Assistantships for Graduate/Doctoral Students
A limited number of graduate assistantships and fellowships are available to graduate students. Students contract to provide a minimum number of hours per week to the department in some capacity. In return, students generally receive a combination of tuition remission and a stipend.
Many of these programs are administered by individual academic departments but some opportunities are available to students in any graduate program.
Student Development Graduate Assistant Program
Graduate students in any program may apply for a variety of assistantship opportunities across many departments within the Division of Student Development. Available opportunities include placements in the offices of Housing and Residence Life, Community Wellness Services, Greek Life & Leadership Programs, Technology Support, Student Life and Kennedy Union, Campus Recreation, New Student Programs, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and through campus partners in Career Services and ArtStreet.
The competitive application process will open November 1, 2012, and applications are due January 11, 2013. Applicants should be aware of the following timeline:
- Friday, January 11, 2013 – Applications for fall 2013 due
- No later than Friday, February 1 – On Campus invitations sent to candidates
- Sunday, February 17 – Candidate social (4:00-6:00pm, KU Ballroom)
- Monday, February 18 – On campus interview/workshop day (8:30am-4:00pm, Kennedy Union)
- Friday, March 8 – Offer letters sent to candidates
- Monday, April 15 – Deadline by which candidates must accept/decline positions
Department of Religious Studies and Campus Ministry Assistantships
Graduate students who have been accepted into the Pastoral Ministry or Theological Studies M.A. programs or the Theology Ph.D program may be awarded one of several competitive assistantships. Any student who applies to the Ph.D program is automatically considered. A student in either of the Master's programs must apply for consideration.
- Department of Religious Studies Assistantship
- Campus Ministry Assistantship
- Institute of Pastoral initiatives Assistantship
- International Marian Research Institute Assistantship
Each of these opportunities utilizes a separate application form and process. Department of Religious Studies and Campus Ministry application forms are due no later than February 1.
Opportunities are regularly available in both the Department of Religious Studies and Campus Ministry. Opportunities with the IPI and the IMRI are occasionally available, and you should contact those offices to inquire and apply.
School of Education & Allied Professions Graduate Assistantship Program
The graduate assistantship program is a competitive program and assistantships are limited. Assistantships can be awarded within any of the following SOEAP departments: Counselor Education and Human Services, Dean’s Office, Educational Leadership, Heath & Sports Science, Department of Physical Therapy Program and Teacher Education.
Resumes are accepted for each academic year between January 15th and May 15th. For more information and to submit your resume for consideration, please contact Julie Slife, Coordinator of the Graduate Assistantship Program at 937-229-3348 or email: email@example.com.