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UI/UM Information

Application Timeline (Spring 2017)

3/20 Applications are open.
MONDAY 4/17 @ 5PM Application materials due in Info West 102 (the mailroom).
Dead Week (4/24 – 4/28) Interviews.
No later than 5/1 Selection emails sent.
No later than 5/5 @ 5PM Accept position by replying to i101@indiana.edu.
Sunday 8/20/17, 3PM-6PM Mandatory training session in Info East 150.

UI/UM Application Requirements

UMs are unpaid positions and must be completed in order to move onto a paid UI position. UMs are primarily responsible for working during the lecture sections that occur once weekly across campus, as well as serving as secondary lab instructors. They will instruct at least one lab to demonstrate their ability as a lab instructor.

  • Academic Standing

    Successfully completed at least one (1) semester at Indiana University, and is in good academic standing with the University (minimum 3.0 GPA).

  • I101 Excellence

    Successfully completed INFO I101/H101 with at least a B in the course.

  • Practicing Instructor

    Will teach at least one lab during the semester.

  • Time Commitment

    Can commit to ~5 hours of work per week through the semester.

  • Training Session

    Can attend a mandatory training session the Sunday night before classes begin (for the given semester).

  • Recommendations

    Provide at least two recommendation. They may not be from Nina Onesti or Dan Richert, and only one may come from a current UI.

  • Assistant Instructor

    Acting as secondary lab instructor (3 hours/week).

  • Facilitate Lectures

    Attend weekly I101 lectures (1 hour/week) and other duties as needed.


UIs are paid positions that require attending lab sessions each week to act as both primary and secondary instructor for a lab section. It also includes other responsibilities (such as grading, etc., listed below). UIs will also attend one of the weekly Study Sessions in Informatics West Lobby each week.

  • UM Experience

    Preference given to those that have successfully completed at least two semesters as an Undergraduate Mentor (UM).

  • Practical Applications

    The ability to use and apply computational tools to solve real world problems.

  • Training Session

    Can attend a mandatory training session the Sunday night before classes begin (for the given semester).

  • Time Commitment

    Can commit to at least 10 hours of work per week through the semester.

  • Lab Instructor

    Acting as a primary and secondary lab instructor (6 hours/week).

  • Study Sessions

    Attending one study session per week (2 hours/week).

  • Other Duties

    Weekly meeting, grading, and other responsibilities as needed (2+ hours/week).

  • Highly Articulate

    Must have strong language and communication skills (oral and written).

  • Academic Standing

    Must be at least sophomore class standing, and is in good academic standing with the University (minimum 3.0 GPA).

  • I101 Excellence

    Successfully completed INFO I101/H101 with at least a B in the course.

  • Employment Eligibility

    Must be eligible to work in the United States.

  • Recommendations

    Provide at least two recommendations. They may not be from Nina Onesti, Logan Paul or Dan Richert, and only one may come from a current UI.

UI/UM Application Materials

  • UM/UI Requirements

    Meet the requirements as listed above in UI/UM description.

  • Recommendations

    Provide at least two recommendations. They may not be from Nina Onesti, Logan Paul or Dan Richert, and only one may come from a current UI. Provide this link to your references — they are completed online.

  • Printed Application

    Complete new UI/UM application (online only).

  • Cover Letter

    Cover letter for the position (paper copy only).

  • Resume

    Current resume (paper copy only).

  • Staple Please

    Please staple all materials together.


  • UM/UI Requirements

    Meet the requirements as listed above in UI/UM description.

  • Online Application

    Complete returning UI application (paper copy only).

  • Student Evals

    We will consider your student evaluations.

  • Interview

    Interviews will be given on a case by case basis.

  • Disciplinary Record

    We will also take into account any disciplinary issues that have been recorded.