Must be a Columbia University sophomore or junior who has taken Contemporary Civilization. Barnard College, School of General Studies, and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences students are welcome to apply. Please indicate in your cover letter which classes from your transcript best match the Freedom and Citizenship syllabus.
TAs earn $2,500 during the summer program (roughly 32 hours per week) and $1,500 during the academic year (roughly 2.5 hours per week).
Freedom and Citizenship at Columbia University is seeking undergraduate teaching assistants for its 2021-2022 year. Freedom and Citizenship is a community engagement program that teaches college preparedness, political philosophy, and civic engagement to low-income NYC high school students. The program beings in July with an intensive summer seminar modeled on the Contemporary Civilization curriculum.TAs attend morning seminars with their students before leading daily reading and writing sessions. During the academic year, teaching assistants support students on their college applications and lead students in developing a civic engagement project on topics of their choice.