Graduate Studies Assistantships

Graduate and Post-Bacc Studies offers competitive graduate assistantships to actively enrolled Agnes Scott graduate students to eenhance their academic and student experience. 

Opportunities on Campus:

Graduate students can apply to assist offices throughout the Agnes Scott campus. Students awarded a campus graduate assistantship receive an hourly rate for their time worked and a partial tuition waiver. 

All available assistantships for the 2023-2024 academic year are listed below. To apply for an available assistantship, click the link below:

 

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Position: Inclusive Leadership Graduate Assistant 

Department: SUMMIT

Reports to: Heather Scott

Work Period: Summer 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2024

Hours: 10 hours per week

Start Date:

  • Summer: May 15
  • Fall: August 15
  • Spring: January 15

Compensation: $15 per hour and partial tuition waiver 

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Inclusive Leadership Graduate Assistant reports to the Assistant Dean of Inclusive Leadership and collaborates with staff members to perform supporting activities relating to inclusive leadership curriculum and co-curriculum programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the development of program communications and program marketing materials
  • Provide program assistance
  • Assist with the collection and organization of curriculum materials
  • Provide program support
  • Assists with the facilitation of student-facing programming such as SCALE and Legacy
  • Assist with review and editing of program documents and materials
  • Assists with program scheduling
  • Assists with assessment and program review efforts
  • Duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

Education: 

  • Must be an incoming or current Agnes Scott graduate student
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at Agnes Scott or, for incoming students, completed their program(s) in good standing at their previous institutions. 
  • Enrollment in a minimum of 9-credit hours attempted per semester(s) of the assistantship.
  • Graduate Assistantship grants or employment cannot be deferred.
  • Students may not work more than 19 hours a week on the assistantship.
  • A graduate assistant may not be employed in any another position on the Agnes Scott campus nor can they hold two assistantship positions in one semester
  • International students will have additional steps to complete to be hired.
  • Eligibility for assistantships and grant support expires when a student graduates, withdraws, is not enrolled, is terminated, or otherwise becomes ineligible. 
  • (once the catalog is released in the summer: See the graduate catalog for more details about eligibility and requirements.)

Experience: 

  • Background in English and Marketing and experience with program planning and event coordination

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY

  • Possess knowledge of MS Office Tools, Canva
  • Strong commitment to team collaboration
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please apply by choosing Inclusive Leadership Graduate Assistant (SUMMIT) on the application form linked above.

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

 Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity and gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Partner Opportunities:

The Social Impact Graduate Assistantship is a signature program that offers funding for up to (5) enrolled Social Innovation master’s students who are engaged in meaningful internships aligned with the program’s overall goals - making an impact to affect positive change by building solutions.

The Social Impact Graduate Assistantship is available through an application process submitted the semester before the internship engagement. Students awarded this assistantship will receive a partial tuition waiver and an award up to $1,000 for one semester while serving in their internship.

Assistantship Award:

  • Social Impact Award: $1,000 distributed one week after the last day to withdraw from a class
  • Social Impact Partial Tuition Waiver: $400/credit hour enrolled for semester of internship

Eligibility:

  • Current graduate student enrolled in the Master of Arts in Social Innovation program
  • Student must be in good academic and financial standing 
  • Minimum program GPA of 3.0 
  • Internship must be within a position connected to the learning outcomes of the Social Innovation program
  • Internships provide 3.0 credit hours for a minimum of the following hours:
    • Total of 130 hours throughout the semester (ie. 10/hours a week for 13-weeks) 
  • Eligible students receive Social Impact Graduate Assistantship for one semester; multiple awards are not granted to a single student
Application deadlines:

Summer 2022: May 15, 2022
Fall 2022: July 15, 2022
Spring 2023: November 15, 2022

Once selected for an internship by an employer, students must submit the application below and contact us at gradsupport@agnesscott.edu to receive the internship proposal and site verification forms to complete the application process.

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Contact us at gradsupport@agnesscott.edu if you have questions.

Agnes Scott Graduate Studies and the Atlanta Civic Circle have partnered to offer up to two (2) enrolled graduate students an opportunity to receive a partial tuition waiver and gain meaningful work experience aligned with the program’s overall goals - making an impact to affect positive change by building solutions.

The Atlanta Civic Circle Graduate Assistantship is available through an application process submitted the semester before the internship engagement. Students awarded this assistantship will receive a partial tuition waiver for each semester while serving in their internship.

Assistantship Award:

  • Partial Tuition Waiver: $400/credit hour enrolled for semester of internship

Eligibility:

  • Current graduate students enrolled in one of the following graduate programs: Certificate in Writing & Digital Communication, M.A. in Writing & Digital Communication, M.S. in Data Analysis & Communication, or M.A. in Social Innovation program.
  • Student must be in good academic and financial standing 
  • Minimum program GPA of 3.0 
  • During the summer semester, maintain a minimum of 6 credit hours
  • Internships provide 3.0 credit hours for a minimum of the following hours:
    • Total of 130 hours throughout the semester (ie. 10/hours a week for 13-weeks) 
  • Eligible students can receive the Atlanta Civic Circle Graduate Assistantship for up to two semesters, earning 6-credit hours
  • If selected for an internship by the Atlanta Civic Circle, students must contact us at gradsupport@agnesscott.edu to receive the internship proposal and site verification forms to complete the application process.
Application deadlines:

Summer 2022: May 15, 2022
Fall 2022: August 15, 2022
Spring 2023: December 15, 2022

Please apply by completing the application form, which includes uploading a current resume and cover letter.

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Eligibility & Requirements

  • For consideration at the time of admission, applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and completed their program(s) in good standing at their previous institutions. 
  • Current graduate students must maintain good academic standing, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • A graduate assistant may not be employed in any other position on the Agnes Scott campus nor can they hold two assistantship positions in one semester.
  • International students will have additional steps to complete to be hired as a GA.
  • GAs must enroll in a minimum of 9 attempted semester hours for each fall or spring semester of their assistantship.
    • Students completing a graduate assistantship during the summer semester must maintain a minimum of 6 credit hours.
  • Graduate Assistantship grants or employment cannot be deferred.
  • Graduate students will work with the assigned project supervisor for 10-15 hours per week for the time period indicated on the contract based on assignment, and may not work more than 19 hours a week.

Contact us at gradsupport@agnesscott.edu if you have any questions about the graduate assistantship application process.

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