Graduate Student Assistantship
The role of a Graduate Student Assistantship (GSA) is to provide academic duties including proctoring exams, marking examination papers and/or research duties assigned to a graduate student engaged in research performed for a member of faculty not directly related to the student’s own research.
The research oriented projects contribute to the student’s academic and professional development. Must be a part-time or full-time registered Western graduate student.
|Compensation Rate||Determined by hiring unit|
|Employment Deductions and Benefit Changes||Regular deductions - Tax, CPP, EI etc., 13%|
|CRA Tax Treatment||Regular income, 100% taxable, reported on T4 tax receipt|
|Posting Required?||No Posting Required|
|System Paid Through||HR Payroll system; Hired by Staff Appointment Notice (HR) (login required)|
|Job Code; When Paid||X0500; Monthly or weekly|
|Employment Contract Requirements for International Students||www.servicecanada.gc.ca/eng/sin/employers/contract.shtml|