Undergraduate Research Assistant/Intern

Undergraduate Research Assistant/Intern - Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
Department: • College of Engineering • Civil Engineering • Construction Management • Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Role(s) Needed:
  • Research Assistant

Students Needed:
• Undergraduate

Assist MwRSF's full-time engineers and professors in researching all aspects of highway design and safety along with safety performance evaluations of various roadside appurtenances, developing new and innovative design concepts and technologies in the area of highway, roadside, and race track safety.

May perform the following tasks:

  1. Construction of Full-Scale Test Systems
  2. Testing Support, Documentation, and Technical Writing
  3. Computer-Aided Drafting (Solidworks, AutoCAD)
  4. Video Electronic Transfer
  5. High-Speed Video Analysis
  6. Archiving of Test Data and Results
  7. Compiling Test Data and Analysis for Sponsors
  8. Miscellaneous PC Tasks and Web Page Support

HOURS: Minimum 10 hours during school semester, 40 hours during summers.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be an undergraduate student at UNL. Prefer Civil Engineering, Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Construction Management, or Mechanized Systems Management majors, but others may be considered. Must be PC literate and have experience with Microsoft Office. Prefer experience with computer-aided drafting software. Must be self-motivated, dependable, and capable of working independently as well as on a team. Must be able to work in all types of weather.

To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript (generated in MyRED) to Ms. Karla Lechtenberg, Research Engineer, kpolivka2@unl.edu. This position is also listed in Husker Hire Link.