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Employment of Graduate Students in Assistantship Positions After Graduation

Typically, students in 12 month assistantship positions should be terminated on their graduation date. However, the department may extend these appointments through the end of the calendar month if desired.

Per Center for Global Engagement (CGE), international students in assistantship positions are not allowed to work past their graduation date. Please contact CGE with questions.

If the department wants to continue employment into the next month, the student should be moved to a temp position. This is not allowed for international students. Some departments have used the position Research Scientist III.

This does not apply to students in 9 month assistantship positions. Those students should continue in their positions through the end of their work accruals, either 7/31 or 1/31.