Earn-Learn Apprentice Positions

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 Earn-Learn Apprentices earn an hourly wage while working part-time within the college.  Students work for a sponsoring department or program in ways that both further their own education and serve the needs of the sponsoring unit.

 Student benefits include:

  • Learning new skills
  • Earning money (minimum $10/hr)
  • Improving your marketability

Earn-Learn apprentices are partially funded by the hiring department or program. The remainder of the funding is provided by the college or a donor to the college. Requirements vary by position.  All apprentices will be expected to:

  • Attend an introductory meeting explaining the program
  • Attend Discrimination and Harassment Awareness Training
  • Write a thank-you letter to the Dean or the donor who supports you
  • Complete an evaluation form at the end of the semester

Questions regarding the Earn-Learn Program? Have a look at the Earn-Learn brochure, or contact Dan Watson at 303-492-4404.

Spring 2015 Opportunities

(Please note that in addition to posts here, additional opportunities may be advertised by your department. Check individual department websites for more details.)

  • Looking for a student to help manage Space Grant's computer systems and technology.  Take care of Windows administrative tasks.  Learn how to manage back end UNIX administration issues such as running apache2, MySQL, Ubuntu servers.  Help manage the space Grant website.  Upkeep desktop hardware and software.  Not a lot of previous experience required, as much will be learned on-the-job. Minimum experience: Web page design; familiarity with UNIX systems and the terminal; ability to coordinate with student teams; willingness to learn and adapt.  Past UNIX administration and web development, Joomla or other Content Management System experience helpful.

    Contact: Bernadette Garcia

    Office location: DLC 270H

    303-492-3141 (direct)


  • Seeking a customer service oriented individual who is a detailed, organized team player, yet is able to work independently.  The position is located in the Dean’s Office of the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and involves a variety of office duties to assist staff with projects and tasks, including filing, copying, scanning, reception desk coverage, answering phones, updating spreadsheets, etc.  Must be an excellent verbal communicator, and fluent with Microsoft Excel and Word.  Graduate Student preferred.     

    Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to laura.vidal@colorado.edu

    Contact:  Laura Vidal

    Location: Engineering Dean’s Office, ECAD 100

    Email:   Laura.vidal@colorado.edu


Important Announcements

December 2014 Engineering Recognition Ceremony to be held at Macky Auditorium on December 19, 2014.

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