Do you need help paying for your graduate work? Are you interested in working closely with faculty while gaining hands-on experience in educational leadership? Our department is committed to providing practical opportunities for both professional and personal growth through our graduate assistantships.

Responsibilities and Expectations

Typically, you’ll work 20 hours per week as a research assistant or as a support staff for programs or grants. Graduate assistantships are only available to full-time students who are available to work 20 hours or more per week on campus (online graduate assistantships are not available).

How to Apply

You must be officially admitted to a graduate degree program in the university to be eligible for an assistantship or internship.

When graduate assistantships become available, these are posted on the Cardinal Career Link.

Find Assistantships


Please contact the Department of Educational Leadership at 765-285-8489.

Paying for Your Education