Teaching Fellows Program
Thinking about a career in academia? Want to pre-test being an instructor?
Consider a Teaching Fellowship. Each Teaching Fellow works 8 to 10 hours a week and receives a stipend of $1250 for the semester. This is an exciting opportunity, especially for juniors and seniors who want to explore the possibility of graduate school.
Program Requirements and Responsibilities
The program requirements are:
- "B" or better in the course you will work with
- Overall GPA of at least 3.0
- Spend 8-10 hours per week working for the course
- Write a summary of your experience at the end of the semester and complete a questionnaire
Program responsibilities include:
- Assist a faculty member in teaching first and second year engineering courses
- Present lectures
- Grade homework
- Hold office hours to meet with students
- Be a role model in the classroom for undergraduate students
Fall Semester: August 15
Spring Semester: December 1
Teaching Fellow applications are accepted on a continuous basis until positions are filled. Follow these steps:
- Identify a faculty member to work with
- Complete an online application, which includes uploading a Teaching Proposal
- Download and complete the WIE Teaching Fellowship Agreement
Send the agreement to:
WIE Undergraduate Teaching Fellows
Paige E Smith, Ph.D.
1131 Glenn L. Martin Hall
College Park MD 20742
or email to email@example.com
Paige E. Smith, Ph.D.
Director, Women in Engineering Program