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Funding Opportunities Around Campus

Graduate Assistantships and tuition scholarships may be available (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:

Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program.  Preference will be given to an incoming graduate student whose area of study utilizes applied statistics.

Deadline to Apply:

March 15, 2021

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

1

Work hours per week:

12-15

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to John Edwards at John.P.Edwards@villanova.edu

Interview Required?

Yes

Whom to Contact:

John Edwards
Description: Campus Ministry’s seeks a Graduate Assistant to assist with admistrative tasks, especially related to communications,  assessment, and evaluation.  See Full Description for complete information.

Eligibility:

Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program.  

Deadline to Apply:

March 15, 2021

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

1

Work hours per week:

20

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Meghan Dietzler at meghan.dietzler@villanova.edu

Interview Required?

Yes

Whom to Contact:

Meghan Dietzler
Description: Campus Ministry seeks a Graduate Assistant to work with the local service program in an administrative capacity. Preferred candidates must be accepted graduate students within a two-year program who are self-starters, have a passion for their work and want to see social justice in the world. See Full Description for complete information.

Eligibility:

Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program.  

Deadline to Apply:

March 31, 2021

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

1

Work hours per week:

10-12

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Sean McElwee at sean.mcelwee@villanova.edu

Interview Required?

Yes

Whom to Contact:

Sean McElwee
Description: Campus Ministry’s seeks a Graduate Assistant to build upon the rich tradition of liturgical music on Villanova’s campus. Candidates must be accepted graduate students within a two-year program who have musical experience and a willingness to serve the mission of Campus Ministry's Center for Worship and Spirituality in its musical and liturgical offerings.  See Full Description for complete information.

Eligibility:

Must be accepted to a Graduate Program at Villanova University.

Deadline to Apply:

The submission period is now closed for 2021.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

3

Work hours per week:

20

More Information and How to Apply:

The submission period is now closed for 2021.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

The submission period is now closed for 2021.

Eligibility:

Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program.

Deadline to Apply:

The submission period is now closed for 2021.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

1

Work hours per week:

25

How to Apply:

The submission period is now closed for 2021.

Interview Required?

Yes

Whom to Contact:

The submission period is now closed for 2021.
Description: This is a unique opportunity to work in two student facing departments.  This position is for administrative support and assistance to the Director for the Center for Access, Success and Achievement as needed and also works with the Coordinator of the Service and Social Justice Experience Program in the office of Campus Ministry, assisting with all necessary operations of the program. 

Eligibility

Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program.

Deadline to Apply

April 1, 2021

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1

Work hours per week

15

How to Apply

See Additional Info below for application instructions

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Catherine Stecyk, Associate Director

Additional Info

Please see description.

Eligibility

Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program.

Deadline to Apply

April 16, 2021

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1

Work hours per week

20

How to Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, a social media example, and one writing sample (non-academic) to Rebecca Rebalsky, Assistant Dean, External Relations at rebecca.rebalsky@villanova.edu.

Interview Required

Yes (virtual)

Whom to Contact

Rebecca Rebalsky, Assistant Dean, External Relations at rebecca.rebalsky@villanova.edu

Additional Info

The College’s Office of External Relations and Communications is seeking a Graduate Assistant to support the team with a variety of projects and responsibilities including creating content for the College’s social media accounts, drafting press releases, creating materials to promote special events, some website editing and capturing photos or videos primarily for social media. Communication or English graduate students preferred.

Applicants must have excellent writing skills, intermediate photography skills and an intermediate competency level in Excel and Microsoft Word. Strong experience in Canva, Photoshop, InDesign and video editing software are a plus.

Applicants should have excellent time-management skills and the ability to manage a variety of moving parts in one project.

Position is renewable for second year, pending a successful review at the end of the first year.

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. Candidates should also have experience organizing and planning events. 

Deadline to Apply:

 Position filled for 2021-2022.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

 Position filled for 2021-2022.

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 the GWS application.

Interview Required

 Yes

Whom to Contact

Dr. Travis Foster

GA Description Graduate Assistantship in Gender and Women's Studies

Eligibility:

Must be admitted to a Graduate degree program, and be able to make a two-year commitment to the Honors Program.

Deadline to Apply:

March 1, 2021.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

One position available.

Work hours per week:

 20

How to Apply:

 Fill out and email completed application to HonorsProgram@villanova.edu

Interview Required

 Yes

Whom to Contact

 HonorsProgram@villanova.edu

Eligibility

Must be admitted to a full-time Graduate degree program at Villanova University. Law students are not eligible. Student services, teaching and/or working with students with special needs experience strongly preferred. Must have 2-year commitment for this position. Career interest and background in student services in Higher Education preferred.

Deadline to Apply

Position filled for 2020-2021 academic year. 

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

Position filled for 2020-2021 academic year. 

Work hours per week

20 hours per week for fall and spring semesters. The GA needs to be available to fulfill their hours during our working hours of 9 to 5, with an occasional Saturday once per term or some flexibility an hour before or after our regular hours.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to learning.support.services@villanova.edu or submit directly to the office in the Learning Commons in Falvey Library, Suite 212. Please include your department name and the semester you will begin classes. For more information about our mission visit Learning Support Services website.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Nicole Subik. No phone calls please.

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:

Position filled for Fall 2021.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

Position filled for Fall 2021.

Work hours per week:

 20

How to Apply:

Position filled for Fall 2021.

Interview Required

 

 

Whom to Contact

 

 

 

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:

Position filled for 2020-2021.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

The Student Involvement Graduate Assistant 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 Joseph Citera, Assistant Director for Campus Programs, Office of Student Involvement.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Joseph Citera, Assistant Director for Campus Programs, Office of Student Involvement

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. Full job description.

Deadline to Apply:

Position filled for 2021-2022 academic year.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year:

Position filled for 2021-2022 academic year.

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 Stephen Koch, Assistant Director of Leadership Programs, Office of Student Involvement.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Stephen Koch, Assistant Director of Leadership Programs, 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

The submission period is now closed.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

One position anticipated for 2021-2022

Work hours per week

20

How to Apply

The submission period is now closed.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

The submission period is now closed.

Eligibility

Must be admitted to Graduate Arts and Sciences degree program. Experience with pedagogy of Service Learning or volunteer program will be strongly considered. One-year post graduation work or volunteer experience preferred.

This is a 2-year commitment from August 2021 to May 2023.

Deadline to Apply

This position has been filled through May 2023.

Number of Available Assistantships per Academic Year

1

Work hours per week

 7 hours per week for 2021-2022. Must be willing to work flexible hours including nights and weekends.

How to Apply

This position has been filled through May 2023.

Interview Required

Yes

Whom to Contact

Noreen Cameron 610-519-3251 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