Graduate Assistantships


The Baldwin Wallace University Graduate Assistant Experience

The Division of Student Affairs at Baldwin Wallace University seeks candidates for several Graduate Assistantships every academic year. We typically begin the advertising of our Graduate Assistant vacancies (GA's) in early January and begin conducting interviews in early March.  Our assistantships are, in most cases, two internships combined into one position.  GA's work 25 hours a week.  Our assistantships are live-in positions and may include the role of hall director.  Please view the job descriptions of these internships carefully by clicking here (Student Affairs Internship).

In general each of our internships is supervised by the office directors.  Several Student Affairs staff serve as Graduate Assistant Supervisors

Benefits and Compensation

Our Graduate Assistants offer limited Compensation and Benefits package and other unique Opportunities.  Please review this information carefully to see how appealing our program can be to fulfilling your graduate school aspirations. 

Deciding on a graduate program at BW or elsewhere?

Baldwin Wallace University offers a graduate program in leadership and higher education (please click here for details).  However given your program interest and career plans you may also have the opportunity to attend graduate classes at a neighboring institution and work as a graduate assistant at BW.  Current GA staff are enrolled in BW's MBA program and others enrolled in graduate programs at Bowling Green State University, Cleveland State University, Kent State and the University of Akron.

View BW's graduate programs and the regional institutions with eligible Master's Level Programs- Graduate Programs

How to Apply for Graduate Assistantships

Generally we begin recruiting for Graduate Assistants in the early part of the spring term.  When GA vacancies are posted and you have an interest in applying for one of the available Graduate Assistantships you must submit your cover letter and resume electronically to the Office of Human Resources  ( After the application deadline , pre-selected candidates will be invited to campus for interviews until the position has been filled.  

We have completed our recruitment and hiring of Gradaute Assistants for the 2012-2013 academic year and will resume recruitment efforts for the 2013-2014 academic year beginning in January 2013.

The Baldwin Wallace University Graduate Assistantship Program is committed to it's diversity mission and strongly encourages women and historically  under-represented candidates (African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American and Asian-American/Pacific Islander) to apply.


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