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Dual Degree Students

In order to work as a Teaching Fellow, Graduate Fellow, or Grader/Tutor, Stern Dual-Degree students must have completed 9 or more credits, have a GPA of at least 3.0, and be enrolled in the semester which they plan to work. All students must have taken the course or its equivalent and have approval from the department coordinator. Compensation is dependent on enrollment, course credit load, and other factors.  Full-Time and Part-Time employees of NYU are not eligible for the Teaching Fellow or Graduate Fellow programs.

Note: Compensation type depends on your enrollment status at Stern. Please see FAQ.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I contact the Department Coordinator?

Follow the link to find the Coordinator for the department or center in which you will be working.

Department and Centers Coordinator List

How do I find the course number, credit load, and current enrollment for the course I will be a TF?

Please login into Student Web Information System (AIS) and follow the link on the left hand navigation bar to “department enrollments”.

Who should I contact with questions about my application?

Please contact your Department Coordinator first.

For questions about showing hiring documents to Human Resources, please contact Pauline Braz at

How do I get paid?

All Dual-Degree students will receive tuition remission.

When you are paying your tuition bill to Stern, you will receive tuition remission which processes through the Stern Bursar. You will either receive a reduction in your tuition bill, a reduction in your loans, or a reimbursement check issued by the Bursar's Office.

When you are paying your tuition bill to another school, Stern will transfer the payment to your other school so that you receive tuition remission.

What is the amount of compensation?

Compensation for TF/GF positions ranges from $900 to $3600 per appointment. Payment is dependent on enrollment, course credit load, and other factors. Please see contract for more details. Graders are paid $24.00 per student with a minimum of 25 students. Tutors are paid $24.00/hour.

Can a position be terminated?

Your employment is at will, which means that you or NYU can terminate your employment at any time, with or without cause. NYU can also withdraw or rescind this offer at any time prior to the commencement of work without restriction.

What if I am receiving student loans?

As these payments are considered tuition remission, Financial Aid will simply reduce the amount of your loans, or you will receive a reimbursement check from the Bursar’s Office. Contact Financial Aid at 212-998-0790 for more information.

Can I have more than one TF or GF position at the same time?

Yes; however, a student may not exceed 20 hours of work per week during the semester.

What are the rules for Summer positions?

Jobs are open to qualified NYU students and Stern May graduates, except for May graduates who are international students. You may work up to 1 full position (20 hours per week) per summer term which included Summer I,II,III.

Are all courses eligible for a full teaching fellowship?

No. Position and compensation are based on enrollment and course credit load.

Can a teaching fellow receive additional compensation for private tutoring?

No. Students may not make independent arrangements for additional compensation to tutor students in the class to which they are assigned as a TF. Petitions for exceptions to this policy must be accompanied by the following, submitted in writing by the instructor: (1) A complete description of the TF's responsibilities (2) A guarantee that the TF will not be engaged in any interpretive assessment of student work.

Can a student from a school other than NYU participate in this program?

Yes but only with approval from the department Administrative Coordinator and the Stern Dean’s Office.