Graduate Student Employment

Hiring for Fall 2019

The application for Economics ASE Positions for Fall 2019 is closed. The application for Spring 2020 will open later this semester. Here was the information from the last application:

Before applying, please carefully recommend make sure you meet all requirements. Note especially the pedagogy requirement as well as the requirement to be on campus by Wednesday, August 21st, 2019.

You can check the Online Schedule of Classes for course scheduling information. If you are taking classes, please check to make sure you will not have any conflicts with the courses you are applying for.

For information on the different positions, visit the types of employment page.

The link to the application is here.

The deadline to apply for these positions is April 5th, 2019. Priority will be given to applications completed by this deadline. We hope to assign positions shortly thereafter. Please apply for only positions that you would accept if they were offered to you

If you need assistance or have any questions or comments, please contact the Department of Economics Head GSI, Preston Mui (

On-Campus Dates

Please be aware that final exams are held relatively late for this Fall 2019 semester, between December 16 and December 20. Please do not make travel plans to interfere with GSI or Reader duties for proctoring and grading, if you take a position with the Department of Economics.

Hiring Process

We have expanded the number of position rankings so that you can rank many more positions. There is no need to avoid ranking a position you think you are unlikely to get for fear of "wasting" a ranking -- if you don't get (for example) your first choice, we simply shift your rankings up (so your second choice becomes your first choice, and so on).

Once you have been offered and accepted a position, you will meet with Campus Shared Services staff to begin the hiring paperwork. Marianne Callahan is the department's HR Partner and she will typically arrange all necessary meetings to complete the hiring process.

Collective Bargaining Agreement

The titles GSI, Reader, Tutor, and are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the University and the Academic Student Employee Union, UAW2865. Under the language of the contract, students hired in these titles are referred to as Academic Student Employees (ASEs); you will find this acronym used in the contract and in campus communications.

The current UAW Academic Student Employees Unit contract is available here. GSRs are not covered by the agreement.

For additional information and questions on graduate student employment, please contact Graduate Appointments at the Graduate Division.

Graduate Student Employment Resources