Employment

As a Waterloo graduate student, you may also be interested in funding your studies with employment income.

Teaching assistantship (TA)

You could hold a teaching assistantship (TA) to assist a faculty member with instructional responsibilities. TA positions are arranged by your academic department and paid through Human Resources.

Research assistantship (RA)

You could hold a graduate research assistantship (RA) to perform a designated list of research duties under the supervision of one or more faculty members. Duties and assigned tasks may be routine or advanced but normally fall outside the scope of your research. RA positions are arranged by your academic department and paid through Human Resources.

Co-op work terms

If you enrol in a co-op graduate program, you'll receive income during your co-op work terms.