Graduate Assistantships

at Saint Francis University

  • Graduate Assistantship (GA) Positions

    Graduate Assistantships are a great way to help cover tuition expenses and gain work experience. GA positions are available on campus through many academic departments and administrative offices.

    To Apply for a GA Position

    Download the Graduate Assistantship application
    Or pick one up from Career Services in 203 Raymond Hall.

    Forward completed application and your resume by email, mail or fax to:
    Career Services Office
    Saint Francis University
    P.O. Box 600, 203 Raymond Hall
    Loretto, PA 15940
    careerservices@francis.edu
    FAX: 814-472-3889

    The individual department will directly contact prospective GA applicants, but applicants are also encouraged to make contact and follow up with those who have openings.

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Acceptance to one of the university’s graduate programs as a full-time student
    • Departments may have additional requirements
    • Once hired, completion of a Graduate Assistant (GA) contract through Academic Affairs – terms to be determined between the sponsoring department and the Graduate Assistant.

    Other departments that routinely hire GAs (partial list)

    • Academic Departments (MBA, Chemistry, PA, PT, etc.)
    • Academic Affairs
    • Admissions
    • Advancement
    • Athletics (coaching assistant, sports marketing, student-athlete development, etc.)
    • CERMUSA (Center of Excellence for Remote and Medically Underserved Areas)
    • Institutional Research
    • IT Services
    • Human Resources Office
    • Renewable Energy Center
    • Small Business Development Center
    • Student Development Division (Career Services, Residence Life, Student Activities, etc.) 

    Tuition Remission

    Graduate assistants are eligible for full tuition remission for up to 9 credits per semester. Summer varies according to each department. Fees, books and additional credits are the responsibility of the graduate assistant.

    For more information, concerning:

    Graduate programs: Contact the program coordinators
    Assistantship placement opportunities: Contact the Career Services Office at 814-472-3019, careeerservices@francis.edu, 203 Raymond Hall, or the individual departments which are sponsoring the positions.
    Contract information, once hired: Contact the graduate program coordinator.
    Any other questions: Contact Career Services!

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