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

2021-22  Openings are posted in order received, from newest (top) to oldest (bottom).

The Graduate School, Graduate Resources and Marketing GA (application deadline May 10)

McNair Scholars Program, McNair Scholars Program GA (review of applications begins April 26)

Exercise Science Dept., Exercise Science Graduate Assistant (application deadline May 21) 

Psychology Dept., Quantum Effects in Perception & Decision Making - software and study developer at GVSU 

Recreation and Wellness, Student Affairs, Adaptive and Inclusion GA (deadline May 1)

Recreation and Wellness, Student Affairs, Fitness and Wellness GA  (deadline May 1)

Annis Water Resources Institute Graduate Research Assistantships (Biology students only) 







Departments generally begin creating positions, advertising them, conducting interviews, and making their selections approximately one month or more 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 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