Research Assistant Positions
After their first year of study, most graduate assistants in the department serve as a Research Assistant for at least one semester to further their professional development.
The department offers several RAII positions for students to consider. Please review the job descriptions below. Continuing students are encouraged to apply for at least 3 positions to ensure placement of their choice.
Please note that the deadline to apply for Research Assistantships is January 25th. Please submit both your preference form and a CV/Resume.
English Department Webmaster/Social Media Assistant (includes a summer contract)
Research Assistant for Dr. Sheri Wells-Jensen (MA/MFA students only--includes a summer contract)
Creative Writing Program Assistant - Fall and/or Spring
ENG 0990 Instructor (Prout) - Fall and/or Spring
MAR Fiction Editor - Fall and/or Spring
MAR Managing Editor - Spring Semester
MAR Winter Wheat Assistant - Fall Semester
Additional Employment Positions:
- For Summer Research Assistant Positions outside the department, please check the Graduate College's website regularly to see postings:
- Students should also check Handshake via their MyBGSU web portal for any hourly positions available on campus. Students who have assistantships can work up to 8 supplemental hours during the academic year, and more during the summer. For more information about Handshake, check out the Student Employment Services website: