The School of Arts and Sciences offers a graduate assistantship during the academic year (September through April) with all tuition and fees paid along with an annual stipend of $6,400. The graduate assistant must be a full-time incoming or current Point Park University master's degree student and must work in the School of Arts and Sciences for a minimum of 20 hours per week.
Contracts are for one year and may be renewed for one year based on performance. Both U.S. citizens and international students are eligible to apply.
The graduate assistant reports to Robert Fessler, Ph.D., professor of psychology and acting dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, who determines assignments and projects based on the needs of the School of Arts and Sciences. Projects can include event planning, proofreading, conducting research, website and social media writing and promotion and miscellaneous office duties.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements for the graduate assistantship:
- A bachelor's degree;
- A resume and cover letter stating why you are seeking the assistantship; and
- Three references along with their contact information.