Employment

Mercyhurst University offers a limited number of part-time employment opportunities for graduate students. Positions are available in the Hammermill Library, Office of Residence Life, the Recreation Center, and several administrative departments. These positions pay $11.00 per hour and students may earn up to $9,000 during the academic year. Students must be enrolled full-time during the period of employment.

The graduate student employment program is administered through the Graduate Enrollment Office. Incoming students who are interested in part-time positions should inquire about these opportunities when they confirm their enrollment. Returning (second year) students should inquire during the spring of their first year.

All assistantships are one year appointments and are renewable for one additional year based on the mutual agreement of the student and the employing department, and are subject to budget approval.

Selection Process


The graduate student employment program is administered through the Graduate Enrollment Office. Incoming students who are interested in part-time positions should inquire about these opportunities when they confirm their enrollment. Returning (second year) students should apply during the spring of their first year.
Department managers will review completed applications and contact applicants of interest for interviews. All employment offers will be made by the hiring department.

To Apply

Download the Graduate Employment Application and send to:

Graduate Enrollment Office
Attn: Candace Schiffer
501 E. 38th Street
Erie, PA 16546

If you need more information, contact Candace Schiffer, Graduate Enrollment Office.

Events

Cummings Gallery
Art Faculty Show

Dates: Aug 21-Sep 28, 2014

Location: Cummings Gallery

William Close and The Earth Harp Collective
William Close and The Earth Harp Collective

Dates: Sep 5

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

Anais Mitchell
Anaïs Mitchell

Dates: Sep 30

Location: Erie Art Museum

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