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Student Employment

Employment Opportunities 

 

Welcome! The GSEP Student Employment Office is here to assist students with all their on-campus student employment needs and questions.  Over 300 GSEP students work on-campus during the academic year as Graduate Assistants, Research Assistants, and Teaching Assistants. The process for acquiring a position as an assistant is explained below.


The Graduate School of Education and Psychology offers three types of on-campus student employment:
Graduate Assistant (GA) – up to 19.75 hours a week
Research Assistant (RA) – up to 10 hours a week
Teaching Assistant (TA) – up to 6 hours a week


The pay rate for student employees starts at $12.25.

All Graduate Assistant positions are listed on PepPro. Research and Teaching Assistantships may be available by discussing these opportunities with faculty members.  

The Hiring Process:

1. Find a job (either using PepPro or by communicating directly with a staff or faculty member) and accept it. PepPro, is GSEP's employment-listing site and can be found under your "Student Center" tab in WaveNet. If you don't have access to PepPro, please send an email to gsephelpdesk@pepperdine.edu with your name and CWID.

2. If required, you will receive an email invitation from the Student Employment Office to complete New Student Employee Training prior to your start date and to submit important federal government and University paperwork, including:

  • Form I-9: Please bring the following original, unexpired document(s) with you to complete your paperwork; you can bring one selection from List A or one selection from List B along with one selection from List C: Acceptable Documents for Form I-9. Many students choose to bring either a current Passport or a driver's license and a social security card. NOTE: We CANNOT accept photocopies of any of these documents.
  • Form W-4
  • GSEP Student Employment Policies


Once you have completed the student employee training the hiring process can be completed.

3. You will receive a Welcome Email notifying you that your hiring process has been completed. This email will serve as your notice that you may begin working for the University as well as additional important information for you. Please remember that you cannot begin working for the University prior to receiving this e-mail.