Job Opportunities

Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Diversity Fellowship

This is a grant-funded, 11-week Diversity Fellowship at the Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga, Tennessee! The Aquarium hopes this experience will help guide and empower conservation-minded students to develop solutions to complex conservation challenges in our communities and gain valuable hands-on work experience. Our history of giving high-potential students the opportunity to work at our Aquarium has shown that such professional experience opens new career options for students from all walks of life. Selected Fellows will be paid a $12 hourly wage along with campus housing and parking.

Diversity Fellowship Requirements:

  • Minority/Diversity* college student with science or education major

  • Able to commit to the full internship of 11-weeks (May 14th to July 29th 2018)

  • Able to climb ladders, lift and carry 50 lbs.

  • Able to withstand outdoor conditions in the summer season

  • Responsible for own transportation from campus housing to the Conservation Institute (approx.10-min drive)

  • Show a high level of interest in science, education or conservation

  • Provide a college transcript with a minimum GPA of 2.5

  • Submit an unofficial transcript and fellowship application before Monday, April 2, 2018 at 5:00 PM

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform conservation duties which may include care of animals in reintroduction programs, fieldwork on southeastern rivers and streams, and data collection in laboratory settings

  • Provide exemplary interpretation and assistance in programs

  • Maintain appropriate logs and records for data collection

  • Interact with staff, volunteers, and public in a professional and ethical manner


  • 40 work hours per week

  • $12.00 per hour

  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga campus housing & campus parking

  • Paid parking near the Aquarium during work hours

*Minority/Diversity groups would include, but are not limited to, the following: African American or black, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Asian American or Asian, American Indian or Alaska Native, Hispanic or Latino, and students who consider themselves to be of more than one race.

To apply, click here.

TechTown Travels Program

This after school program is seeking four (4) college students by the end of the month (January 2018) to work part time at the schools below.

Mon -

Barger Academy

2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Tues -

Orchard Knob Elementary

1:50 - 2:50 p.m.

Wed -

East Lake Elementary

1:50 - 2:50 p.m.


Hardy Elementary

1:50 - 2:50 p.m.

Thur -

Calvin Donaldson

1:40 - 2:40 p.m.


Woodmore Elementary

1:50 - 2:50 p.m.


Clifton Hills Elementary

1:40 - 2:40 p.m.

Interested students should view the attached job description and email their resume to Chris Ramsey, (

Summer Research Internship for Undergraduate Minority Students (SRIMS) in Biomedical Sciences

The deadline to apply for this internship is Friday, February 9, 2018. Benefits include $3000 stipend, free room and board, assistance with travel, professional networking, etc. For more information, and to view the flyer, click here.

Instructors - Mathnasium

Mathnasium is a math-only learning center. They're always looking for instructors who are content rich in math. A new center is opening up in Hixson this year and there is another location on Gunbarrel Road. Click here to learn more about the center. To inquire about instructor positions at this learning center, please email your resume and cover letter to

Tutors - UTC Writing & Communication Center

The Writing & Communication Center is currently accepting applications for two new tutors to begin in Spring 2017. They are especially interested in students in a STEM field. For more information and an application, click here.

Bridge Scholars of Chattanooga: Paid Tutor Job

Bridge Scholars of Chattanooga develops and implements academic programs that prepare underrepresented students for academic success and leadership roles in the community.

Bridge Scholars is searching for individuals highly qualified in the content area (middle and high school math). A tutor may also help students develop study skills and organization techniques to help improve their academic performance. in addition to the academic component, tutors are responsible for supervising groups of students and serving as a role model. Hours: 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m. For more information, please refer to the following flyer.