The UW School of Social Work has historically offered three competitive graduate assistantship opportunities, open to current and incoming MSW students Click on the position titles below for details, and application instructions for each position.
Student Computer Consultant
Provides funding for graduate students in the UW School of Social Work which may be offered as a tuition waiver, partial tuition waiver, health insurance coverage, stipend, or a combination of all. Candidates must be a UW School of Social Work MSW student and eligible to qualify for a Graduate Student Assistantship (this is not work - study and is not based on financial need). Responsible for supporting the School of Social Work computer labs help desk support to students, faculty and staff of a variety of software and other computing related inquiries. Current students as well as incoming MSW Day, EDP, and Advanced Standing students are eligible to apply; please note that this position requires weekday, weeknight, and weekend coverage and a commitment of 20 hours per week is necessary (support times shared across all four consultants). Position details: We have an opening for one MSW Student starting Fall quarter, 2023. We are currently accepting applications until July 15th, 2023.
We anticipate having up to 3 openings for the 2023-2024 academic term. We will begin accepting applications on April 1st of 2023, to begin work in mid-September 2023.
Student Information Specialist
The Student Information Specialist (SIS) position may not be available every year; one or two positions may be available in a given year, depending on staffing needs. This is an outreach/ambassador position, responsible for supporting the Admissions Office in supporting and recruiting diverse applicants to the UW School of Social Work and providing technical assistance to BASW and MSW applicants throughout the application process. Successful candidates are expected to have strong skills in public speaking, written communication, and multitasking. Current students as well as incoming MSW Day, EDP, and Advanced Standing students are eligible to apply; please note that this position requires 20 hours per week of office hours (primarily weekday, daytime hours). Click the link above for details. Questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications for the Student Information Specialist position for the 2023 - 2024 academic year are now closed.
Social Work Writing Tutor
Would you like to provide writing support to fellow students at the UW School of Social Work? The social work writing team generally hires 2-3 new peer writing tutors each year. Tutors provide writing support services to all social work students. These yearlong positions require flexible schedules in both remote and in-person settings. Funding varies by quarter and may include a tuition waiver, a partial tuition waiver, and health insurance coverage in some quarters, and hourly pay in other quarters. Applications are accepted every spring for continuing MSW students. Here is the 2023 writing tutor position description. Please email email@example.com with questions.