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Teaching Assistants

Want to be an FTTC Teaching Assistant?

The Financial Trading & Technology Center hires undergraduate students to fill teaching assistant positions.

The position involves

  • teaching workshops on the use of FactSet, Capital IQ, Bloomberg, and Morningstar Direct/EnCorr
  • assisting professors
  • researching data
  • proctoring the lab
  • conducting presentations for community outreach programs
  • giving tours of the facility
  • assisting with special projects.

Requirements:

  • A concentration in Finance is preferred
  • Junior or senior status
  • Bloomberg Certification is a plus
  • Must have taken at least one session of the Excel Financial Modeling Series
  • A great enthusiasm for becoming an “expert” on the programs that the Center offers and teaching those skills to others; TA's are expected to develop a strong working knowledge of Bloomberg, FactSet, Capital IQ, and Morningstar Direct/EnCorr
  • A strong working knowledge of applications like MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work with students and faculty
  • Must be a team player
  • Reliability is essential
  • Availability to work mornings, Fridays, and weekends
  • Must be enrolled in 9 or more hours every semester

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume and a reference from a McCombs faculty member to: 

  • Finance Dept. CBA 6.222, ATTN: Tara Upchurch 

If you have any questions about being a TA, please email your resume to: Tara.Upchurch@mccombs.utexas.edu

Page last updated: 8/28/2013