Graduate Assistantship

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Most EEB graduate students hold an assistantship to earn money while enrolled in the program.
 
Most EEB graduate students hold an assistantship to earn money while enrolled in the program.
  
'''Teaching Assistantships''' (or TAs) are offered in conjunction with teaching a course. The courses most often taught by EEB grads are 100s-level Biology courses, where the TA teaches several sections of the lab component. Upper-level TAs are also available for advanced grads.
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*'''Teaching Assistantships''' (or TAs) are offered in conjunction with teaching a course. The courses most often taught by EEB grads are 100s-level Biology courses, where the TA teaches several sections of the lab component. TAs for upper-level courses are also available to advanced grads. Prior to each teaching semester, TA preferences are solicited from EEB grads. If you wish to TA an upper-level course, inform the instructor of your desire and qualification far in advance.
  
'''Research Assistantships''' (or RAs) are rather rare and arise when faculty or students obtain grant money to support the RA.
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*'''Research Assistantships''' (or RAs) are rather rare and arise when faculty or students obtain grant money to support the RA.
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Full-time graduate assistants work 20 hours per week (although these are not explicitly reported) and are required to take six hours of course work.

Latest revision as of 11:49, 23 May 2007

Most EEB graduate students hold an assistantship to earn money while enrolled in the program.

  • Teaching Assistantships (or TAs) are offered in conjunction with teaching a course. The courses most often taught by EEB grads are 100s-level Biology courses, where the TA teaches several sections of the lab component. TAs for upper-level courses are also available to advanced grads. Prior to each teaching semester, TA preferences are solicited from EEB grads. If you wish to TA an upper-level course, inform the instructor of your desire and qualification far in advance.
  • Research Assistantships (or RAs) are rather rare and arise when faculty or students obtain grant money to support the RA.

Full-time graduate assistants work 20 hours per week (although these are not explicitly reported) and are required to take six hours of course work.

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