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Graduate Assistantships

Work as a research assistant or teaching assistant

Graduate assistantships within the University of Dayton School of Education and Health Sciences are competitive and limited. Graduate assistants are employed to work between 10 to 20 hours per week on the University of Dayton campus. Most positions are for research assistants, though a limited number of teaching assistants are needed.

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  • Department of Counselor Education & Human Services
  • Department of Educational Administration
  • Department of Heath & Sports Science
  • Department of Physical Therapy
  • Department of Teacher Education

Applicants must be accepted to one of the master's/doctoral degree programs within the School of Education and Health Sciences, and must be enrolled full time upon accepting an assistantship.

For more information, and the "GA Additional Work" form, visit the Graduate School page on Porches.

Standard graduate assistant contracts are valid Aug. 16- May 15. Graduate assistants are employed between 10-20 hours per week. Tuition remission and a paid stipend are awarded for the nine-month academic year.

The annual application window for graduate assistantships is Dec. 1-Jan. 31.

Please submit the following when applying:

  • Current resume: Include your program of study, expected date of graduation, relevant experience, previous or current leadership roles, research experience and technology proficiencies.
  • Personal statement: In 1-2 pages, explain why you want to be a graduate assistant in the School of Education and Health Sciences. Identify your areas of strength that would complement or enhance your involvement in the School of Education and Health Sciences.

Email all documents to Gina Seiter, Coordinator of Graduate Programs and Licensing, at

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SEHS Graduate Assistantships

Fitz Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2969