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French & Italian Student Jobs

Please note below the requirements, qualifications, and duties for student instructors, writing lab assistants, and research and teaching assistants in the French and Italian Department.

Student Instructor


Duties:

  • Student instructors are master teachers for lower division French & Italian classes (101, 102, and 201). The classes last 50 minutes and are taught at various hours throughout the day. Stipend: semester contract of 15 hours a week.

Qualifications for French Instructors:

  • A sophomore or older majoring in French (French, French Studies, French Teaching)
  • 3.4 GPA minimum (submit official transcript)
  • Advanced proficiency in French
  • Good faculty recommendations

Qualifications for Italian Instructors:

  • A graduate student or senior majoring in Italian
  • 3.0 overall minimum GPA (submit official transcript or ABC report)
  • Advanced proficiency in Italian
  • Good faculty recommendations

Selection based on:
Review of dossier, teaching demonstration, and interview

Click here for the French SI application.

Writing Lab Assistant


Duties:

  • Correcting student papers for errors in grammar and style.

Qualifications:

  • Native speakers or native fluency required.
  • Advanced knowledge of French or Italian writing and grammar.
  • Take the “Writing Lab” exam in the French and Italian Department office.

Selection based on:

  • Results of “Writing Lab” exam.
  • Knowledge of French or Italian grammar and writing styles

Click here for the Italian Writing Lab Assistant application.

Research and Teaching Assistants


Duties:

  • Provide additional grading, research, or teaching help to individual professors in the department.

Qualifications:

  • Qualifications are set by the professors themselves who hire their assistants.

Selection based on:

  • Individual meetings with professors.

Click here for the Italian Research application.

If you are interested in being a TA, contact a French or Italian professor. Students generally TA for a class which they have already taken.

Department of French and Italian
Brigham Young University
3134 JFSB
Provo, Utah 84602
(801) 422-2209