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Graduate Assistant Positions

CEHS often has graduate assistant positions available to our graduate students. There are many benefits to obtaining a graduate assistantship position, including work experience in your field of study to add to your professional resume, mentorships with our knowledgeable faculty to enrich your study, and university tuition waivers.

Available CEHS Graduate Assistantship positions:

Graduate Assistantships - Child Development and Family Studies

August 2019 - May 2020

Desired Qualifications
  • Applicants should have background knowledge in child development and family studies or related areas.
  • Applicants should be skilled in working with students and faculty, knowledgeable on retrieving scholarly knowledge, able to manage undergraduate classes, reliable, able to meet deadlines, organized, and able to work in a self-directed manner.
Eligibility

Graduate students, with preference given to those in the Child Development and Family Studies major or the LSHD Ph.D.

Compensation

A stipend for 9 months with tuition waivers for fall and spring semesters

Details of positions
  • Position 1: Teaching CDFS 110 – Families Across the Life Span – one section each fall and spring semesters.
  • Position 2: Teaching CDFS 110 – Families Across the Life Span – one section each fall and spring semesters.
  • Position 3: Teaching CDFS 112 – Introduction to Marriage and Families – one section each fall and spring semesters.
  • Position 4: CDFS support GA – provide program to support to CDFS faculty in both fall and spring semesters.
  • Position 5: CDFS support GA – provide program to support to CDFS faculty in both fall and spring semesters.
  • Position 6: CDFS 250 Research Methods support GA
How to Apply

Submit a Graduate Assistantship Application to Alicia Manley (507 Allen Hall). Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Jessica Troilo at  Jessica.Troilo@mail.wvu.edu.

Application deadline

May 5, 2019, or until positions are filled


If the position description requires that you submit a CEHS G.A. application, to be submitted to the Center for Student Success, please use the following download link:  Download CEHS G.A. Application

The WVU Student Life Office of Student Success and the WVU Graduate Education Office also offers Graduate Assistantship opportunities.


Higher Education Administration G.A. Positions

Students in the Master of Arts in Higher Education with Student Affairs Specialization on-campus program are eligible for graduate assistantships within the WVU Student Affairs Office and its programs.  View available positions.


Note to Faculty:

If you are a CEHS faculty member who would like to submit a G.A. position to advertise on this page, please fill out the online form available at the link below.

Submit G.A. position announcement

Programs that are hiring graduate assistants for are asked to use the sample contract, letter, or checklist now available at the WVU Graduate Education website. A sample evaluation form that can be used at the end of each semester to assess and record the performance of graduate assistants is also provided. Questions about graduate assistantships can be directed to the Office of Graduate Education and Life, 304-293-7173,  GradEd@mail.wvu.edu.