Want to hire a graduate assistant? Outlined below are the basic steps you need to take to hire a graduate assistant.
Begin the hiring process by understanding the different policies that determine a department’s and a student’s eligibility for graduate assistants:
Develop a job description for your assistantship and email it to the Graduate College for posting.
Interested students will submit the requested application materials directly to your department or unit. If you have any questions about a student’s eligibility, contact the Graduate College at any time.
Every graduate assistant must complete the following forms and trainings:
Teaching assistants are also required to attend the Teaching Assistant Orientation.
GA assignments vary across the University, but they typically work an average of 20 hours a week. Graduate assistants are not required to work University holidays and student-only holidays; view the Hours and Timesheets policy for more information.
Hours worked by non-teaching and non-research GAs must be tracked using the appropriate time sheets.