Additional graduate assistantships may be available through other departments at UW. Please refer to the GFIS blog for additional opportunities.
Student Computer Consultant
Provides funding for graduate students in the UW School of Social Work which may be offered as a tuition waiver, partial tuition waiver, health insurance coverage, stipend, or a combination of all. Candidates must be a UW School of Social Work MSW student and eligible to qualify for a Graduate Student Assistantship (this is not work - study and is not based on financial need). Responsible for supporting the School of Social Work computer labs help desk support to students, faculty and staff of a variety of software and other computing related inquiries. Current students as well as incoming MSW Day, EDP, and Advanced Standing students are eligible to apply; please note that this position requires weekday, weeknight, and weekend coverage and a commitment of 20 hours per week is necessary (support times shared across all four consultants). Click the link above for details. Questions can be sent to sswtech: firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline: June 30 (annually).
Student Information Specialist
The Student Information Specialist (SIS) position may not be available every year; one or two positions may be available in a given year, depending on staffing needs. This is an outreach/ambassador position, responsible for supporting the Admissions Office in supporting and recruiting diverse applicants to the UW School of Social Work and providing technical assistance to BASW and MSW applicants throughout the application process. Successful candidates are expected to have strong skills in public speaking, written communication, and multitasking. Current students as well as incoming MSW Day, EDP, and Advanced Standing students are eligible to apply; please note that this position requires 20 hours per week of office hours (primarily weekday, daytime hours). Click the link above for details. Questions can be sent to Dave Morrin: email@example.com. One to two positions are available, to begin in mid-September 2018. Application deadline (April 5, 2018) has passed.
Social Work Writing Tutor
Social Work Writing Tutors provide writing support services to all social work students, including bachelors, master’s, and PhD students. These positions require flexible schedules to accommodate the needs of students and funding varies by quarter. Funding may include a tuition waiver, a partial tuition waiver, and health insurance coverage in some quarters, and hourly pay in other quarters. Students must be entering the MSW advanced curriculum in the academic year for which they are awarded. This includes incoming 2nd and 3rd year EDP students, 2nd year Day students, and entering Advanced Standing students. To apply, please carefully review this position description and then complete the online application. Two positions are available, to begin summer or autumn 2018. If you have any questions, please contact Leanne Do at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline: April 22, 2018.