Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantship (GA) Opportunities

Graduate Assistant appointments may be offered to some full-time graduate students (including Visa students) at a rate of $9,727 (2015-16) at the Master's level; and $10,608 (2015-16) at the Doctoral level. A regular appointment constitutes a maximum of 270 hrs of work over the Fall and Winter terms averaging not more than 10 hrs of work per week. Representative duties include, but are not limited to: preparing classes, teaching, demonstrating, leading seminars, supervising laboratories, marking, consulting with students, holding assigned office hours, setting tests, examination and lab sets, conducting field trips, and providing other academic support assistance. A graduate student is eligible to hold a maximum of two full-time appointments at the Master's level or four full-time appointments at the Doctoral level.