Criteria for Selecting Graduate Assistants 

  1. Admission to a graduate program.
  2. Full-time student status while holding the assistantship (total of eighteen credits for the academic year - Summer, Fall, Spring).
  3. Minimum 3.0 undergraduate grade point average. 
  4. Two additional letters of recommendation and submission application materials.
  5. Successful interview or equivalent assessment of suitability for assistantship by department personnel.
  6. Ability and willingness to perform the duties outlined in the job posting and assigned by the Director/Department Chair of the respective program. 

General Application Steps

Be sure to follow any other instructions contained in the job description.
  1. Select the job of interest below.
  2. Complete the Graduate Assistant Application.
  3. Submit an application to hiring manager.

Several Graduate Assistantship positions are available for exceptional students who are interested in joining the master's program in Electrical Engineering and Bio-engineering programs at Wilkes University.

For more information, please contact Dr. Abas Sabouni at abas.sabouni@wilkes.edu.

University College is dedicated to providing exemplary services to assist all students to achieve academic and intellectual excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional programs, from their initial transition to college through their progress to post-graduate studies and professional careers.

 University College is seeking exceptional students interested in the fields of higher education and student support.  The University College graduate assistant will collaborate with staff in the development and administration of programs and services to assist first-year students with their transition to college and for the purpose of supporting student success.  The graduate assistant will also advise and guide a cohort of first-year students to develop educational plans in support of their long-term and life goals.

The graduate assistant will gain exposure and real-world experience in the following areas and programs administered by University College: advising services, academic support services, disability support services and ACT 101.  To learn more about University College, please visit our website.

Interested applicants should email their completed application to Dr. Jon Ference, Associate Provost for Student Success, at  jonathan.ference@wilkes.edu

Etruscan (MA)

Online. Student will be responsible for performing 6 hours of service per week for the semester. Duties will include, but are not limited to, editing, copy work, and grant writing.

Student will gain valuable knowledge regarding the day-to-day workings of a small press, including editing, copy work, and grant writing.

Etruscan (MFA) 

Student will be responsible for 6 hours of service per week and will train to be an assistant editor for Etruscan Press. Student will provide any additional office and project support as needed.

Student will gain a working knowledge of the duties of an assistant editor of a small press.

Kayle Jones Books

Online. Student will be responsible for performing 6 hours of service per week. Duties will include, but are not limited to, manuscript editing, and developing/enacting a marketing campaign for new book releases, including social media content.

Student will gain knowledge of publishing a book from manuscript to printing and marketing within a small press.

Blue Moon/HaveScripts

Online. Student will be responsible for performing 9 hours of service each week. Duties will include, but are not limited to, acting as an editorial assistant to Jean Klein at Blue Moon Plays, a company that produces approximately ten new scripts per year.

Student will gain knowledge of the workings of a playwriting production company including the editing and production of new plays.

CW Office

In-person and online. Student will be responsible for performing 9 hours of service per week, assisting the director and administrative assistant with a variety of tasks. Student's duties will include, but are not limited to, assisting with social-media marketing, office reorganization, assisting during the residency, and directly assisting the office staff in other development projects.

Student will gain knowledge regarding the operations of a low-residency creative writing program.

CW Publication Editor

Student will be responsible for collecting, drafting, and editing news stories for the program's newsletter, Revise This! Student will also be responsible for inviting and coordinating guest bloggers on the Creative Writing blog, The Write Life. 

Interested applicants should e-mail their completed application to Dr. David Hicks at david.hicks@wilkes.edu