Research Assistantships at MET CS

Research Assistants are hired to help full time faculty members with teaching, research or other scholarly activities. Hours vary depending on projects but the maximum assignment is 20 hours per week (full-time) for the 14 week semester. The full-time assistantship is $4,200. Assistantships are applied for on a semester basis.

Who is eligible to apply? MET graduate degree candidates who are in good standing with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and are registered for at least one course. Additionally, online graduate degree candidates may only apply if living in the United States.

In addition to research assistants, MET CS is also looking for teaching assistants for certain courses to help with various activities such as running study sessions, grading, faculty support, etc. We also have limited grader positions available each semester for students to assist strictly with grading activities in a course. These opportunities are available as needed for students who have received an ‘A’ grade in the course and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Application Deadlines
Fall Semester – July 15th
Spring Semester – December 1st

Examples of ongoing research projects:

Dr. Eric Braude

  • Using neural nets for post-failover system operation
  • PREXEL: Rapid UML class modeling for agile development
  • GEOPAR: Automatically creating and proving theorems in 2-dimensional geometry
  • New methods for large, real-world UML class models

Dr. Yuting Zhang

  • iSolationAlert: an Android application developed that attempts to identify the social isolation of the user based on the information collected from the mobile phone, including the application information and the sensor information, as well as provide the valid feedback and intervention.
  • DR BACA (Dynamic Role Based Access Control): model to enhance Android security, particularly in the corporate environment.
  • Android Application Security Analysis and Malware Detection
  • Eclipse Plug-in for Secure Android Application Development

Current students may also view and apply for positions around campus through the Student Employment Office web site: Graduate Assistantship positions are also available through FitRec

Graduate Assistantships and Part Time Positions at MET IT

Every year MET College Information Technology employs around 15 students to provide technical help in supporting PC labs, helpdesk, website, develop teaching labs and small applications. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and added to MET IT’s candidate pool for each semester.


BU IS&T Help Center Student Hiring

Boston University’s IS&T Help Center provides an environment that encourages creative problem solving, collaboration, professional and personal growth, career development, open doors, friendships, and a sense of purpose topped off with a touch of humor and frequent laughter. Student positions are available as IT Support Specialists as well as Moderator’s for the Fall 2020 semester.

Financial Aid & Scholarship Options

Boston University Metropolitan College Graduate Financial Aid
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Fax: 617-353-4494