Becoming a Mentor TA

The Mentor TA team plans the Graduate TA Training program and facilitates approximately 24 TA seminars throughout the school year. The facilitation includes arriving early to help to organize the seminar space and sign in participants. Facilitation involves leading small and large groups during the discussion phase of a seminar. The team meets weekly the first month of the fall and spring semesters and then bi-weekly.

Each Mentor TA is assigned an additional responsibility, which involves assisting the Assistant Director of the Graduate Teaching Assistant Training Program. These responsibilities include one of the following:

  1. Assist with improving the TA manual and International TA Manual
  2. Provide summaries of the student evaluations
  3. Help maintain the website

The Mentor TA's are paid a $2,500.00 stipend over a period of ten months.

The Mentor TA's report to the Director of the Educational Services for Students and the Assistant Director of the Graduate Teaching Assistant Training Program.

Interested applicant should print out the Mentor TA application, linked below, and submit the application to the ESS office, in 470 Sears.