
- Diversity Fellowships for Incoming Students
- Other Fellowships and Grants
- Other University Fellowships
- Externally Funded Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships may also be a part of financial support packages.Teaching Assistants (TAs) appointed at 20 hours per week earn a monthly salary and have tuition and individual health insurance fully covered. Although responsibilities for TAs vary with each professor and course, work usually includes grading exams and papers, leading discussion or laboratory sessions, and holding office hours to help students with coursework.
This is UT's main clearing house for employment information and opportunities. UT offers a convenient and easy system called hirealonghorn.org for students to find local part time and full time employment. Positions vary from Internet development to housekeeping.
Internship, CO-OP and Permanent Positions
The Cockrell School of Engineering's Engineering Career Assistance Center (ECAC) has a variety of local and national companies visit the UT campus for interviews year round. They also offer seminars on resume writing, interview techniques, and more to help students in the job search process.