Internship Information


The UTC STEM Education program via the NSF NOYCE grant has developed an internship program that will provide STEM Education students with many opportunities to apply their knowledge on and off UTC’s campus. The successful applicant will be in pursuit of a STEM Education degree. It is imperative that you review the internship descriptions prior to submitting your application as each has specific requirements.  Internship terms are for Fall and Spring, 15- 20 hours per week (maximum of 200 hours per semester) and Summer, 40 hours per week (maximum of 400 hours).

Eligibility for Noyce Internships

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be a full time STEM Education student
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident
  • Must have submitted fingerprints and passed background check
  • Have a primary major in a STEM discipline
  • Have a minimum overall, UTSM and content major GPA of at least 2.5
  • Have made progress towards content area coursework


Application Materials

The applicant must submit a complete STEM Research Internship Program Application Packet including:

  • Application
  • Resume
  • Transcript (Unofficial) 
  • Reference Letter from UTC Faculty or STEM Teacher
  • Essay


Collaborating Partners


Application Process

Please send application, letter of interest, recommendation letter and resume to: by August 19, 2016 for Fall 2016 positions, November 18, 2016 for Spring 2017 positions, and April 14, 2017 for Summer 2017 positions.

All required materials must be submitted to:  UT Chattanooga STEM Education Program, Attn: Dr. Jennifer Ellis, Collins Street Annex #113, 615 McCallie Ave., Dept, 7156, University of TN at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN 37403 or can be faxed to 423-425-5767 or emailed to