What is a GTA?
- Doctoral or master's level graduate students paid to work part-time assisting in undergraduate or master's level classes
- Universities and colleges offer GTA’s to help graduate students offset educational costs
- Payment comes in the form of a stipend and tuition assistance from the College
- Out-of-state tuition waiver
- All university tuition and fees paid for except comprehensive fees (~$850/semester)
- Stipend through university (dependent on department)
What do GTA's do?
- Amount dependent on whether class also has designated graders
- Dependent on department
- Opportunities outside of department including ENGE
- Lab Assistant
- Administer prepared lab materials
- ~3 labs, 2 hours each per week
- Tutoring/Office Hours
- ~3-4 hours per week
How do I get a GTA?
- Ask your department's graduate coordinator about potential GTA’s
- Based on merit & experience
- Offered at acceptance to graduate school
- Backfill for other support