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2021-2022 Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantship Program

Please check back soon for Summer 2021 openings. 

Graduate Assistantships
Application Deadline:  

Overview: The Florida State University Libraries in partnership with the School of Information invites eligible School of Information Masters and Ph.D. program students to apply for Graduate Assistantships in the University Libraries.  The purpose of these assistantships is to provide graduate students with valuable, applied work experience that will enhance their classroom learning and their marketability to potential employers after graduation.

Areas of Concentration:  

Qualifications: Admission into the FSU School of Information Masters or Ph.D. program in Information is required.  Consideration will be given to incoming students; offers will be contingent on acceptance into the program. Note:  GAs must be enrolled as full-time students for each semester of the assistantship.

Successful applicants must demonstrate the following skills and abilities:   

  • ability to balance graduate coursework and work responsibilities
  • commitment to public service
  • strong technology skills
  • familiarity with searching techniques
  • commitment to teaching and learning
  • strong communication skills
  • ability to develop detailed and accurate resources
  • library experience preferred but not required

Work Hours/Stipend: The assistantships start in spring 2021 with the expectation they will continue each semester until graduation assuming satisfactory work performance.  The assistantship requires 20 hours of work each week during the academic term, and may include evenings or weekends. The stipend is $6,640 for spring ($20/hour) and will include a tuition waiver of nine hours each semester. 

To Apply: Complete the University Libraries Graduate Assistantship online application form here. The deadline for submission is November 12, 2020.  Applicants will be selected for interviews shortly after the deadline

Contact:  Please email semiller@fsu.edu with any questions

 

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