Student Employment

The Philosophy Department has a number of job opportunities for students:

Instructional Student Assistant

Instructional Student Assistants (ISAs) support the pedagogical work of the department, providing grading support to instructors teaching large classes or working as tutors in the Philosophy Center.

Here is an example of the ISA application [pdf]. During hiring periods, appplications will need to be submitted through a Google Forms. 

Questions about being an ISA? Contact Prof. Riana Betzler at

Teaching Associate

Teaching Associates (TAs) are M.A. students who teach their own course under the supervision of a faculty member. This teaching is a culminating experience for M.A. studies.

Questions about being a TA? Contact Prof. Carlos Sanchez at

Checklist for first-time TAs [pdf].

Research Assistant

From time to time, our faculty have funding to employ students as research assistants on their scholarly projects.

Student Employment in the Department Office

The Philosophy Department employs students to work in the main office during normal business hours.

To see if we're hiring, contact Department Coordinator Truc Tran at