MITES Saturdays Teaching Assistant
MIT Introduction to Technology, Engineering, and Science (MITES) in the School of Engineering boasts a 40+ year history of providing engaging and rigorous science and engineering education enrichment for 350 middle and high school students from our local community and across the country. Our mission focuses on making science and engineering careers more accessible to students from underserved and underrepresented communities.
The MITES Saturdays Teaching Assistant assists the Project Course Instructor in implementing curriculum for a specific course in engineering through participating in classes, tracking/reporting on student performance and attendance. The Teaching Assistant leads a cluster of ~15 students, fostering a supportive, safe, and positive environment. The Teaching Assistant assists in the implementation of the MITES Saturdays Calendar during the course of the Fall academic term including overseeing Saturday activities. The Teaching Assistant communicates and meets regularly with a collaborative team to ensure the wellbeing and success of program participants. Teaching Assistants provide guidance, mentorship, and play a critical role in each student’s experience.