Graduate Assistantships (GA) are designed to provide master of fine arts (MFA) students with meaningful extracurricular experiences and to help offset expenses through on-campus employment. Any full-time MFA student (minimum twelve credits per semester) may apply. The GA position lasts the entire academic year; MFA students are able to start working one week before the start of fall semester and may work until the last day of spring semester. GA positions exist in a variety of campus departments, including: MCAD Library Printmaking Studio Media Laboratory Learning Center Computer Support Academic Services 3D Shop Online Learning MCAD Gallery Compensation: Total Award: $6,000* over two semesters Hourly Rate: $14.25—Maximum of 15 hours per week *Payment is made based on actual hours worked with a bi-weekly paycheck. Award cannot be applied to tuition balances or used during summer semester.