Funding Opportunities Around Campus

Graduate Assistantships and tuition scholarships may be available occasionally (contingent on available funds) in the following university offices. Please see the list below to determine the eligibility criteria and to whom you should address your application in each department. Spaces are competitive and limited. If you are being considered for a position, you will be contacted directly by the office listed after you apply for a position.

Eligibility:

The successful candidate will be enrolled in a graduate program in CLAS, VSB, College of Engineering, or College of Nursing.

Deadline to Apply:

TBD

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

Next Available Assistantship - Fall 2019

Work hours per week:

10-15 hours/week

How to Apply:

For those interested in applying for the Office of Campus Ministry Graduate Assistant Position, please email a resume and cover letter to the Director of the Center for Pastoral Ministry Education John P. Edwards.

Whom to Contact:

John P. Edwards
Areas of Responsibility:

-Enter and reconcile all Campus Ministry expenses from professional ministers and the technical coordinator into CM master budget under the supervision of the office Sr. Administrative Assistant and Director of the Center for Pastoral Ministry Education.

-Report to each Campus Ministry director any missing or unaccounted for expenses.

-Assist in other office administrative support as needed.   

Full Position Description: Can be found here.

Eligibility:

Must be accepted to a Graduate Program.

Deadline to Apply:

TBD

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

1 Assistantship available in 2018-2019

Work hours per week:

20

How to Apply:

Click for more information.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Nicole Davis

Eligibility

Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program.

Deadline to Apply

Current Position Filled.  

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

Next Opening - Summer 2019

Work hours per week

20

How to Apply

See description

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Mike Westrate,  Director

Additional Info

Please see description.

Eligibility:

Must be admitted as a full time student to a Graduate Arts and Sciences degree program. Students with an interest in the GWS certificate program will be given special consideration.  Candidates should also have demonstrable administrative skills, including knowledge of programs like Word and Pagemaker, and the interest and ability to work on the program’s web page, the GWS blog and all social media.

Deadline to Apply:

No Opening for Fall 2017. Next deadline to apply in Spring 2018

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

 1 Full Assistantship every two years. Next opening in Fall 2018.

Work hours per week:

 20

How to Apply:

Students must submit to the Gender and Women’s Studies Assistantship Selection Committee copies of all materials submitted to Graduate Studies and to the individual department or program. In addition, applicants must submit an application, résumé; a letter of recommendation written by someone knowledgeable about the applicant’s interest in Gender and Women’s Studies; and a single-spaced one page essay (c. 500 words) discussing the intellectual, spiritual, social, and political dimensions of the applicant's commitment to Gender and Women’s Studies.

Interview Required

 Yes

Whom to Contact

Dr. Catherine Kerrison

Other Please click here for a detailed description of this position.

Eligibility:

Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program.

Deadline to Apply:

January 30, 2018

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1 position available in Fall 2018

Work hours per week:

 20

How to Apply:

 Contact the Director of the Honors Program

Interview Required

 Yes

Whom to Contact

 Barbara Romano, Coordinator 

Eligibility

Must be admitted to a Villanova Graduate degree program. Career Interest and background in student services in Higher Education preferred.

Deadline to Apply

Next available for Fall 2017. Applications to be reviewed in early 2017.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1 Full Assistantship for 2 years 

Work hours per week

20

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter and list of 3 references to learning.support.services@villanova.edu 

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Dr. Nancy Mott

Eligibility:

  1. Graduate Professional Traineeship in Research Compliance
    1. Assist the Associate Director, Research Compliance in operations of the university's major research compliance initiatives.
    2. Tasks include:
      1. Review and complete regulatory documentation and records.
      2. Coordinate regulatory meetings.
      3. Facilitate institutional review of research activity.
      4. Serve as office contact for electronic systems-related assistance.
    3. Work experience required.
    4. Strong administrative and writing skills required.  Confidentiality agreement required.
  2. Graduate Professional Traineeship in Grants and Contracts Administration
    1. Assists the Associate Director, Grants and Contracts in operations of the university's research portfolio.
    2. Tasks include:
      1. Review and complete regulatory documentation and records.
      2. Facilitate institutional review of research activity.
      3. Serve as office contact for electronic systems-related assistance.
      4. Other administrative duties as assigned.
    3. Work experienced required.
    4. Strong administrative and spread-sheeting skills required.  Confidentiality agreement required.

Deadline to Apply:

Passed for Summer/Fall 2017. Positions currently filled.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

2 Full Assistantships

Work hours per week:

 20

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a brief (1 paragraph) statement about what they hope to achieve/learn from a professional assistantship, along with a list of relevant experience they may have, if any. Send to Holli Moore at resadmin@villanova.edu.

Interview Required

 Yes

Whom to Contact

Holli Moore

 

Eligibility:

Must be admitted to a full-time Graduate degree program at Villanova University.  Law students are not eligible.  Student organization leadership experience strongly preferred. Must have 2 year commitment for this position.

Deadline to Apply:

March 1. Applications will be accepted starting January 15 and position will be filled on a rolling basis.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

One Student Involvement Graduate Assistants positions works directly with student advising and programming. The assistantship includes stipend.  Position begins on or around August 1.

Work hours per week:

Must be willing to work flexible hours including nights and weekends. 20 hours per week.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and list of three references to JJ Brown, Director, Office of Student Involvement.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

JJ Brown, Director, Office of Student Involvement

Eligibility

Must be admitted to a Graduate Arts and Sciences degree program. Experience managing data, using technology to produce reports, spreadsheets, etc. preferred. Customer-service experience is also preferred. Must have excellent communication skills.

Deadline to Apply

March 1, 2018 

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1 Full Assistantship for 2018-19 anticipated

Work hours per week

20

How to Apply

Email resume to Emily McCloskey, Director of Graduate Studies. Your email message must contain your department name and the semester you will begin classes. Please do not submit any applications prior to January 1, 2018.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Emily McCloskey at emilly.mccloskey@villanova.edu

Eligibility

Must be admitted to a Graduate Arts and Sciences degree program. Experience with pedagogy of Service Learning and or volunteerism in Leadership in Higher Education is helpful.

Deadline to Apply

April 1, 2018

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1 Tuition Assistantship 2018-2019; 2 year position

Work hours per week

 7

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and the name of one reference to: noreen.cameron@villanova.edu

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Noreen Cameron 610-5193251 or Mary Aiello 610-519-4602

Additional Info

For more information about the Sophomore Service Learning Community please visit this page: Sophomore Service Learning Community