Externship Opportunities

Externships will be awarded to freshman and sophomore students currently enrolled in NevadaTeach coursework. NevadaTeach Externs will have the opportunity to work in STEM education programs at the University and local education sites during the semester. The amount of each Externship is $1,500 per semester, with students working a maximum of 150 hours per externship experience.

Opportunities for placement include, but are not limited to the following:

  • NevadaTeach Peer Mentor (pre-requisite: successful completion of NVTC 101)
  • Northern Nevada Literacy Council
  • Washoe County School District Curriculum and Instruction
  • Washoe County School District Assessment (pre-requisite: enrolled in or completed MATH 126 or higher)
  • Washoe County School District / North Valleys High School Math Department (pre-requisite: enrolled in or completed MATH 126 or higher)

Required Paperwork

Please submit a NevadaTeach Externship Application to the NevadaTeach office in Mackay Mines, 106. 

All HR paperwork (including Form I-9 and your signed contract) must be completed prior to beginning work. You will be required to attend an HR orientation where questions about the paperwork can be answered. Proof of identity (copies will not be accepted) will be required at the time of your HR orientation. If you will be requesting direct deposit, you must bring a voided check.


It is the student's responsibility to comply with timesheet requirements. You must report your hours accurately. The due dates for timesheets are listed below. If your timesheet is not signed and turned in on time, you will not be paid. Any error or falsification on your timesheet may be investigated by the University as well as law enforcement. Your timesheets will be provided to your site supervisor for verification. For working days that fall after your timesheet is due, you should fill out your scheduled hours. Your supervisor will verify that the scheduled hours were actually worked.

Due dates - Fall 2016

Pay periodTimesheet due (by 5 p.m.)Pay date
August 16-31, 2016 August 19, 2016 September 9, 2016
September 1-15, 2016 September 5, 2016 September 23, 2016
September 16-30, 2016 September 20, 2016 October 10, 2016
October 1-15, 2016 October 4, 2016 October 25, 2016
October 16-31, 2016 October 18, 2016 November 10, 2016
November 1-15, 2016 October 3, 2016 November 23, 2016
November 16-30, 2016 November 18, 2016 December 9, 2016
December 1-15, 2016 December 5, 2016 December 23, 2016

Turn in your timesheets to Mackay Mines, 106 by 5 p.m. on the due date.


If you have any questions or concerns about the NevadaTeach Externship Program, please feel free to contact Roxanne Piskel.