What do I need to know about being a GRA?


Applying to become a GRA is a major life decision, not simply because of the impacts you will have on the lives of students at MIT, but because of the impact this position will have on your life. What follows are some commonly asked questions about the GRA position. As you will find, some questions will only be able to be answered once you have started the interview process and you are meeting with particular communities. However, if you do have a question you would like us to help clarify before engaging in the interview process, please contact us at beagra@mit.edu.

MIT Graduate Student Applicants

Eligible for House or FSILG GRA role

Must have 1 semester at MIT

International Students can apply (see International Student Information)

Partners Welcome

Mandated Training Required (August 17-21, 2020)

Non-MIT Graduate Student Applicants

Eligible for FSILG GRA role

Must be enrolled full time in a graduate program

International Students can not apply

Partners Welcome

Mandated Training Required (August 17-21, 2020)