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SUNY Plattsburgh currently offers graduate assistantships and other employment opportunities for well-qualified, full-time matriculated graduate students. Graduate assistants typically work 20 hours a week for the academic year (10 months). Graduate assistantships all carry a tuition scholarship (in-state rate) and a stipend, and allow you an opportunity to grow professionally while pursuing your master's or C.A.S. degree. Other employment opportunities may include paid or partially paid tuition and a stipend.
The types of graduate assistantships offered in various departments and offices at SUNY Plattsburgh include:
Residence Hall Directors - Residence hall directors are responsible for all managerial and programmatic aspects of operating a residence hall and supervises a staff of undergraduate resident assistants.
Administrative Assistants - Administrative assistants provide programmatic and administrative support to various administrative and academic offices throughout campus.
Research Assistantships - Research assistantships are associated with academic departments on campus and may involve students in the following kinds of learning experiences: tutoring, supervising laboratories and clinics, conducting research, and assisting faculty with scholarly and pedagogical endeavors.
Students interested in a graduate assistantship or other employment opportunity should submit the Graduate Assistantship Application Form to the Graduate Admissions Office by February 15. Applications are accepted after February 15, but late applications cannot be considered for all positions. It is the applicants responsibility to complete the Employment Application on the Human Resource Services website per the directions on the Graduate Assistantship Application Form. Applications are reviewed and interviews are scheduled by the department(s) offering the assistantship(s).
For more information about Graduate Assistantships at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:
Graduate Admissions Office
Phone: (518) 564-GRAD (4723)
Toll-Free: (800) 723-9515
FAX: (518) 564-4722