Teaching & Project Assistantships

Project Assistantship

  • Open to MS and PhD students and applicants.
  • Recipients assist faculty in their research and assist the USP office in event planning.
  • Appointments are available at the 33% and 50% levels, including tuition remission and health insurance.
  • Appointments are renewable up to total of 2 years for MS students and 3 years for PhD students
  • Deadline: February 1

Teaching Assistantship

  • Open to PhD students and applicants.
  • Recipients participate in pedagogy brown bags sponsored by USP, among other responsibilities to USP.
  • Other responsibilities include staffing the USP booth at the UWM Open House in October.
  • Appointments are available at the 50% level, including tuition remission and health insurance.
  • Appointments are renewable up to total of 2 years for M.S. students and 3 years for PhD students.
  • Deadline: February 1

Consortium for Economic Opportunity / Milwaukee Idea Economic Development Fellow

  • Open to people who have participated in the Peace Corps, Americorps, or Public Allies.
  • See fellowship description.
  • Contact Lisa Heuler Williams (heuler@uwm.edu) and make sure that USP knows that you will be applying for a MIED fellowship.