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MBA Students

In order to work as a Teaching Fellow, Graduate Fellow, or Grader/Tutor, you must have completed 9 or more credits as a Stern MBA student, have a GPA of at least 3.0, and be enrolled in the semester which you plan to work. Please follow the link to the appropriate contract for additional requirements and detailed instructions.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I contact the Department Coordinator?

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

Department and Centers Coordinator List


What is the process of getting hired as a TF or GF?

Detailed instructions are on the contract. Please follow the link for the appropriate contract according to which semester you are applying.

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

Please contact the Department Coordinator for this information.

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 pbraz@stern.nyu.edu

How am I getting paid?

You will receive tuition remission unless; (1) you are 100% scholarship/sponsored, (2) you have exceeded the amount of tuition remission allowed. These 2 exceptions will be paid through payroll in Human Resources.

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?

Your compensation is processed as 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.

I am an international student, can I work?

International students who either have a green card or hold a F-1 visa are eligible to work. International students that have graduated are not allowed to work, in particular, May graduates are not allowed to work during the summer. If you hold any other visa such as an H-1B cannot under any circumstances work.