Gain hands-on experience while helping pay for grad school.
Types of Assistantships
Graduate Assistantship with a Scholarship
Includes a stipend and a scholarship for 10, 15 or 20 hours of service per week. The minimum stipends in effect will remain. Programs can exceed these minimums. Students receiving a graduate assistantship with a scholarship must remain enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester.
Graduate Assistantship without a Scholarship
Includes a stipend only (no scholarship) for 5, 10, 15 or 20 hours of service per week. The minimum stipends in effect will apply to this assistantship, including a 5 hour of service per week option. Students receiving a graduate assistantship without a scholarship must remain enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester.
Graduate assistants may be assigned as an instructor for undergraduate courses and 500-level graduate courses. To teach 500-level graduate courses, the teaching assistant would need graduate faculty status, Level 3 or above.
Research/Professional Development Assistantships
These graduate assistants are mentored by faculty or staff who are working in a variety of different areas. These experiences extend the students' research experience and professional development.
If you are interested in an assistantship, please indicate your interest on your application for admission and contact your academic department listed on the Graduate Programs page after you apply. You can also view available positions by visiting Hire-A-Vike.
Did You Know?
CSU students graduate with 16% less debt on average than any other university in Ohio.
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