Discovery Learning Apprenticeship Application


     The College of Engineering and Applied Science is pleased to offer research opportunities (Discovery Learning Apprenticeships) in fall 2014 and spring 2014 for undergraduate engineering students. You could be one of approximately 50 apprentices who will be funded at $10/hour up to $1,500 each semester (10 hours per week for 15 weeks during the semester). Earn money and gain valuable, resume-worthy experience while working with graduate students and faculty on fascinating projects!


     Prior to submitting an application, you are encouraged to contact the supervisors of the projects in which you are interested in order to obtain more information. Please be aware, however, that these supervisors do not make the final hiring decision. You can find detailed project descriptions online by viewing the 2014-2015 advertised apprenticeships (these will be posted by April 1st, 2014).


     By April 30th, 2014, complete the application below and upload a resume and a cover letter in two separate documents. Applications will not be accepted after the April 30th deadline. Applicants will be notified in early June 2014 as to whether they were selected for the program.


     If you have any questions or concerns about Discovery Learning Apprenticeships or your application, please contact Dan Watson at daniel.j.watson@colorado.edu.


     Please ensure that all information is correct before submitting your application. You will not be able to return to this page to make changes or corrections.

Note that a * denotes a required field.


 
Demographic Information
*Your Name:
 
* Gender:  
Are you Hispanic, Chicano, Mexican, Latino, Cuban, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or Spanish Origin?  
 

 
Please check your race (select all that apply):  
 





 
  
Boulder Contact Information Summer Contact Information (if different)
*Boulder Address: (street, city, state, zip) Summer Address:
(street, city, state, zip)
*Boulder Phone: ( ) -       Summer Phone: ( ) -      
*Boulder Email: Summer Email:
  
Academic Information
Please carefully enter your academic information. If you are still open option, indicate which major you plan to enter.      
*Primary Major: * GPA: (X.XXX)  
Secondary Major:
(If you have a double major. Do not select a minor here.)
* Level in school as of next fall:  
 
*Anticipated Graduation Date:  
*Student Number:  (#########)  
 
Do you have previous research experience??
  
Apprenticeship Information
Have you applied for a Discovery Learning Apprenticeship before?
Other fall employment planned:
 
Please make sure you selected a major before proceeding!
Indicate up to five research projects in order of interest:
Please note that some projects have special requirements that you must meet.
To see requirements and longer descriptions of the project, look at the projects available for your major here.
(1 is most interested,
5 is moderately interested)

For a full listing of projects, look here.
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Have you had a background check yet (at CU)? If yes when? (Take your best guess if you aren�t sure.)
 
Have you had Discrimination and Harassment Awareness training yet (at CU)? If yes when? (Take your best guess if you aren�t sure.)
 
Last four digits of your Social Security Number:
(this will only be used to acess your background check information)
 
 
Skills, Resume, and Cover Letter
Please list the three skills or qualifications that you feel make you a great candidate for the positions you selected:
(Could be knowledge of a programming language, knowledge of a field, courses taken, personal characteristics, etc. If appropriate, note your match to requirements in job description. Please note responses are limited to 75 characters.)
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To complete the application, you must submit a resume and a cover letter. You can submit both using the form below. Please use either the pdf format or a text document. To improve your chances of being selected for an apprenticeship, please take the time to construct a well-written cover letter and resume.

Click here for some tips, which we highly recommend you review before submitting your cover letter and resume.

Resume:  
Cover letter:  
   


Please ensure that all information is correct before submitting your application. You will not be able to return to this page to make changes or corrections. Once you are sure everything is correct, you may proceed.