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Graduate Student Assistantship - Ed. D. Program

The graduate assistant will work on project-based assignment important to the University and its outreach and collaborative initiative, especially in the Ed. D program and other graduate issues

The graduate assistant will use his/her internship experience by working in close collaboration with the Ed. D program Director, Chair of the Education Department and designees(s) to:

  • Assist in the planning of workshops/symposiums, development of all related programs and programming for departments being supported
  • Assist with graduate education program outreach and social networking events
  • Assist with the Doctoral Student Assembly logistics and be an active member of that organization
  • Assist with actual operations and logistics with scheduled events on campus and in the field
  • Conduct research on select topics related to doctoral and master's level education that will be incorporate into programs
  • Coordinate and assist faculty with research and projects as approved by the Ed. D. program Director and Chair of the Education Department
  • Assist in the coordination of faculty projects and research activities
  • Assist in enrollment and recruitment activities
  • Assist faculty in the preparation of course materials and resources
  • Provide administrative support for the Ed.D. Program Director
  • Perform other duties or special projects as required

The graduate assistantship award is equivalent to full-time tuition and fees, plus an hourly rate of $10.00 up to a maximum of $9600 per academic year (September through August). Full -time tuition is for six graduate credits per term, up to a maximum of 18 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 Graduate Assistantship program is designed to provide financial support and stimulating, practical experiences to graduate students

Graduate Assistantship 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
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.25 GPA in their full time graduate program

Interested students should submit a cover letter and resume by email to:

or mail to:

Mrs. Theresa Colonie
Point Park University
201 Wood St, AH 714
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

When responding via email please reference - GRADUATE ASSISTANT - Ed.D Program - in the subject line.

Point Park University is an equal opportunity employer.