Summer Teaching Assistant Positions

There are several teaching assistant positions available for classes offered during the summer. Please see the position descriptions below. If you are a current LL.M. student and are interested in one of these opportunities please send OGA your resume. The Graduate Legal Skills faculty will review the applications.

A. Introduction to US Law

The Graduate Legal Skills Program in conjunction with the Office of Graduate Affairs is seeking several students to serve as Teaching Assistants for the Introduction to U.S. Law Course for international LL.M. students held August 12 -23, 2013.

Teaching Assistants attend class (9:00 am -12:00 pm and 1:00 – 2:00 pm) and answer questions during the lunch break and after class. Duties include responding to students who seek assistance with course material, and providing advice on how to get around NYC, choose courses, and make the most of the LL.M. year. This is a new and improved curriculum for 2013 thanks to LL.M. input.

The faculty members teaching the Intro course will also make specific requests for assistance with course preparation and teaching. Your expertise will be invaluable to new students during the sometimes overwhelming experience of acclimating to the Law School.

B. Legal English Intensive Workshop

The Graduate Legal Skills Program in conjunction with the Office of Graduate Affairs is seeking one student to serve as a Teaching Assistant for the Legal English Intensive Workshop for international LL.M. students held July 29 – August 9, 2013.

The Teaching Assistant will attend class (9:30 am – 1:00 pm) and answer questions during the morning break from 11:00 – 11:30 and from 1:00 – 1:30. Duties include participating in student group discussions during class, coordinating student communication and meetings, responding to students with questions concerning course materials, and assisting the faculty members with specific requests with regard to course preparation and teaching.

The Teaching Assistant should have excellent English speaking, reading and writing skills, as well as a strong background in Legal English terminology and knowledge of the U.S. legal system.

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