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Graduate Student Positions

University Housing offers graduate assistantships to provide practical experiences to apply what you are learning in the classroom to the work you do in our department.

Graduate Assistantship Opportunities

Our graduate assistantships provide practical experiences to apply what you are learning in the classroom to the work done in our department. To be considered for our graduate assistantships, you must apply and be admitted to the Graduate School

We accept applications from graduate students admitted to any graduate program at NC State. Additionally, we collaborate with the Higher Education Administration and the Counselor Education – College Counseling graduate programs.

About the position: The graduate assistant works with a residence life coordinator to provide oversight, support, and development to one of NC State’s residential communities. In this role, the graduate assistant serves as a co-supervisor of resident advisors, advises a residential council, and positively shapes the environment, engagement, and experiences of their assigned community. This position is required to live on campus in a provided and assigned apartment. 

Compensation: The graduate assistant for residence life receives a stipend, health insurance reimbursement, dining dollars, access to technology, housing and a tuition waiver at the North Carolina resident rate (in-state). Specific compensation is outlined in the position description. 

2023-24 Position Description

About the position: The graduate assistant for residential learning assists with the day-to-day operations, programming, planning and coordination of their assigned living and learning village. Within their assigned living and learning village, the graduate assistant will support the village director to facilitate learning through high-impact learning experiences. Some functions and responsibilities for this graduate assistantship may vary depending on the assigned living and learning village; any variance of functions and responsibilities will be reviewed with candidates during the interview process. Housing is not provided for this position. 

Compensation: The graduate assistant for residential learning receives a stipend, health insurance reimbursement, dining dollars and a tuition waiver at the North Carolina resident rate (in-state). Specific compensation is outlined in the position description. 

2023-24 Position Description

About the position: The graduate assistant is a member of University Housing’s team who assists with the creation and management of projects to support the Residential Education Model (REM); recruitment, selection, and training of student staff; and supporting residential leadership initiatives. Working on a team and independently, this position is responsible for data management, leading others to accomplish department goals and assisting with special projects to maximize the department’s effectiveness.

Compensation: The graduate assistant for residential learning receives a stipend, health insurance reimbursement, dining dollars and a tuition waiver at the North Carolina resident rate (in-state). Specific compensation is outlined in the position description.

2023-24 Position Description

University Housing employs graduate assistants to support inclusive living and learning experiences through residential education and community engagement. University Housing is currently recruiting applicants for the 2023 – 2024 academic year. 

To apply for a graduate assistant position for the 2023 – 2024 academic year, you must: 

  • Apply to the NC State Graduate School by the published deadline.
  • Submit a cover letter and resume to housingjobs@ncsu.edu. Within your cover letter indicate the positions you wish to be considered for an interview and your academic program within the Graduate School.
Timeline
Tuesday, Jan. 3Begin accepting application materials
Wednesday, Jan. 4 – Friday, April 14Interviews completed and employment offers made on a rolling basis

Practicum and Internship Opportunities

We work one-on-one with current graduate students searching for a practicum or internship opportunity. These experiences are designed to provide you with real-world experiences to activate classroom learning. Contact housingjobs@ncsu.edu to discuss your interests in a practicum or internship experience. 

Other Positions

Incoming and current graduate students can also apply for our community assistant, community assistant coordinator, facilities work crew, housing ambassador, resident advisor, summer conference ambassador and village mentor positions. To learn more about these positions, please visit the student employment page.