UF CPET prides itself on providing UF Students and other job opportunities that are rewarding for both the employee and the community we serve. Our department is mission focused and all roles in the department focus on providing customer service and support for our K-12 Student & Teacher Outreach programs. Student positions also help provide students with opportunities to build communication and other important professional skills.
UF Students are welcome to apply at any time for an Student Office Assistant position with UF CPET. Student Assistants mainly assist with everyday office tasks including, but not limited to file management, data entry, and application management. Number of positions vary by semester.
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Each summer we hire counselors to serve as both logistical support as well as student mentors for high school students attending academic summer programs on the UF Main Campus. Counselors should have at least 2 years of undergraduate experience as well as an interest in STEM and working with high school students. All counselors are provided with training and professional staff support. The time commitment required varies by program but varies between 3 weeks and 10 weeks.
The Education/Training Specialist II position assists with the design, coordination, teaching and follow-up activities connecting secondary school science teachers and students with scientists and current laboratory-based research, especially in the areas and technologies related to the biosciences. Primary responsibilities are related to an NIH Science Education Partnership Award and affiliated programs with a focus on bench and translational research related to emerging pathogens. Other significant responsibilities include assisting in coordination and teaching in an Academic Enrichment program for undergraduate students underrepresented in the Health Professions.