Grad Student Employment Opportunities

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Spring 2021 Political Science Graduate Student Hiring Announcements

Spring 2021 Reader Positions
Application Deadline: Friday, April 9
Political Science expects to hire readers for the following autumn classes:

Course Instructor Contact Information Maximum
# of Hours

Pol S 303, Public Policy Formation in the United States

Laura Evans

Projected hours: 60
Projected Pay: $1,173

Typical reader duties include assisting with grading exams and papers according to direction, proctoring exams, and submitting grades as instructed and by deadlines established by the instructor.

Maximum hours are above are projected. Actual maximum hours are based on enrollment at the 10th day of the quarter. Readers will be paid $19.55  per hour to the maximum indicated on the job description that they sign. Hours are entered weekly in Workday and paid out at each pay period. The faculty supervisor approves submitted hours, and the department monitors for the maximum hours approved.

To apply for a reader position, email the instructor with your qualifications such as related coursework, previous grading experience, other preparation, etc. Applicants will be notified of hiring decisions when they have been approved.

Note: International students on an F-1 visa who are employed as Academic Student Employees (research assistants, teaching assistants, staff assistants), can be hired as readers if they apply for and receive Curricular Practical Training (CPT) authorization from the International Student Services Office. International students who hold fellowships may not need CPT authorization to be a reader but should verify with Ann Buscherfeld.