I have been working at Texas A & M University - Central Texas full-time (Less than a year)
For the most part, everyone is nice. Almost 2 weeks of vacation for Christmas break. Employee scholarship for those attending college. Extremely laid back environment.
Pay is extremely low, but potential to move up is high. The turnover is high because people move (military town) or they get better jobs.
I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Texas A & M University - Central Texas (Killeen, TX) in October 2014.
When you become a graduate student and desire a position as a graduate assistant, speak directly with your professor or the department chair and ask if you meet the requirements and if they have the funding. I spoke to my professor and she made me aware of when the funding was available and they needed an assistant. I then had to officially apply for the position, and had a "mini" interview by the professor that made me aware that the position was open. After she discussed it with the department chair, they officially offered me the position. The key to getting a grad assistant position at A&M is looking at the job board but asking around department to department trying to see if there's an opening or going to be an opening soon. The application was very basic and the interview was even easier. After obtaining the job, you must continue to meet all the requirements each semester.
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