TA (Teaching Assistant) and RA (Research Assistant) Positions
- TA (Teaching Assistant) and RA (Research Assistant) positions may offer students paid tuition and a stipend. In most positions, you help faculty with their teaching or research 20 hours per week. Some TA/RAs teach or hold review sessions, grade papers, proctor tests, attend class and take notes, update or create web pages, or perform data collection and analysis.
- Visit the School of Nursing Funding Opportunities Blog and subscribe to receive notices of student positions.
- The UW Center for Teaching and Learning holds workshops for TAs and RAs, including workshops specifically geared towards international student TAs/RAs
When interviewing for the position, give the interviewer a reason to hire you
- Show up on time for the interview.
- Convey enthusiasm and interest.
- Dress the part of a job seeker.
- Be truthful.
- Follow up after the interview with a thank you note.
- Have a poor personal appearance.
- Be overbearing or possess a "know-it-all" attitude.
- Be passive, indifferent, or show lack of interest.
- Bad mouth a past employer.
- Be a "no-show."
- Forget to ask questions at the interview.