Smithmoore P. Myers Teaching Fellows Program

Each year, The C.E.A.L. Division conducts a rigorous process to recruit, train, and build a team of current law students for the Smithmore P. Myers Teaching Fellows Program, or “Smitty” Teaching Fellows.

Smitty Teaching Fellows (STFs) will serve as upper-level mentors to entering first-year students. Fellows will receive training to help incoming students build strong study skills and habits.

This powerful mentoring program:

  • provides proactive and reactive guidance for first-year students from current law students.
  • teaches highly-effective learning techniques.
  • reinforces integration of formative assessments in the learning process.
  • provides camaraderie, friendship, and non-judgmental support.

Benefit from a Smitty today; become a Smitty tomorrow!

2021 Applications

STFs will be expected to:

  • Attend fellow training;
  • Prepare custom lesson plans;
  • Lead weekly study sessions regarding academic and professional development topics;
  • Hold weekly office hours;
  • Provide one-on-one mentoring; and meaningful feedback on written student assessments;
  • Commit 3 - 5 hours/ week; hours may vary.

Application Collection: Friday, March 5 through 'extended deadline to apply' April 12, 2021

Teaching Fellows will receive hourly pay of $13.69/hour.

Apply online here. Email your resume and unofficial transcript to