Graduate Assistantships

Blending academics and experience

Graduate assistantships give you a stipend and tuition reimbursement for your work.

When possible, you’ll have an assistantship that relates to your program of study.

Getting a graduate assistantship in the department

Contact us if you’re interested in a graduate assistantship (GA) within our department.

Our GAs help faculty with research and administering blended courses.

Selection process and timeline

Our department has a competitive selection process for these positions. We base selections on:

  • Your past academic performance
  • Your potential for outstanding success in the program
  • Current department needs

If selected, you’ll usually begin in the fall semester and continue through the academic year. You may reapply for your assistantship for another year.

More options for graduate assistantships

The Graduate College has a university-wide list of available graduate assistantship positions.

These positions involve academic, administrative, research and/or teaching duties. You’ll work about 20 hours per week in your assigned area.