Graduate Assistant (GA) positions fall into the following categories:
- Graduate Assistant
- Graduate Grading Assistant
- Graduate Technical Assistant
- Graduate Teaching Assistant
- Other Graduate Assistant (Student Affairs only)
The employing department will determine into which category the student will be hired. Graduate Assistants must go through the same employment eligibility process as undergraduate students. GA’s must also be registered full-time status or have a full-time equivalency for all semesters they are to work. Generally speaking, graduate assistantships run from September until the end of May. During summer, GA’s are hired as regular student workers.
Additional Graduate Assistant information, including wage information, can be found at https://www.rit.edu/emcs/seo/graduate-assistantships.