Graduate Assistants

Becoming a Graduate Assistant

Graduate assistantships are designed to support students in their pursuit of advanced degrees at Arkansas Tech University. ATU is an Equal Access, Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

Specific expectations and responsibilities of graduate assistants vary, based upon department. However, all graduate assistants are required to:

  • Work on campus
  • Complete a background check
  • Participate in a GA Orientation
  • Maintain good academic standing

Applicants Please Read:

  • Review application requirements within each specific advertisement below
  • Submit Application materials to contact person specified within advertisement
  • General application requirements include resume, letter of intent, and unofficial college transcripts


For a list of current Position Openings check:

Division of Student Affairs Graduate Assistantships 
Academic Program Openings 


New and Returning GA Orientation 

New and returning graduate assistants are required to complete an orientation with the Graduate College each academic year they receive a contract.  Please click here for more information.


Please contact the Graduate College at 479-968-0398 or with any questions about the assistantship process.