Graduate Assistantships

Fall 2024 GA opportunities have been posted, July 5, 2024!

Applications are required to be considered for all departmental GAships for this coming fall 2024 semester. 

Our Fall 2024 Graduate Assistant posting is now open for applications. The deadline for applications is Monday, Monday, July 15, 2024 by 4:00 p.m. EST. The posting and application form can be viewed below as a PDF file.


Important Information

  • Students must maintain full-time registration throughout the term, must be in good standing in the degree program and must have a valid SIN and eligible to work in Canada in order to hold a Graduate Assistantship. Students who meet the Phase I Tuition Refund Deadline are therefore not eligible to hold a GA.
  • Effective immediately the allowable number of hours of paid university-related employment for graduate students will be 240 hours per academic term (Fall, Winter, Summer). This includes income from all employment sources (GA, RA- employment [not including RA-scholarship], Sessionals, Food Services, IT Services, Library, Residence Services, and any other university related employment). Detailed information is available on the Graduate Studies Grad Employment website.
  • Graduate Assistants must apply each term by the application deadline, in accordance with the Article 13 of the CUPE 4580 Collective Agreement.
  • All GAs and TAs hired will be required to complete the mandatory new employee training at and provide proof of completion to Sociology & Criminology Dept.  
  • GA Application Form and provide a copy of your unofficial transcript to
  • Complete our online form and submit it electronically and provide a copy of your unofficial transcript to
  • Please complete the GA application with the list of all courses for which you have worked as a GA including the term and year
  • On the GA/TA application, the AAU Name is the name of the department: Sociology and Criminology.

All information regarding GAships can be found at the Faculty of Graduate Studies GA/TA website.


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