Memo 30: Employment of Graduate Students Receiving Federal Funding
Graduate nursing students receiving funds from a traineeship or from a federal National Research Service Award (NRSA) who are seeking additional employment within the University of Washington may ONLY be employed in positions that:
- have a student title, such as Research Assistant (RA) or Teaching Assistant (TA) OR pay at a student salary level OR pay at a student salary level OR includes clinical work to maintain licensure; and
- do not exceed 10 hours of work per week; and
- the student’s work on the grant does not result in the development of their dissertation
Students wishing employment that does not adhere to these guidelines must submit a letter of petition to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
A graduate student holding a Graduate Student Service Appointment (GSA) may not exceed 20 hours of work per week without petition to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the School of Nursing and to the UW Graduate School.
Revised January 2018