About 3,000 graduate students attend the University of Oregon in pursuit of a post bachelors degree. About 48% of graduate students are employed by the university in graduate employee positions. Graduate employees serve as teaching, research, or administrative assistants within academic units. They work between eight, but no more than twenty hours per week, per term to fulfill an academic year appointment, which spans 33-39 weeks in a calendar year.
The overview of graduate student employment provides more information about total compensation.