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Working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant While
Studying in the English MA Program

GTA and studentsApplicants to our English MA Program should strongly consider also applying for a Graduate Teaching Assistantship, which adds value and professional relevance to the MA Degree.


The word "assistant" is misleading. Our Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) generally take full responsibility for their own section of the First-Year Writing course (and other classes), and receive a wealth of support as they begin this very rewarding classroom experience. GTAs contribute to the collaborative development of the Writing Program.


The GTA Program is kept relatively small so that GTAs become a close-knit unit, working, studying, socializing, and supporting one another through their two-year program.


Graduate Teaching Assistantships can expect to:



Download an application form to include with your admission materials for the Graduate Program at University of Minnesota Duluth via the ApplyYourself online system.


For Further Information

Contact Professor Krista Twu, Interim Director of Graduate Studies, at or (218) 726-6598.


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