Employment Options

Graduate Assistantships

Internships and Co-ops

Regular Student Employment

Eligibility: Available fall and spring semesters to students enrolled for at least 4 graduate credit hours. Summer employment does not require enrollment as long as students have not yet completed their degree requirements and plan to be enrolled for at least 4 graduate credit hours in the subsequent fall semester.

Amount: Earnings vary according to wage and number of hours worked. Some positions are paid on a contractual basis.

Application: Job vacancies are posted on Handshake, which can be accessed through the Student Employment Services home page. Postings include job duties, qualifications, salary/wage, a contact person, and instructions for applying. Candidates interview with and are selected by the employing department. Students complete payroll forms and other hiring paperwork at Student Employment Services.  Students are limited to the number of hours they can work per week.

Graduate Hall Director: Graduate Hall Directors (GHD) work with full-time Hall Directors to supervise Resident Advisors (RA), advise hall government, implement academic initiatives, coordinate developmental programs, hear student discipline cases, serve on duty rotation schedule, and respond to student issues and emergencies. The GHD will be responsible for approximately 350 residents and reports to either a full-time Hall Director or an Assistant Director of Residence Life. Previous residence hall experience is preferred, but not required. By nature of live-in responsibilities, GHDs are required to reside on-campus.

Amount: As part of their compensation GHDs receive a stipend, meal-plan, and a furnished apartment. A tuition grant that covers the instructional, non-resident, and general fees is provided. One summer of instructional and non-resident fees are also paid.

Application: Applications including a letter of application, resume, and list of three references may be submitted to: Office of Residence Life, Graduate Hall Director Search, 470 Mitchell B. McLeod Hall, Bowling Green, OH, 43403; FAX 419-372-0477; and reslife@bgnet.bgsu.edu.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted beginning mid-January preceding the academic year for which appointment is desired. Review of applications will begin late-February to mid-March.

Notification: The Office of Residence Life makes notification of applicant's status. Questions concerning available positions can be referred to the above address.

Updated: 08/10/2023 05:05PM