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:
- Support outreach opportunities with business leaders and professional organizations
- Assist in planning of workshops/symposiums, development and implementation of all related programs and programming
- Conduct research on select topics that will be incorporated into programs
- Assist with actual operations and logistics with scheduled events on campus and in the market.
- Provides primary support and works closely with the Center for Sports Media and Marketing
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 36 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 from September 1, 2012 – April 30, 2013 with a possible renewal for the summer.
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.