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Graduate Assistants

  • 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 Library, 2nd Floor, Suite 211

    Forward completed application and your resume by email, mail or fax to:
    Career Services Office
    Saint Francis University
    P.O. Box 600
    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.

    Download a printable version of the GA Guidelines

    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.

    DEPARTMENTS/OFFICES WHO HAVE HIRED GRADUATE ASSISTANTS (partial list):

    • Academic Departments (School of Business, School of Health Sciences, etc.)
    • Admissions
    • Advancement
    • Advising & Retention
    • Athletics (Coaching Assistant, Sports Information, Student-Athlete Development, etc.)
    • Campus Ministry
    • Center for Service & Learning
    • International Student Programs
    • Office of Study Abroad
    • Science Outreach Center
    • Small Business Development Center
    • Student Development Division (Career Services, Residence Life, Center for Student Engagement)

    Graduate Assistant Openings

    Graduate Assistant positions are currently open at Saint Francis University for the 2017-18 academic year and can be viewed on the SFU Employment page.

    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, Library, 2nd Floor, Suite 211, or the individual departments which are sponsoring the positions.

    Contract information, once hired: Contact the graduate program coordinator.

    Any other questions: Contact Career Services!