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Employment

Assistantships Awarded by the University. The beginning salary for teaching and graduate assistantships is at least $15,730 plus tuition remission and fees for the academic year and for 6 credits in the summer.

Preceptorships and Counselorships. Appointments as preceptors or counselors in the various undergraduate residence halls are available to a limited number of graduate students. The offices of the deans of students of those colleges, on request, provide information regarding the duties required of preceptors and counselors; the benefits, such as room, board, and tuition grants; and the procedures for application. Applications for September appointments normally must be received before May 1.

Paid Practicum Placements. Advanced students in GSAPP may receive stipends for practicum work dependingupon the agency, the student`s experience, and financial need. This is determined immediately prior to or during the student`s first term at the school.

Federal Work-Study Program (FWSP). Federal work-study employment may be offered as a self-help portion of the financial aid award to U.S. citizens and eligible noncitizens. Application for this program as well as for all federal aid programs is made by filing the FAFSA. On-campus jobs are available in many areas, including GSAPP. Selection for a particular job is based on skills, job availability, university needs, and student preference. The assigned employment opportunity is based on an expectation that the student will work between 6 and 20 hours weekly throughout the fall and spring academic terms. During the summer, students may work up to 35 hours per week. Students also may work off campus in not-for-profit agencies. A number of paid community services positions are available. Off-campus employment usually is limited to returningstudents. Contact the Student Employment Office for further information. All students who want to work through the FWSP must receive authorization before beginning a job.


 
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