Graduate Assistantship Selection Process

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Student Affairs Graduate Assistantship Selection Process

The Student Affairs Graduate Assistantship Selection Process is facilitated by UGA Student Affairs. All students enrolled in or applying to a graduate degree program offered at the University of Georgia are eligible to apply for a graduate assistantship or graduate level employment opportunity through GASP.

 

The Graduate Assistantship Selection Process application has closed for the 2017-2018 academic year.

All available positions have been filled.

 

 

Timeline and Process

Students interested in applying for the 2017-2018 academic year must submit the Graduate Assistantship Application by December 8, 2016.

Please note: GASP is separate from the application process for admission to an academic program. Click here for more information on The Graduate School.

Step One: Timeline

The first step in the application process is to review the selection timeline which outlines important deadlines and dates you should be aware of during the process. Please see the following example from the previous GASP.

2017-2018 Student Affairs Graduate Assistantship Selection Process Timeline 

Step Two: Position Descriptions

The second step is to review the listings of the anticipated opportunities that will be available during the 2017-2018 academic year. Position descriptions will be available beginning October 14, 2016.

Step Three: Application

You will need to provide the following information on the application:

  • General Information (e.g. name, contact information, education history, references)
  • Cover Letter (PDF format)
  • Resume (PDF format)
  • If you are applying for an assistantship in University Housing, you will be asked for a purpose statement limited to 500 words 

Please remember that your GASP login is NOT the same as your UGA ID login information. If you have any questions, please contact Assessment and Staff Development at gradapps@uga.edu or call at (706) 542-8229. 

Additional Information

All students enrolled in or applying to a graduate degree program offered at the University of Georgia are eligible to apply for graduate assistantships and/or employment opportunities through the Student Affairs Graduate Assistantship Selection Process (GASP). UGA Student Affairs is committed to serving as an educational laboratory for graduate students pursuing careers in Student Affairs. In line with this mission, preference may be given to applicants applying to or currently enrolled in the College of Education’s College Student Affairs Administration (CSAA) program or Counseling and Student Personnel Services program.

The Office of Vice President for Student Affairs (OVPSA) coordinates only the application and interview processes for selected graduate level assistantships and employment opportunities. Applicants should address questions regarding all other aspects of employment, including but not limited to tuition remission and payroll, to the appropriate assistantship provider.

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