|Working Title||Graduate Assistant - First Year Research Exposure (FYRE)|
|Position Type||Graduate Assistant|
|Division/College||College of Science and Health|
|Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit||
The mission of the College of Science and Health is to provide an outstanding education in the diverse disciplines of science, health, and mathematics. The College is dedicated to student learning where enthusiastic faculty and staff intellectually challenge students in a supportive and professional environment. Fundamental to our mission is the belief in the value of education in the liberal arts and sciences and the creation of new knowledge. The College offers an outstanding academic and cultural environment for the university community and beyond.
Our vision is to be a premier comprehensive institution, excelling in both undergraduate and graduate education. We will provide academic programs that attract high-achieving students on a regional, national, and international basis. The College will have an outstanding reputation for the quality of its students learning, faculty and staff, state of the art facilities and technology, scholarly achievements, and community and professional service.
The FYRE graduate assistant will work closely to provide programming and weekly advising for 15 first-year students of color in the College of Science and Health. The GA will help to plan two week-long residential programs to introduce students to majors, careers, and research opportunities in STEM fields, while also providing holistic advising and support throughout the academic year. Historically underrepresented students of color are encouraged to apply.
• Must be accepted to a University of Wisconsin-La Crosse graduate program.
• Flexibility & independent problem solving;
|Working conditions and environment||
Occasional evening and weekend work required, local travel to indoor and outdoor research sites.