School of Engineering

Industrial Assessment Center

Job title: Graduate and Undergraduate Student Assistant

Job Description:

  • Visit various small to mid-size manufacturing plants with an audit team consisting of faculty members and other students to conduct energy and waste assessments.
  • Perform measurements of thermal and electrical energy consumption of the entire plant.
  • Evaluate waste generation and disposal methods.
  • Conduct energy savings and economic analysis based on site measurements.
  • Write a professional report for each audit, detailing the findings of the audit and recommending energy, waste, and productivity saving opportunities.


For Graduate Students: For Undergraduate Students:
  • First year status in the graduate program at SFSU.
  • Majoring in mechanical or electrical engineering.
  • GPA 3.00 or better in all graduate level courses.
  • GPA 2.75 or better in all engineering undergraduate courses.
  • Two references. (Faculty or job related)
  • Majoring in mechanical, electrical, or civil engineering.
  • Junior or low senior class standing.
  • GPA 2.75 or better in all engineering courses.
  • Two references. (Faculty or job related)


  • Average of 10 hours per week and one full day of activity every two weeks.

Questions and Application Forms:

  1. Fill out and print this application PDF File [10KB].
  2. Attach a copy of your resume.
  3. Mail or fax to:
    Industrial Assessment Center
    School of Engineering
    San Francisco State University
    1600 Holloway Ave.
    San Francisco, CA 94132-4163

    Fax (415) 338-3086

Please see either Dr. A. R. Ganji (SCI 129) or Dr. S. S. Liou (SCI 168) if you have any further questions about this program.

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