Current Graduate Assistantship Positions

When known, Graduate Student Worker positions will also be posted. Also see Career Services for assistantship and other employment opportunities.

Note that the acceptance of a graduate assistantship makes you ineligible for most other NMU positions during your contracted dates.

To be considered for a graduate assistantship position, you must follow the instructions of the department's posting. Each department will have different requirements.

1) be admitted to a master's level program WITHOUT any conditions (graduate certificate and non-degree seeking students are not eligible for these positions).
2) have a 3.0 GPA or higher in all graduate level coursework
3) follow any additional application instructions specified by the department
4) provide materials relevant to employment experience (such as resume, CV, etc.)

The department MAY require that you also provide these items:
1) complete the graduate assistantship application and send (via mail or e-mail) to the Office of Graduate Education and Research
2) provide three letters of recommendation to the Office of Graduate Education and Research. (NOTE: If your letters of recommendation are already on file in the graduate office, please ask for them to be forwarded to the department where you are applying.)

NOTE: Students are restricted to a maximum of two years as a graduate assistant unless specified by the department due to length of their degree program.

Graduate Assistantship positions

Please check with your department for open positions and application procedures.

Also see Career Services for assistantship positions and other employment opportunities.

Positions for Winter 2017:

Center for Student Enrichment - Special Events/Volunteer Center : This position will assist the Director and Assistant Director in the operation of the Center for Student Enrichment, with an emphasis on advising the Special Events Committee and NMU Volunteer Center.

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Housing and Residence Life - Spooner Hall: This position is responsible for developing a living-learning environment in Spooner Hall that builds community, personal development, and meaningful interaction between students and staff. This is a live-in position.

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