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.
  1. A paragraph that includes your name, student ID, major, year of graduation, preferred subject (Micro or Macro Principles) and a statement about why you'd like to be a TA.
  2. An unofficial transcript.
  3. The names of at least one and up to three Econ professors who can provide a reference for you.

TA's can expect to work 6 hours per week. The pay is $15 per hour.

Questions? Contact the Undergraduate Coordinator, Dept of Economics, at 7-6074.