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Graduate research and teaching assistantships are available for select graduate studies programs.  Assistantships are considered a 50% position and Graduate Assistants are expected to devote approximately 20 hours per week performing assigned duties.

Graduate Assistants receive:

  1. 9-month salary of $12,427.50 which includes fringe benefits*
  2. Out-of-State tuition waiver to non-resident and Midwest Student Exchange Program students
  3. Comprehensive health insurance plan. 

Assistantships are awarded on a competitive basis for their respective programs. To be eligible for graduate assistantships, students must be:

  • fully admitted to the program 
  • enrolled for a minimum of six credits of course work each semester and no fewer than 15 credits during the entire academic year
    • Exception: minimum enrollment requirement does not apply to part-time MSW students
  • maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average for graduate courses.

Additional information regarding specific types of assistantships can be found below. Read more in the Graduate Catalog.
*Assistantship contracts may vary depending on funding source of position. 

MESA Graduate Assistantship 
The Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) office is pleased to announce an assistant opportunity in their office starting this July 2021. For more information on the position, please read the description provided here
  • How to apply: Applicants are encouraged to submit a resume, cover letter, and three references by Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Please submit all materials to Loretta Rafter at by the deadline. 
  • For more information, please contact Loretta at the above email. 
Environmental Science and Policy Assistantships:
First Nations Graduate Assistantship - Wisconsin Sea Grant
Master of Science in Management Assistantships:
Master of Science in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Assistantships:
Master of Social Work Assistantships:

For general information, contact:

  • Office of Graduate Studies
    University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, CL 835
    2420 Nicolet Drive
    Green Bay, Wisconsin 54311-7001