Assistantships are paid research, teaching and administrative roles for graduate students.
Graduate Assistants (GAs) receive financial support for their contributions to the teaching and research missions of the University. The GA's role is very different from other forms of employment, however, due to the kind of work they do, the quality of supervision they receive, and the outcomes they achieve.
Graduate students seeking Teaching Assistant (TA) roles must have a minimum of 18 credit hours to serve as a primary instructor (Instructor of Record or IOR). Visit the Academic Affairs web pages for more information.
Most GAs are hired by the student's academic department. Stipends, responsibilities, selection criteria, application and notification procedures vary from department to department, so contact your Graduate Program Director for additional information on available assistantships.
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Full-time, permanent EPA (Exempt from the State Personnel Act ) and SPA (Subject to the State Human Resources Act) UNC Charlotte employees may be eligible for tuition waivers or reimbursements. More information can be found on the Human Resources website.
Already have a job? Many employers offer tuition benefits for individuals seeking to further their education. Be sure to check with your supervisor to see if your company offers employee educational assistance programs.