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Job Summary

The Mechanical Engineering department invites applications from current ME graduate, and undergraduate students for the position of Lab Assistant.


* Attending Weekly planning meetings for the lab.
* Completing the lab Safety training.
* Assisting students in completing their lab work and course project.
* Promoting a professional and safe environment in the lab.
* Maintaining the lab as needed.
* Assisting in preparing laboratory materials and handouts.
* Grading homework, quizzes and lab reports using instructor provided solutions.
* Assisting the course instructor in proctoring exams and quizzes.

Required Qualifications*

  • Current enrollment in an Mechanical Engineering program
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Effective interpersonal and oral communication skills.

Background Screening

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U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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