Current Graduate Assistantship Positions Available

Additional 2014 position openings may be posted. Please check back frequently.

Also see Career Services for available employment opportunities. Note that the acceptance of a graduate assistantship makes you ineligible for any other NMU employment during your contracted dates.

A Graduate Student Worker position is also available.

To be considered for a graduate assistantship position, you must:

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) complete the graduate assistantship application and send (via mail or e-mail) to the Office of Graduate Education and Research
4) 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.)
5) follow any additional application instructions specified by the department
6) provide materials relevant to employment experience (such as resume, CV, etc.)

Fall 2014 positions

Athletic Training
Graduate Assistantship Application Deadline: Until filled
Number of Fall 2014 positions:  1
Contact Information:  Julie Rochester,, (906) 227-2026

Position Description: Athletic Training-will perform assigned duties in the undergraduate CAATE accredited athletic training program functioning in both the classroom and clinical education environments. This includes but is not limited to the five (5) Athletic Training Facilities on the NMU Campus.

Additional Items Needed:  Resume, personal statement regarding Athletic Training Educational Philosophy, and three professional references, including (if possible) a reference from the candidate’s undergraduate faculty program director or academic adviser.
More Information:  ATR GA

Business - W.L. Cisler College of Business
Graduate Assistantship Application Deadline:  Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Number of Fall 2014 positions:  2
Contact Information:  Jody Lindberg,, (906) 227-1894

Additional Items Needed:  Resume

Communication and Performance Studies (CAPS)
Application Deadline: Until filled
Number of Fall 2014 positions:  1
Contact Information:  Ansley Valentine,, (906) 227-2045

Position Description: Artistic Intern-Will receive intensive experience in theatre operation and will work in the costume shop for the 2014-15 school year.

Additional Items Needed:  Resume and cover letter. Must have theater experience. Experience in costuming is helpful.

Communications Office
Application Deadline: Accepting applications until filled
Number of Fall 2014 positions: 2
Contact Information: Cindy Paavola,, (906) 227-2720

Additional Items Needed: Resume, cover letter and two journalistic writing samples
More Information: Communications GA

Application Deadline: Monday, June 30, 2014
Number of Fall 2014 positions:  3
Contact Information:  Melissa Romero,, (906) 227-2488

Notes: Nursing department will contact all admitted nursing students regarding positions available.

Additional Items Needed:  MUST be admitted Nursing student and have unrestricted RN license. Recommendation letters will already be on file. Contact department for additional information.