Job Opportunities and Internships

R2D2 Center Visiting Scholars Program

Job Opportunities iconR2D2 offers a wide variety of unique projects and experiences related to universal design, assistive/adaptive technologies, and community accessibility that will challenge and enhance the skillsets of visiting scholars and those wishing to complete a capstone project. R2D2’s focus on universal design, assistive technology, and community accessibility have provided past scholars with the opportunity to engage in projects and tasks such as…

  • Working with current center data to create a research project implemented with schools close to home
  • Engaging in teaching experiences
  • Creating grant proposals that went on to receive funding (I-Corps & IMPACT, HESTIA, MyAccessCoach, etc.)
  • Conducting app development for accessibility apps (AccessRatings for Buildings)
  • Presenting at state and national conferences (such as through the Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association, and the AOTA Education Summit)
  • Creating critical center-based taxonomies
  • Participating in the IMPACT program
  • And more!

Past visiting scholars have been involved in following ways:

  • OTD capstone projects
  • PhD dissertation scholars
  • MSOT third fieldwork rotations

If Interested: Please email Lauren Selingo, Program Center Coordinator at with your C.V. and a letter of interest.

R2D2 Center Graduate Student Assistantships

Job Opportunities iconOur graduate student assistantships provide R2D2Center program and project support. Some provide general support and some work in specific funded projects. Most student tasks revolve around core research, development, or training teams and performing activities related to technology and disability. Duties include assisting faculty and academic staff with preparing proposals, reports, manuscripts, informational products, presentations, and dissemination efforts that may include web postings and formal print publications. Often duties also include tasks related to data collection and data management.

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Graduate Assistantships in Mobility Lab

Students also work at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Mobility Lab at the Innovation campus. Please see the accompanying information for details.

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Undergraduate and Graduate Student Hourly Employees

The R2D2 frequently employs undergraduate students to work part-time on our teams. If you have an interest in our projects and are studying in a related field where we need your skills (e.g. rehabilitation professions, biomedical engineering, computer science, graphic design, architectural design) consider checking in with us about open or future positions.