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Undergraduate course assistants (UGCA’s) give undergraduates an opportunity to provide instructional support for undergraduate courses. UGCA’s are a valuable part of many CNS course teaching teams, as they can provide supportive, relatable academic assistance for students. Serving as a UGCA can be a great way to build your resume and gain valuable leadership experience, all while helping other students succeed and thrive in their CNS coursework.

TXA often looks for UGCAs who have taken multiple courses in the discipline and received high grades. In addition, we look for students who are passionate about helping othHereers learn and who demonstrate great communication skills. In addition to applying via the process above, you can let faculty who teach courses with UGCAs know that you are interested in the position. You should be polite and professional with such contacts and provide details about why you would be a standout Undergraduate Course Assistant. If you did particularly well in a course with UGCAs, it can be very effective to reach out to that faculty member and let them know your interest in serving as a UGCA.

If you decide that you are ready to take the next steps to becoming a UGCA please fill out the qualtrics form here.