Openings for positions as a Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) and Reader are announced before the beginning of each semester.

If interested, complete the Online Application (which requires a CalNet ID)

Applicants must meet all Graduate Division requirements for the appointment including being a registered graduate student with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and no more than two incompletes. Please review additional details for GSI appointments. For general information on Berkeley campus GSI guidelines, resources and support visit the Graduate Division’s Teaching and Resource Center website.

If you are currently appointed a GSR, you must receive prior approval from your Faculty Research Advisor to apply for a GSI position.

Testing Policy for non-English Speakers:
All students who are not native speakers of English must pass a test of their proficiency in spoken English before they can hold GSI positions. This policy applies to all prospective GSIs, whatever their citizenship and residency status, and whatever subject they will be teaching.