Literature Opportunities

Opportunities for M.A. Literature Students

Graduate Literature Association

The Graduate Literature Association (GLA) is the student organization for the M.A. in Literature. The GLA organizes social activities, academic and career workshops, and scholarly conferences and publishes Interpretations, a student-edited academic journal. See the Graduate Literature Association website for more information.

The Teaching Assistant Practicum

ENG 803: Teaching Assistant Practicum (pdf),  offers students the opportunity to learn about pedagogical issues in the teaching of literature by assisting professors in running a large lecture course. In addition to working closely with a professor as a TA, students participate in a series of workshops designed to introduce them to a variety of pedagogical issues and give them hands-on teaching experience. Click the hyperlink above to find out more information.

Volunteer and Paid Tutoring

SF State offers graduate students a variety of paid and volunteer tutoring opportunities, including at the English Tutoring Center (ETC), Learning Assistance Center (LAC), and Campus Academic Resource Program (CARP).

Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTAs)

For students who are pursuing a composition or reading certificate in addition to the M.A. in Literature, the English Department offers Graduate Teaching Assistantships.

Scholarships and Fellowships

The department and college a limited number of scholarships and fellowships to current graduate students. Scholarships are announced by the department and college annually. For other opportunities, see the SF State Fellowships Office