The Department of Educational Psychology awards several graduate assistantships (GA) each year. The two types of graduate assistantships commonly awarded are as follows:
Teaching Graduate Assistantships (Academic Transitions Programs): The 20 hour per week Academic Transitions Programs position involves teaching two sections of NAU 120 Study Skills and College Success during the fall semester, and up to three sections of NAU 130 during the spring semester. The class is designed to assist new NAU undergraduate students' transition into college. The position also required mentoring undergraduate peer coaches, and assisting with events and projects. To apply for this position you must complete this Department of Educational Psychology graduate assistant application as well as a secondary Academic Transitions Programs application at: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGRQZFJ5LUs4elI2b0t0TVNpckN2cnc6MA#gid=0
Other Graduate Assistantships: These positions support the practicum and test lab, and involve assisting students with checking out assessment kits and protocols, and helping with technology for recording counseling and testing sessions. These graduate assistantships also support faculty teaching assessment courses by reviewing recorded sessions, checking protocols, teaching assessment lab sessions, and assisting students with questions about scoring and interpretation.
Additionally, other departments in the College of Education, and in the university, often contact the Department of Educational Psychology office requesting referrals for possible graduate assistantship positions. The department may forward applications to these units, and you may be contacted. These positions may include assisting with elementary education major fieldwork supervision, assisting faculty with grading or teaching labs, or assisting faculty with research. Also, various NAU departments and programs offer assistantships. You are encouraged to also check the NAU Graduate College website, Residence Life, and other college and department sites for information about assistantship opportunities.
All Department of Educational Psychology graduate assistantships require you to submit a curriculum vita or resume. Your application will not be considered without the requested curriculum vita or resume. Please submit a curriculum vita or resume to the EPS office at firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 928-523-9284, or submit a hard copy by April 15.