Graduate Assistants (GAs) are, first and foremost, graduate students pursuing an education.The opportunity to work closely with faculty members and undergraduate students in teaching, research, or administrative environments is an integral part of that education.Graduate students who hold assistantships benefit educationally and professionally.They gain further expertise in their field; enhance their research skills and develop pedagogical skills; acquire experience in leadership, interpersonal effectiveness, and performance evaluation; acquire academic administrative experience; and enjoy collegial collaborations with advisors that may result in joint publications and other professional activities.View the University of Maryland’s Sexual Misconduct Policy.According to Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, sexual harassment is prohibited."We're also at similar places in our lives, being students, which makes it easier to relate." Columbia University students Balazs Alexa and Jean Meyer started the dating website on campus in November.This month, the site launched at 140 more schools nationwide, giving more college students the opportunity to meet their future husbands or wives.
The University of Maryland is committed to providing resources and options for those impacted by sexual assault, dating or domestic violence.
Lara Hirner, a grad student at Columbia University's Teachers College, has gone on dates to the opera, Central Park and ice cream shops with guys she met on Date My School.
"The guys place the same priority on education and the same passion for their careers as I do," Hirner said.
Students who are applying for admission to Shady Grove or for reenrollment should follow the admission processes outlined on those sites.
Applications are considered complete when the online application and all required documents have been received. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by the Priority Deadline where applicable.
Skills learned in assistantships prepare students not only for the academy, but also for corporate, government, and nonprofit organizations.