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Graduate Assistantships

Assistantships are on-campus positions that provide a practical experience to your degree along with financial assistance. You will find a variety of assistantships throughout campus to provide you with experience and growth. 

See the Graduate School Handbook for information about when to apply and academic requirements. 

Potential Graduate Assistantships for CSD Students:

Budget Office

Career Services

Center for Academic Technology Support

Child Care Resource and Referral

Office of Civil Rights

College of Education and Professional Studies

Counseling and Student Development

Counseling Center

Dining Services

Disability Services

Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle Level Education

Educational Leadership

Faculty Development

Gateway/Minority Affairs/TRIO Program


Graduate School

Greek Life

Health Services

Housing(Please check with Housing before applying)

Information Technology Services

International Students and Scholars

MLK Jr. University Union

New Student Programs

Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

School of Continuing Education

Secondary Education/Master Teacher

Student Community Service

Student Life Office

Student Publications

Student Rec Center

Study Abroad

Tarble Arts Center

To Apply:

To apply for graduate assistantships, candidates need to:

    1. As a requirement of the Graduate School, complete the Graduate Assistantship Application.
    2. Submit an electronic copy of your resume by email to csd@eiu.edu if you are interested in a graduate assistantship in Counseling and Student Development.

It is beneficial to travel around campus to introduce yourself and give a resume to departments you are interested in. Be sure to start early because graduate assistantships fill up quickly.