UC Davis offers several types of employment to graduate students providing financial support and exciting professional experiences in addition to opportunities for career development.
Students earn a salary and, depending on the type of employment, may have all or part of their fees paid as a benefit. In addition, students in qualifying appointments may be eligible to receive child care reimbursement.
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Graduate student academic employment provides opportunities for teaching and research as Graduate Student Researchers, Associate Ins, Teaching Assistants, Readers and Tutors.
A graduate student with a qualifying appointment as a Graduate Student Researcher (GSR) or as an Academic Student Employee (TA, Reader, Associate In_ , Tutor) may receive full or partial remission of their tuition and fees according to campus policy. Learn more about eligibility requirements and remission benefits, including nonresident supplemental tuition here.
Funded graduate students may qualify for leave due to familial or medical necessity; learn more in this section.
Current salary scales for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.
Guide, links and resources for employing graduate students as Teaching Assistants, Associate In_, Readers, Tutors; and Graduate Student Researchers.
The Academic Student Employee Unit (BX) is a systemwide bargaining unit comprised of graduate teaching assistants, readers, tutors and other instructional assistants who work in support of faculty and lecturers
The University of California prohibits discrimination against or harassment of any person employed by or seeking employment with the university on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or status as a covered veteran (special disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, or any other veteran who served on active duty during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized).