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Graduate Assistant, Academic & Student Affairs

Graduate Student Assistantship (GSA):  Office of Academic and Student Affairs

This candidate will work on project-based assignments important to the University and its outreach and collaborative initiatives. 

In particular, the graduate assistant will use their internship experience by working in close collaboration with the Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs or designee(s) to:

Assist with graduate education program outreach and student social networking

Assist in planning of workshops/symposiums, development and implementation of all related programs and programming for departments being supported

Assist with actual operations and logistics with scheduled events on campus and in the market. 

Conduct research on select topics that will be incorporated into programs

The Graduate Assistantship (GA) award is equivalent to full-time tuition and fees, plus a monthly stipend of $800 up to a maximum of $6,400 per academic year (September through April).  Full-time tuition is for nine graduate credits per term, up to a maximum of 27 graduate credits per year, if the student’s position and/or program includes summer enrollment.

Room and board, additional tuition charges, books and incidental costs are not included.

Point Park University’s Graduate Assistantship program is designed to provide financial support and stimulating, practical learning experiences to graduate students.

Graduate Assistant positions require up to 20 hours of project-based work per week and are only open to students who are registered, full-time degree candidates.

Graduate Assistantships are awarded for a one-year period and are renewable for a second year. Both United States citizens and international students are eligible to apply.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

3.50 GPA in undergraduate major

3.25 GPA overall

This graduate assistantship will run for the fall term (beginning September 2015 – April 30, 2016) with a possible renewal for the summer and/or the fall term depending on performance.

The student must be enrolled in graduate classes within the MBA program and/or MA in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Interested students should submit a letter of interest, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (if earned), letters of recommendation, and other pertinent application materials to:

Dr. Karen McIntyre
Academic and Student Affairs
Point Park University
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, Pa 15222-1984



Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.