Student Employment

Work in the Geology Department

The Geology Department is now accepting applications for positions as Laboratory Teaching Assistants and Tutors for the spring 2020 semester. Everyone who wishes to be a T.A. and/or Tutor must apply, including those who are currently employed.

The qualifications for being a tutor are:

  • The student must be a major or a minor in the discipline to serve as a proctor in the Department’s program.

 

  • The student must have completed at least 60 university credits with an accumulated GPA of at least 2.80. In addition, the student must have completed at least 15 credits (including core courses where applicable) toward his/her major or minor and must have at least a 3.00 grade point average in the courses offered by the major or minor department.

    

  • The student must have already completed the course for which he or she will proctor with at least a B grade.  Alternatively, the student must have completed a higher level course covering the course material with at least a B grade.

 

  • Students must be able to TA and tutor all introductory geology courses Physical Geology, Evolution of the Earth, and Environmental Geology. This means that as a TA or tutor, the student will be prepared to answer questions or at least to know where to find answers in the textbook or lab manual.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Undergraduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits during the academic year; during the summer must be enrolled for a minimum of 3 credits OR enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits in the coming fall semester. 

Graduate students must be enrolled for a minimum of 4.5 credits during the academic year; during the summer must be enrolled for 3 credits OR enrolled for a minimum of 4.5 credits in the coming fall semester.

Questions? See Courtney in the Geology Department Office, Harrington 215.

Please submit your completed application by January 17, 2020  for spring 2020 semester employment.

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN OSHKOSH

Geology Department

Harrington Hall, Room 215
geology@uwosh.edu
(920) 424-4460

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