UCM offers ample opportunities for engaged experience through graduate assistant positions. A graduate assistantship is aimed to provide support to a graduate student, both resident and non-resident, throughout their time of graduate study at the University. Graduate assistants are compensated for their services with a stipend and scholarships.
There are multiple types of assistantships available at UCM including teaching, research, athletic, lab, student affairs, and administrative roles. As a Graduate Assistant, you are making a significant commitment to the University of Central Missouri by agreeing to achieve exceptional academic performance in your degree program and carry extensive professional responsibilities.
Teach lower-level undergraduate classes, laboratory sections, discussion sessions, or assist an instructor with teaching classes with large enrollments
Assist faculty members in research and other scholarly activities
Work directly with UCM students in residential life or other student services offices
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Besides getting great work experience, being a graduate assistant provides students with the opportunity to receive scholarships and stipends for their commitment.
To be eligible for a Graduate Assistantship, a student must meet the following requirements:
Once a position is appointed, a minimum of 6 graduate credits must be taken for fall/spring semesters and 3 graduate credits during summer, while maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher, at UCM.
To apply for an assistantship: Submit Online Application