Academic Employment

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Teaching and research assistantships provide important experience for graduate students.  Assistantships benefit students through interaction with faculty members, and financial support provided by these employment opportunities.  Nonresident students who are employed at least half-time as a Teaching Assistant, Assistant Instructor, Graduate Research Assistant, Academic Assistant, Assistant (Graduate) or Tutor (Graduate) are eligible to receive a waiver of the nonresident portion of their tuition and will be charged in-state tuition.  Duties and responsibilities of each appointment will vary by department and supervisor.

Graduate students may be appointed as a Teaching Assistant, Assistant Instructor, Graduate Research Assistant, Academic Assistant, Assistant (Graduate) or Tutor (Graduate) for up to 14 long semesters while pursuing a graduate degree at The University of Texas at Austin.

Pay and benefits for academic employees

Grievance Policies and Procedures

Training for Student Employees (required and elective)

 

Center for Teaching and Learning

Student Employee Checklist


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Sanger Learning & Career Center offers a list of resources for TAs and AIs

Student Employee Excellence Development (S.E.E.D.) Program for advancing your knowledge and skills.

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