Graduate and Teaching Assistantship Vacancies

Many of the academic Graduate and Teaching Assistantships are advertised internally within the departments. We recommend that you first contact the appropriate school, college or department to view any vacancies. If you would like to advertise any open Graduate or Teaching Assistantships, please contact Tara Curley at

Current enrolled students can also visit the job portal handshake hosted on the career services webpage to view additional funding opportunities:

To hold a Teaching or Graduate Assistantship, a student must be enrolled full-time in a matriculated program. For information about eligibility, please visit the following Graduate Assistantship, Fellowship & Tuition Scholarship Guidelines for Students:                      

Graduate and Teaching Assistant Fringe Benefit Information

Office of Applied Learning
Student Assistant for Applied Learning Job Description

Office: Applied Learning/Academic Programs and Planning Unit: Academic Affairs
Title: Graduate Student Assistant for Applied Learning
Payroll title: Student Assistant
Reports to: Program Assistant, SUNY Applied Learning
Works with: Office of Applied Learning
Academic Affairs/Academic Programs and Planning Provost's Office
External Relationships: Campus Applied Learning representatives

Position Summary: The Graduate Student Assistant for Applied Learning is a part­ time position in the Office of Applied Learning.

The Student Assistant will play a critical role in supporting the SUNY applied learning initiative with a focus on civic and community engagement. This work will require working with existing SUNY Administration offices and SUNY campuses.

The Student Assistant will build on existing program work, research best practices, and help plan events and meetings.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Civic Engagement Community of Practice, including taking the lead on creating the Constitution Day publication.
  • Conduct research for the publication of the Applied Learning Newsletter "The Umbrella" and coordinate the design and publication of the newsletter.
  • Serve as the lead for Poetry Out Loud, National Intern Day, 30 Days of Giving, and website updates.
  • Support applied learning events and meetings, including the annual conference.
  • Conduct research to support/advance office projects and goals.
  • Participate in data collection and analysis as needed.
  • Attend various meetings/conference calls convened within the Office of Applied Learning.
  • Other projects as assigned.

Graduate students must be enrolled full-time to be eligible. This position is for 20 hours/week, and the pay is $14/hour. Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Laura Trottier, Program Assistant for SUNY Applied Learning, at Any questions regarding this position should also be directed to Laura.