Graduate Assistantships

Mercyhurst University makes a limited number of assistantships available to graduate, post-baccalaureate, and second bachelor's degree students. Graduate assistants work 25 hours per week during the academic year. They receive either a 50 percent or 100 percent tuition waiver in addition to an annual stipend of $7,000 (first year) or $7,500 (second 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 is subject to budget approval.

Graduate Assistant Application deadline: June 30 for following academic year

Selection Process


Students who have been accepted into an academic degree or certificate program may apply for a graduate assistantship by submitting a graduate assistantship application form. Department managers will review 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 Assistantship Application and send to:

Office of Adult and Graduate Programs
Attn: Candace Schiffer
501 E. 38th Street
Erie, PA 16546

Employment


Mercyhurst University provides a limited number of part-time employment opportunities to graduate students. Employees receive a stipend of up to $9,000 per year. Graduate employees work up to 25 per week during the academic 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.
Graduate Employment Application deadline: June 30 for following academic year.

Selection Process


Hiring departments will review employment applications and contact applicants of interest for interviews. All employment offers will be made by the hiring department.

To Apply


Download the Graduate Assistantship Application and send to:

Office of Adult and Graduate Programs
Attn: Candace Schiffer
501 E. 38th Street
Erie, PA 16546