Current Graduate Assistantship Positions

To be considered for a graduate assistantship position, you must follow the instructions of the department's posting in addition to meeting the conditions listed below.

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) 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:
1) The graduate assistantship application

2) Provide three letters of recommendation (If your admission letters of recommendation are on file in the graduate office, you may ask for them to be forwarded to the department where you are applying.)

3) A cover letter detailing your reasons for seeking the position

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


Graduate Assistantship Positions

This list is not definitive. Please check with your department for open positions and application procedures. This link will lead you to a list of departments who have hired research and administrative GAs in the past. 

Graduate Student Worker positions (which are not teaching assistantships) will also be posted when available. See Career Services also for assistantships other employment opportunities. Note that the acceptance of a graduate assistantship makes you ineligible for most other NMU positions during your contracted dates.


Open Graduate Assistant Positions for 2019-2020 Academic Year:


Economic Development Research Assistant - Center for Rural Community and Economic Development

View the Job Description

Contact: Robert Eslinger at 906-227-2190 or to apply.


Counseling and Consultation Services

View the job description and apply on Handshake. 

Contact Dody Huuki at 906-227-2980 or for more information. 

Application deadline: May 3, 2019


Multicultural Education and Resource Center

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