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Employment for Graduate Students

Employment for Graduate Students

Important employment note: All students who are graduate assistants or are otherwise to be paid through the University as of August 16 should start employment enrollment well before that date in order to be paid starting August 16; we recommend one week in advance, particularly for international students. International students will need to supply the documents necessary for certifying your eligibility for employment. Everyone also needs a social security card in order to be processed for employment. Graduate Assistants can go directly to employee processing in the One Waterfront Building, or at the Mountainlair during the hours shown on the linked document. Employment questions can be addressed to Ms. Joann Mayhew in the Mathematics Department Office, 320 Armstrong.

Health insurance: All students, including international students, are automatically enrolled in the student health insurance plan. Graduate Assistants (either teaching or research) are provided with this plan at no extra cost. If you have your own comparable insurance you may submit a waiver. This plan coordinates with benefits covered by the Student Health fee, which must still be paid by students, including GA’s.

For students who are not graduate assistants, the Department does have a limited number of part-time positions in a number of capacities, including assisting students at the Institute for Mathematics Learning Computer Laboratory. The number, and nature, of such positions depends on needs, scheduling, and available funding, and is generally not determined until near the beginning of the semester, or shortly thereafter. If you are interested in being considered for such positions as may arise, send an email with your course schedule to Betsy Kuhn, the Lab Manager, at bkuhn@math.wvu.edu. Identify yourself as a Mathematics graduate student.