Carnegie Mellon University


Integrative Design, Arts, and Technology

Garth Zeglin and a SAMS student work on a pinball project

August 16, 2019

TA Opportunities + Pinball in Physical Computing

Physical Computing Lab Transformed into Pinball Arcade

Students in the SAMS program spent several weeks in the Physical Computing lab learning how to build pinball machines. Robotics Institute/IDeATe faculty Garth Zeglin incorporated electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, software, game and graphic design, and art in his Engineering a Pinball Machine course. You can read more about a mean pinball on

Teaching Assistant Opportunities for Fall 2019 IDeATe Courses

We are busy getting ready for the fall semester and several Fall 2019 IDeATe courses are in need of teaching assistants! Positions are open to current graduate and upper-level undergraduate students.

05-291/05-691 Learning Media Design

The TA will help manage class logistics including maintaining the Canvas site, taking attendance, supporting in-class discussions, design activities, and reviews sessions with stakeholders, coordinating students requests, grading and other class related responsibilities. The TA will be expected to attend class sessions (Tuesday/Thursday 10:30 -12), and complete course readings for discussion. TAs with background coursework and an interest in learning, education, design, and/or HCI concepts and methods are preferred. Anticipate up to 10 hours per week. If interested, please contact

49-313 Designing for the Internet of Things

Details available on Handshake.

Internship Opportunity with Scott Institute

The Scott Institute is searching for a Communications Intern for the fall semester. If you are a strong writer/editor and interested in the environment and energy, check out the job listing on Handshake and apply.