Graduate Assistant Job Openings

The Graduate School provides this information as a service to graduate students and to the hiring departments.

Please keep in mind that our office does not screen applicants, conduct interviews, or participate in any part of the selection process (except when hiring for our own unit). Therefore, if you have questions concerning your application or qualifications for a particular position, please contact the hiring department. You may also wish to contact Student Employment at 331-3238 for information on other student positions.

Positions may become available at any time. Generally, appointments are made prior to the beginning of each semester. However, from time to time, faculty or departments may obtain funding from outside sources for special projects and research grants for which they need graduate assistants.


GA Job Openings

Graduate Assistant job openings are now posted on Workday. You will be required to login with your GVSU credentials after you are registered for classes to view the job openings. If you have any questions, please contact the Graduate School at [email protected]. Registration opens on March 18, 2024 for the 24-25 academic year. 

You may view the GA job openings below, but you will still need to log into Workday to apply for positions. 

Beware of phishing emails offering research assistantships. Check the sender's email address. If it does not match the sender's name or the signature line, and does not end in, it could be a scam. Do not reply, delete the email instead. 

Fall 2024: 

Seidman College of Business, Marketing Department, KBEI - Trust Project - Graduate Assistant (application deadline June 1, 2024 or until filled) 

Center for Undergraduate Scholar Engagement, CUSE Fellowship Graduate Assistant (position open until filled) 

Fred Meijer Center for Writing, TESOL Writing Center Graduate Assistant (position open until filled) 

Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center, Milton E. Ford LGBT Resource Center Graduate Assistant  (position open until filled)

Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Office of Sustainability Practices, Office of Sustainability Practices Graduate Assistant (position open until filled) 

Fred Meijer Writing Center/Seidman College of Business, Seidman Writing Consultant Graduate Assistant (position open until filled) 


Departments generally begin creating positions, advertising them, conducting interviews, and making their selections approximately one month or more before each semester deadline.

Not all positions will be posted on this job board. Thus, you should check with the Student Employment job board as well. You should also contact the grad program departments directly as some departments recruit from within their own pool of grad students first.

GA Appointment Deadlines

Fall Semester - August 1

Winter Semester - December 1

Spring/Summer Semester - April 1

Page last modified February 27, 2024