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Apply to be a TA

ASP Teaching Assistants are selected from among Chicago-Kent's top upper level students. Teaching Assistants are available to all students for first-year doctrinal courses. (Legal writing TAs are available through the Legal Writing Program.) TAs hold weekly office hours and monthly sessions that are open to all students.

If you are interested in working as an ASP TA, you should approach any professors you are interested in working with and inform them of your interest. You should also complete the TA Application online here.

TA positions are available for the following courses:

Fall 2015 — Day Division

  • Contracts (Prof. Baker, Prof. Walters, Prof. Warner)
  • Criminal Law (Prof. Heyman-2, Prof. Rudstein)
  • Torts (Prof. Brill, Prof. Piatt, Prof. Wright)

Fall 2015 — Evening Division

  • Criminal Law (Prof. Bailey)
  • Torts (Prof. Wright)

Fall 2015 — 2L Courses

  • Civil Procedure (Prof. Perritt)
  • Legislation (Prof. Marder)

Please submit your application online, by Monday, May 4, 2015.

TA APPLICATION CLICK HERE

TA Requirements and Responsibilities

TAs must have: (1) a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and (2) earned a grade of B+ or higher in the class for which they will serve as a TA. Second, third, and fourth-year day and evening students are eligible to work as TAs. All students selected to serve as TAs are required to attend a mandatory training session. Teaching assistants work approximately 10-12 hours per week. Responsibilities include attending class, teaching a weekly small group session, teaching two large-group sessions, and holding weekly office hours.

TA Compensation

All TA’s receive a stipend of $1,100 received as bi-weekly pay. In addition, you may (but are not required to) register for either one or two credits. If you register for credit, you are responsible for the tuition payment for the credit(s).

Please contact Jenna Abhijeet, Director of Student Services, if have questions about working as an ASP Teaching Assistant.