Application for a TA Position

Most semesters the Economics Department hires 5-10 undergraduates to serve as TAs for its Micro and Macro Principles Courses. Responsibilities of a TA normally include:

  • Holding weekly recitation/discussion sessions,
  • Grading, and
  • Holding office hours each week.

If you are interested in applying for a position please send an email containing the following information to the Director of Undergraduate Studies. A paragraph that includes:

  • Your name, student ID, major and year of graduation
  • Preferred subject (Micro or Macro Principles)
  • A brief statement about why you’d like to be a TA
  • An unofficial transcript
  • The names of at least one and up to three Economics professors who can provide a reference for you
  • Teaching Assistants can expect to work 6 hours per week. The pay is $15.50 per hour.

Questions? Contact the Undergraduate Coordinator.