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Additional Qualifications Online Application System

You may use this system to:

  • Apply for Additional Qualifications courses
    (Note that a valid email address and credit card are required)
  • Check the registration status of your application
  • Update your current contact information

Student Employment

OISE offers students four types of employment opportunities that provide financial assistance and experience in the research and teaching fields.

Job postings can be viewed by current students using your UTORid. Students are required to have a university-issued email account on their ACORN profile. 

 

Graduate Assistantship (GA)

Graduate Assistantships (GAs) are placements for students engaged in research and/or field development projects that contribute to their academic and professional development. GAs are unionized positions represented by CUPE 3907

Note: Students holding a Fall/Winter GA, while also receiving a Base Funding Package will hold their GA as part of their funding.
 

 

Eligibility
 

  • To hold a Graduate Assistantship, you must be registered as a full-time student at OISE.
  • Masters students are eligible to hold a GA in the first 2 years of their program.
  • MA-SCCP students are eligible to hold a GA in the first 3 years of their program.
  • PhD students are eligible to hold a GA in the first 5 years of their program.
  • EdD students are eligible to hold a GA in the first 4 years of their program.
  • Flextime PhD students are eligible to be considered for a GA or R&D GA once during the first 5 years of their program and must be pursuing full-time studies as per the CUPE 3907 Collective Agreement.
  • You are not eligible for a GA if you are holding a combination of 1) scholarships; 2) fellowships; and/or 3) OISE-arranged TA or course instructorships greater than $12,000. 


Dates 

For definitions of "Group A" and "Group B," refer to the CUPE 3907 Collective Agreement.

Summer 2018

  • March 7-21 Summer positions posted and available to students in Group A and B. 
  • Late March/Early April: OISE matches Group A and B students to summer positions. 
     

Fall/Winter 2018-2019 (Tentative)

  • Late June: Fall/Winter positions posted and available to students in Group A.
  • Early to Mid-July: OISE matches Group A students to Fall/Winter positions.
  • Mid-July: GA positions posted and available to students in Group B  
  • Late July: OISE matches Group B students to Fall/Winter positions.

 

 

Teaching Assistantship (TA)

Teaching Assistantships (TAs) are supervised and mentored by an OISE faculty member. TAs are given opportunities to assist in teaching and course activities, including; lecturing, facilitate class discussions, organizing group work. TAs may also gain experience in student evaluation and supervision of students in the field.

Note: Students holding a Fall/Winter TA, while also receiving a Base Funding Package will hold their TA as part of their funding.

TAs are unionized positions represented by CUPE 3902, Unit#1
 

Eligibility
 

  • To hold a Teaching Assistantship, you must 1) be registered as a student at the University of Toronto/OISE; and 2) have completed a Master's degree.
     

Application Information
 

  • To apply, you must submit, 1) one-page CV or resumé; and 2) one-page statement outlining what you will bring to the position and how the position will enhance your studies.
  • Names of referees may also be included but not required.
     

Dates
 

Fall/Winter 2018-2019 (Tentative)

  • May: Fall/Winter TA jobs are posted online
  • Early June: Supervisors and Unit Heads review and interview applicants.
  • Mid to late June: Successful job matches are posted online. 

     

 

Research and Development Graduate Assistantship (R&D GA)

Research and Development Graduate Assistantships (R&D GAs) are placements for students engaged in research and/or field development projects contributing to their academic and professional development.

Note: Students holding a Fall/Winter R&D GA, while also receiving a Base Funding Package will hold their R&D GA as part of their funding.

R&D GAs are unionized positions represented by CUPE 3907



Eligibility
 

  • To hold a R&D GA, you must be registered as a full-time student at OISE.
  • Masters students are eligible to hold a R&D GA in the first 2 years of their program.
  • MA-SCCP students are eligible to hold a R&D GA in the first 3 years of their program.
  • PhD students are eligible to hold a R&D GA in the first 6 years of their program.
  • EdD students are eligible to hold a R&D GA in the first 4 years of their program.
  • Flextime PhD students are eligible to be considered for a GA or R&D GA once during the first 5 years of their program and must be pursuing full-time studies as per the CUPE 3907 Collective Agreement.
  • You are not eligible for a GA if you are holding a combination of 1) scholarships; 2) fellowships; and/or 3) OISE-arranged TA or course instructorships greater than $12,000. 



Dates
 

Summer 2018

  • March 7-21: Summer positions posted.  
  • Mid-April: Successful applicants informed.


Fall/Winter 2018-19 

  • TBA.
 

 

Course Instructor (CI)

Course Instructors (CIs) are graduate students or post-doctoral fellows hired to teach and lead course activities. CIs are responsible for preparing courses material, lecturing, as well as supervising and evaluating student performance.

Note: Students holding a Fall/Winter CI, while also receiving a Base Funding Package will hold their CI as part of their funding.

CIs are unionized positions represented by CUPE 3902, Unit #1



Eligibility
 

  • Positions posted here are open to graduate students in the School of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows at OISE/University of Toronto. Additional requirements are listed on postings.
     

 

Application Information
 

  • To apply, you must submit, 1) one-page CV or resumé; and 2) one-page statement outlining what you will bring to the position and how the position will enhance your studies. 
  • Names of referees may also be included but are not required. Applicants are asked to submit copies of course evaluations for all recent university-level courses taught, if available


Dates
 

Summer

  • Mid-March - CI jobs are posted online

 

Fall/Winter

  • Late June - CI jobs are posted online