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University of Texas at Arlington College Work Experience Program - Technical in Arlington, Texas

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Position Details

Posting Number ST001N

Position Title College Work Experience Program - Technical

Department Career Services

Location Arlington

Job Family Technical

Position Status Part-time

Work Hours Standard

Work Schedule

Work at least 12 hours per week, up to 19 hours max, Monday – Thursday.

Open to University Wide (Internal Only)

Hourly Wage Based on Classification

Duration Funding expected to continue

Pay Frequency Bi-weekly

Job Summary

The UTA Lockheed Martin College Work Experience Program ( CWEP ), which allows undergraduate and graduate students to gain real-world work skills and abilities relevant to their academic and career goals, is one of numerous UTA initiatives designed to increase meaningful engagement between the University and the corporate community. It aligns with UTA’s Maverick Advantage program, which prepares students for careers through experiential, hands-on learning opportunities.

CWEP is a 2 (consecutive) semester-long program that is open to both undergraduates and graduate students. CWEPs can work up to 19 hours per week and up to 40 hours per week during Spring, Summer and Winter Breaks per Supervisor approval, Monday-Thursday. The CWEP Program is a paid opportunity for students in which pay is based on class standing (Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Grad Students (Masters-level) and the specific position assigned (technical vs. non-technical).

*Please note, students will not earn academic credit for participating in the College Work Experience program as this is not a “for credit” program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

*This posting is for entrance into CWEP . *

Duties and responsibilities will vary based on position provided by Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control ( MFC ) Hiring Managers. Some examples of past positions include: Engineer, Billing, Test Planning, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • The following majors will be considered for technical roles: Science, Engineering, Technology, and Mathematics; All other majors should apply to non-technical.

    • Students must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Person.

    • Undergraduate and Graduate students must be in good academic standing as per their college requirements

    • Students must have completed at least one semester at UTA prior to applying for the program.

    • Be enrolled as a full-time student at UTA for Fall and Spring Semesters.

    – Undergraduate Students = 12 hours

    – Graduate Students (masters-level) = 9


    *Any college credits being taken at another institution must be in addition to full-time enrollment at UTA .

    • Students must agree to background screening and urine drug screening. (Students must understand and agree that no person with a positive drug test will be assigned to work at Lockheed Martin facilities.)

    – Outside employment will be vetted through LMC’s internal system for any potential conflict of interest.

    • Students are NOT permitted to hold other paid positions on campus while participating in the program.

    UTA / CWEP will consider and approve applicants for the CWEP Program without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or family structure. Further, UTA / CWEP will consider and approve applicants for CWEP without regard to mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Working Conditions

For the safety of the students and Lockheed Martin workforce, all CWEPs must work virtually 100% of the time until further notice.

EEO Statement

Number of Vacancies Open

Open Date

Review Start Date

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • List past job experience(s) in your field of study:

(Open Ended Question)

    • List all software / IT Tool Experience / Trainings / Certifications in your job specific domain.

(Open Ended Question)

    • List your participation in on campus student and or professional societies:

(Open Ended Question)

    • List any demonstrated Leadership Activities (such as Community Outreach Volunteer or Youth Programs):

(Open Ended Question)

    • List any student leadership roles you have had on campus and or in any professional societies:

(Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume or CV

  • Transcripts

    Optional Documents