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Graduate Assistant Application


  • MAcy student
  • A graduate assistant must be taking at least 9 hours or graduating that semester in order to qualify as a GA. The department prefers that GAs take no more than 12 hours.
  • If you drop a class (bringing you to 6 hrs or less), you become ineligible for employment.
  • For summer assignments, graduate assistants do not have to take courses in the summer, but must be enrolled in 9 hrs for the fall (or graduating that summer) to be considered.

Required Skills:

  • Communicates often
  • Meets deadlines
  • Manages time well
  • Punctual
  • Volunteers for tasks when needed
  • Has attention to detail
  • Keeps a clean area

Expected Hours:

  • Must work at least 20 hours but no more than 25 hours a week

Deadline for Applications:

  • Spring 2018: November 1, 2017
  • Summer 2018: April 1, 2018
  • Fall 2018: May 1, 2018

Job Duties:

Can include any course-related task within reason. List of common duties include:

  • proctoring
  • shredding
  • making copies
  • grading and attending mandatory grading sessions
  • dropping off/picking up tests at the testing center
  • data entry
  • holding office hours
  • organizing faculty offices
  • helping the department with extra tasks as needed

Skills testing is possible during interview.

You will be required to attend a mandatory training session as well as complete online training in your first week of employment.

Example GA Agreement

Example GA Handbook

These requirements are only for graduate assistants employed by the Department of Accounting.

Graduate Assistant Application

Please complete this application. Be sure to upload your resume and class schedule. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Have you been accepted into the MAcy program? *
I am available to work at least 20 hours per week. *
I will make myself available from the week before classes start until the week after graduation. *

Agreements and Expectations

I understand that I will be paid either hourly (bi-monthly) or salaried (monthly) and that it is the discretion of the department to determine which. *
With the exception of my classes and studies, I understand that my personal preferences and commitments are secondary to my duties as a graduate assistant. *


I certify that all information on this form and attached resume is accurate.

Typing your name in the box below will serve as a signature.