This Week for Graduate Students: Apply for the Teaching Observation Fellowship!

by | Jun 4, 2024

Teaching Observation Fellows are Columbia University doctoral students who work closely with the Center for Teaching and Learning and with each other on a range of supportive, formative, peer-to-peer teaching observation activities. Senior Teaching Observation Fellows help to guide TOFs in the program. This fellowship is designed for graduate students who are interested in building skills in teaching observation and peer mentorship, and inspired by interdisciplinary conversations about pedagogy.

Applications for 2024-25 Teaching Observation Fellows are being accepted through Monday, June 10, 2024. Priority will be given to graduate students who have participated in a CTL seminar or TDP Sprint. Send any questions about the TOF application process to

Support this summer

The CTL provides graduate students and postdocs with consultations at all points in their teaching career. These include consultations on teaching statements, professional development, preparing for the job market, teaching online, and general teaching-related support. Request a consultation.

On-demand guidance for teaching statements, diversity statements, and teaching portfolios is also available anytime. Or, send any questions to