Apply to be a FA13 Undergraduate Instructional Apprentice (Teaching Assistant)

An Undergraduate Instructional Apprentice (UIA) is an upper-division student who serves as a teaching assistant in an undergraduate course under the supervision of a faculty member. Students earn credit by enrolling in Econ 195. Experienced UIAs might qualify for a paid position.

Minimum requirements for being a UIA

  • Completion of at least 90 units of course work at UC San Diego (if you are a transfer student, your transfer units are included)
  • Completion of at least six upper-division Economics classes, including the relevant core courses
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 in Economics major coursework (including lower division), and minimum overall GPA of 3.3
  • Completion of the course to which you are applying
  • Achievement of an “A” or better in the requested lower division course
  • Achievement of an “A” or better for the requested upper division course and course prerequisites as well as other courses in the sequence

Application for Fall 2013

  • Must be completed by 5/26/13.To apply:
    • Complete the online application (requires online login)
    • Note: while faculty preferences and academic records are taken into account, neither are dispositive when it comes to assignments. Other factors (such as availability and scheduling) are also taken into account.
    • Students will be required to meet with the Tutor Coordinator before being appointed.

If you have any questions regarding the UIA application or process, please contact the Tutor Coordinator.


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