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Welcome to the Student Affairs graduate assistantship webpage. Student Affairs is pleased to offer a variety of assistantships in its respective units. Graduate student assistantships and their accompanying tuition waivers provide graduate students with financial resources that help defray the expenses associated with completing their graduate degrees. Students who hold assistantships experience educational and professional benefits. The responsibilities and benefits of assistantships vary, but in general, students gain further instruction and techniques in the field of Student Affairs. Assistantships provide a learning environment that fosters growth and development while supporting the mission of Student Affairs by empowering students to achieve the greatest potential in their personal and academic development.

Assistantship Resources

Students may hold teaching, research, graduate or pre-professional graduate assistantships — see descriptions of the duties related to each type of assistantship. Teaching assistants and graduate assistants are represented by the Graduate Employee Organization (GEO).

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View a list of all assistantships offered at the University of Illinois.

Available Assistantships

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  • Graduate Assistant — I-Connect Diversity & Inclusion Workshops, Diversity & Social Justice Education
    Last updated: February 26, 2019
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Note Regarding Assistantships: Applications for assistantships and hourly positions are accepted and considered year-round as positions become available at any time. However, the peak hiring period is the spring for the upcoming academic year and training is required for all positions. Minimum assistantship rates are set by the University. All hires are subject to the availability of University funds. A commitment to diversity and inclusion is required. Therefore, candidates must demonstrate through their application materials and interview a willingness to serve students from all racial, ethnic, religious, political, social, income, achievement, and other backgrounds and students with different sexual identities and orientations.

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  • Professional Graduate Assistants — University Apartments (Family & Graduate Housing)
    Last updated: February 21, 2019
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