Position: Master of Business Administration (MBA) Graduate Assistantship
Department: School of Business
The MBA Program offers graduate assistantships to full-time students each academic year. The Graduate Assistantship (GA) award is equivalent to full-time tuition and fees, plus a monthly stipend of $800 up to a maximum of $3,200 for the spring semester. Full-time tuition is for nine graduate credits per term. 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. Students will have an opportunity to work with faculty on research projects as well as with the Chair of the School of Business.
Graduate Assistant positions require up to 20 hours of on-campus project-based work per week and are only open to students who are registered, full-time degree candidates. It is preferred that the candidate has a background in math and statistics with excellent communication skills, both orally and in the written word. Candidate must have strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task.
This Graduate Assistantships award is for the spring 2017 semester, however, there may be availability for summer hours. The Assistantship is renewable for a second year based on the recommendation of the faculty mentor; the decision will be made by the Department Chair.
Both United States citizens and international students are eligible to apply.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements
3.50 GPA in undergraduate major
3.25 GPA overall
Students must be enrolled in graduate classes within their program each semester they receive a Graduate Assistant stipend.
Interested students should submit (by hard copy only) a letter of interest, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and two letters of recommendation to:
Ed Scott Chair, Department of Business:
c/o Stephanie Marks
School of Business,
Point Park University
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1984
Please do not call the School of Business. Applicant selected to function as Graduate Assistant for the spring semester will be notified in writing by December 15, 2016.
Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.