Graduate and Teaching Assistantships - Types of Assistantships
Types of Assistantships
Research/Professional Development Assistantships
- Assist the CSU faculty and/or staff members in conducting
research or performing activities relevant to their degree
program. These are assigned to faculty or staff who are working
in a variety of different areas to extend the students' research
experience and professional development.
Teaching Assistantships - Assist departments
in carrying out undergraduate instructional programs. Teaching
Assistants aid faculty members in assembling classroom materials,
leading class discussion groups, supervising laboratory sessions,
tutoring, evaluating student per-formance, and carrying out
other related instructional activities.
Other - To be used only with prior permission of the dean.
International Teaching Assistants - whose
native language is other than English may not be assigned
direct instructional activities until they have taken the
"Speak Test." This will assess and certify a student as proficient
in spoken English. Assessment and certification are conducted
by the University Testing Center. For more information visit: