Requirements

This opportunity is available to:

  • Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Architecture, Art and Planning
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Continuing Education
  • Engineering
  • Graduate
  • Human Ecology
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Law
  • Veterinary Medicine

Class Year Eligibility:

  • Second Year (undergrad)
  • Third Year (undergrad)
  • Fourth Year (undergrad)
  • Graduate/Professional

Apply to be a TA

There are two main steps in applying to be a teaching assistant (TA) in the prison education program: (1) completing an application which includes several components that must be requested in advance of the deadline such as academic transcripts and letters of reference, and (2) matching applicants with complete, accepted applications with courses being offered in the program for which they would serve as suitable TAs. We prefer application submissions that are complete, printed single-sided, with all signature lines double-checked, and delivered to our office on the Third Floor of Kennedy Hall at the Cornell University Campus in Ithaca.

Apply to be an Instructor

There are two main main steps in the instructor application process: (1) submitting a CV + letter of interest and answering some basic questions in consultation with a program director, including some discussion of your area of expertise/interest and the needs of the program (see more below), and (2) an application process which includes several steps that must be completed in advance of the deadline such as an application to volunteer in the prison system, submission of official academic transcripts, letters of reference, etc. You can begin by sending a CV + letter of interest to our office on the Third Floor of Kennedy Hall at the Cornell University Campus in Ithaca.