Internship Placements

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"UTeach Internships are extremely valuable. Local schools and other education organizations get interns that are knowledgeable of the subject matter which helps enhance their student's learning experience. UTeach students get a significant amount of financial support which, helps ease the burden on their parents or whoever else may be supporting them financially. It's a win-win"    (UTeach Intern, Spring 2012).

The goals of UTeach and the UTeach Internship program are to address the critical need for highly qualified STEM teachers.  The UTeach Internship program partners with STEM focused organizations and local schools to help fill the growing demand for high-quality STEM pre-service teachers, mentors, and tutors. UTeach interns gain valuable field experience while bringing innovative and effective STEM teaching methods to K-12 students; especially in underserved areas of the community

Internship Placements - Spring 2018

Please review the list of possible internships from the list below. Each placement will list an description of the position, the location, and hours. Once you have decided, use the choice form link below to request a UTeach internship. A new choice form request is required every semester.

Internship Choice Form 

Positions are offered on a first come,first served basis. Interns are responsible for familiarizing themselves with the UTeach Internship policies and procedures and new interns must complete an internship orientation prior to placement.

UTeach Internships

Titlesort ascending Contact Name
Westcave Preserve Paul Vickery
UTeach Math Department Intern - *pre approval required Dr. Mark Daniels
UT Online High School Tutors Eric Fredrickson
Travis High School Science Interns Kelsey Bach (Science)
Travis High School -Engineering (*UTeach Maker) Miriam R Reyes Juarez (UTeach Maker Teaching Fellow)
The Young Scientists Program at Kealing MS/ LASA HS Jo Garcia
The Thinkery – the new Austin Children’s Museum (FULL/CLOSED) Dana Mahoney
Step Peer Mentor (FULL/CLOSED) Dr. Shelly Rodriguez
River City Youth Foundation Mona Gonzalez
Reagan High School - MAKERSPACE/Engineering Eric Shaffer
MathHappens.org Lauren Siegel (UTeach Maker Mentor)
LBJ Early College High School - Engineering/Robotics Ronald Bell
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Julie Graham
Innovation Lab for Design @ Magellan International School Patrick Benfield (UTeach Maker Mentor)
High School Research Initiative (HRI) *pre approval required (FULL/CLOSED) Gwendolyn Stovall / Denise Ekberg
Girlstart Program Leader Katelyn Wamsted; Shelby Schaefer; Kristi Eschberger
Environmental Science Institute Didey Montoya; Dr. Jay Banner
Crockett High School - Math and Science Interns Lou Kuhn (UTeach Grad)/ Allison Paris
Chembridge (FULL/CLOSED) Dr. Kate Biberdorf
Cedars International Next Generation High School Steven Zipkes
Breakthrough Elvira Marin
Bedichek Middle School Math Zeke Chavez
Austin Partners in Education (Math) Andrea Panter
Austin High School - Academy for Global Studies (Math and Science) Kelly Wroblewski
Austin Achieve Public School Emily Morrison
Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders -Makerspace (*UTeach Maker) Oren Connell (UTeach Maker Mentor)
UTeach Outreach *pre approval required (FULL/CLOSED) Mary Miller