Work alongside Merrimack faculty inside the jail as a Jail Education Project teaching assistant.
Interested in serving as a teaching assistant? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
“The internship showed me that it is incredibly important to immerse ourselves in experiences that may help others even if it may be uncomfortable or difficult for ourselves.”
― Mary Teresa Cuzzupe ’19, Criminology and Criminal Justice and Social Justice
Earn Course Credit
There are several options for earning course credit as a teaching assistant (TA). Interested students should talk to one of our co-directors Brittnie Aiello or Emma Duffy-Comparone about applicable courses. You may also serve as a TA on a volunteer basis.
What You’ll Do
- attend lectures with faculty
- staff study halls
- offer one-on-one help with assignments
- run study sessions and writing workshops
“The teaching assistant internship inside both jails really opened my eyes to the world of incarceration and inspired me to do a research paper for another class about the real costs of incarceration within the U.S.”
― Karly Bowen ’20, English and Economics