Graduate Assistant Positions

The Graduate Assistant (GA) position is designed to provide support for a student during full-time graduate study. It is an opportunity for the graduate student to serve in a professional role while establishing a professional relationship with faculty and/or administrators.

There are two kinds of Graduate Assistant (GA) positions: teaching and administrative. Please note that international graduate assistants are not permitted to work beyond their 20 hours per week contract. Graduate Assistant (GA) positions cover a full tuition and fees waiver for up to 24 hours of graduate coursework annually as well as paying a stipend of $8,686 per year.

Please contact specific departments or Graduate Studies for more information about available Graduate Assistantships. For a complete list of academic departments and administrative units with positions allocated for academic year 2019-2020, please click here.

There are no open Graduate Assistant positions posted at this time. Please visit this page frequently for the most current availability.





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