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Earn course credit by being a Teaching Assistant or Librarian!

instructor studentLooking for ways to spend less money on your education? One of the perks of being a candidacy student in the Interior Design Certificate program is that you can become a Teaching Assistant or Librarian and earn up to $600 in course credit! These positions are limited and have certain restrictions, but if you are interested in becoming a TA or Librarian, read below to find out if you’re eligible.

 

Teaching Assistant eligibility:

  • You must have established candidacy in the Arc+ID program. Click here for a full overview on how to establish candidacy in the Arc+ID program.
  • You must have good standing in the program and have received an A in the class for which you wish to assist.
  • You must be able to fulfill all of the requirements outlined in the Duties and Responsibilities of Teaching Assistants.

Teaching Assistants are often hand chosen by instructors. However, if you would like to volunteer for the position as a TA and are eligible, please discuss the opportunity with the instructor of your choice. If that instructor agrees that you would be a good fit as a TA, the last step is to request approval by the Arc+ID department. At this point, contact the program directly at arc_id@uclaextension.edu or (310) 825-9061 to finalize the decision.

The course credit you earn by being a Teaching Assistant can only be applied to Interior Design Certificate courses and you must use it within a year from when your duties begin.

Librarian eligibility:

To be become a Librarian for the Arc+ID Resource Library, you must have established candidacy in the Arc+ID Certificate Program and must have taken either Surface Materials or 2 History classes. Librarians work one 4.5 hour shift per week for 11 weeks and receive comp credit of $400 in exchange for their work. Apply to become a librarian by filling out the form below. For more information, please call Nicholas Sitter at 310-794-3747.

The course credit you earn by being a Librarian can only be applied to Interior Design Certificate courses and you must use it within a year from when your duties begin.

Librarian Application Form

  • Establishing Candidacy in the Architecture + Interior Design Certificate Program is required in order to receive a Certificate of Completion. Students must establish Candidacy prior to enrolling in their sixth course in the program. To establish Candidacy, visit the UCLA Extension website at www.uclaextension.edu and select “Enroll Now” on the Interior Design Certificate page or call the Enrollment Office at (310) 825-9971.
    Please check all courses in-progress or completed in the program so far.
  • Students who receive fee waivers in excess of $600 per year incur a tax liability. The University is obliged to report these as miscellaneous income.